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Basis for J-Hopping


Budget places to eat


Mixed bento Fried chicken bento Fried noodle bento

Hoka-ben shop

You will see many hoka-ben shop in the city. Why don't you try this well-balanced lunch?

Two major Hoka-Ben chained stores.
Hoka-Hoka Tei (L) and Kamado-ya (R)


Osho is the biggest chinese chained restaurant and famous for the inexpensive prices. 56 Ohshos in Kyoto
Typical ohsho menu "Gyoza" :180yen / 6 pieces


Curry is one of people' standard foods.
Japanese curry is more like English one than Indian original.
Generally people eat curry with rice in a dish.
In Kyoto city there are a lot of curry shops.
"Coco Ichiban-ya" is biggest chained curry restaurants. More than 20 shops in the city
Probably you will find a Coco-Ichi shop when you are on a sightseeing.

Curry rice with
Chicken cutlet
Vegetable with
curry rice
Mushroom with
curry rice
Coco Ichiban-ya



4 major Gyudon Chained shops



There are 12 MOS BURGR shops in Kyoto city
Cooking is processed  less automatically 
and you can get hot fresh humburgers.
Let's Check their menu


Osaka style Hiroshima Style
(noodle inside)
(much leek inside)


Onigiris which you can buy
at convenience stores
Onigiris in a momemade lunchbox


Kyoto Ramens. Soup is terrific!

Ramen shops are everywhere in the city


Japanese fastfood takoyaki

There are two kind of takoyaki shops. Take-out only shops and shops you can eat inside


Yakitori and Yakitori restaurant

J-Hoppers Hostels

J-Hoppers Group Site

Hostel in kyoto

J-Hoppers Hostel Kyoto

The hostel opened in Kyoto in 2002. It's an 8 minute walk from JR Kyoto Station. There are many important historical sites such as Toji Temple or Fushimi-Inari Shrine. The nearest bus stop is right in front of this hostel , which is on the quite convenitnt bus route to access to other major sights such as Kinkakuji, Kiyomizudera or Gion.

Hostel in Hiroshima

J-Hoppers Hostel Hiroshima

The hostel opened in Hiroshima in 2006. The builing used to be a Japanese style ryokan and most guest rooms are Japanese style with tatami matts. Located near the Peace Memorial Park and A-bomb Dome. You can also go to Miyajima, which is one of the 3 most scenic spots in Japan, by tram.

Budget hotel in Osaka

J-Hoppers Hostel Osaka

The hostel opened in Osaka in 2008. It's just about 15 minutes walk to JR Osaka station, which has extensive travel links to everywhere. It could be a starting point for all sightseeing places not only Osaka but also Nara, Kobe, Koyasan and Himeji.

Guesthouse in Hida Takayama

J-Hoppers Hostel Takayama

The hostel opened in Takayama in 2009. It's just 3 minutes walk to JR Takayama station. Takayama has preserved the feeling of a castle town. There are lots of historical spots such as Histrorical Govement House, San-machi-suji lined with stores selling the traditional wares and craftman's workshop and Hida Folk Village.

Sharehouse in Kyoto