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Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Entertainment_Prices

Admission fee of Tokyo Sea Life Park = 700 yen ($7.07 €5.38)

I went to Tokyo Sea Life Park today and its admission fee was 700 yen ($7.07 €5.38). There was no charge for elementary school kids. As usual there were many guests, I could not see fish well, but rear of the heads much. Once one penguin e…

Japan Atlas (map book) = 29000 yen ($311.83 €243.70)

Japan Atlas costs 29000 yen ($311.83 €243.70). I can not afford such an expensive map, so I bought a second hand map at a second hand shop "Book-off". It cost only 500 yen ($5.38 €4.20), but it was an older version and it is not as impress…

Admission fee of Shinagawa historical museum = 100 yen ($1.06 €0.83)

From March 26th to April 4th, my son is enjoying his spring break of school. He and his mother went to a local small museum, Shinagawa historical museum. Admission fee is 100 yen ($1.06 €0.83) for adults, free for local kids. The museum di…

Admission fee of Idemitsu museum = 1000 yen ($10.64 €8.20)

I paid 1000 yen ($10.64 €8.20) to enter Idemitsu museum which is located near Imperial Place. There is no charge for junior high student or under. When I visited, the exhibition of Art of Orient was held. The founder Mr. Idemitsu loved Geo…

Drinking at a park, seat reservation charge = 0 yen

In the cherry blossom season, many people come to a park where cherry trees blossom out. Then people mat sheets and drink alcohol. Anyone can get place to sit and drink. The first to come will be the first to be deserved good place. Someti…

Admission fee of Nogeyama (Yokohama) zoo = 0 yen ($0 €0)

Yokohama city (2nd biggest city in Japan) official runs three zoos. The oldest one is Nogeyama zoo. You can enter Nogeyama zoo without fee (admission fee is 0 yen). Other two are Kanazawa zoo and Zoorasia. Admission fee of Kanazawa zoo is …

Admission fee of an aquarium = 1000 yen ($10.53 €8.00)

Admission fee of Tokyo Tower Aquarium costs 1000 yen ($10.53 €8.00). Tokyo Tower is a broadcasting tower currently. However a brand-new tower Tokyo Sky Tree will succeed its role from mid of this year. Tokyo Tower has an aquarium at the gr…

Admission fee of a small zoo = 300 yen ($3.16 €2.40)

My son and I have been to a small community zoo, named Adachi-ku Seibutsu-en, today. Its admission fee was 300 yen ($3.16 €2.40), 150 ($1.08 €1.20) yen for under 15 years old. The zoo feeds approximately 50 kinds of lives, including big sn…

Drinking with friends = 4000 yen ($43.01 €32.00) for 2 hours

If you are over 20, you can drink alcohol at a Japanese style pub. It costs 4000 yen ($43.01 €32.00) with two hours unlimited drinks (= free refills). The above is an ad of a pub. That pub serves 8 dishes and 2 hours unlimited drinks with …

Admission fee of an aquarium = 1300 yen ($14.13 €10.48)

Admission fee of Shinagawa aquarium costs 1300 yen ($14.13 €10.48). I entered an aquarium with local resident discount. It was for 800 yen ($8.70 €6.45). Shark Humphead wrasse, a.k.a. Napoleonfish Glass fish

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.