What can you do with 500 Yen or around $5 (USD) in Japan?
Matome Culture & Lifestyle
Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 08:50
With just 500円 (500 Yen) or $5 (USD), you can do all these kinds of activities in Japan.
1. Shopping in 100 Yen Shop
100 yen shops sell a lot of items for only 100 yen each. However, you still need to prepare for 8% consumption tax. So, you can only buy 4 items from 100 yen shop. You can buy all sort kind of things such as houshold appliances, cutlery, stationery, and dried food.
For more information check out this matome about 100 yen shop.
2. Take a Bath in Sento
When you feel tired, you can use a 500 yen coin to take a nice warm bath in sento. There are certain rules that you need to obey when you are in sento, such as to bring your own towel and soap. However, there are some bigger sento that provide them for you.
For more information, check out this matome about super sento.
Shinobu Machida (Researcher of popular culture) Since old times in Japan, it has been believed that bathing not only washes the dirt from your body but cleanses
3. Try Your Luck in Omikuji
Omikuji is commonly known as Japanese Fortune Paper. This fortune paper will have writings that depict your future. To get omikuji you need to donate from about 100 to 500 yen.
4. Eat a Bowl of Kaisendon
When you're hungry, try to eat kaisendon. They're delicious, healthy and affordable.
Kaisendon Ooedo Tsukiji City Market, Chuo - Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos - TripAdvisor
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5. Rent a Bicycle
If you want to enjoy the beauty of Tokyo without having to walk through all the crowds, renting a bicycle can be the right option for you. The most affordable rental bicycle you can get is 500 yen.
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