Tourist facilities benefits and discounts with the JR Pass

Tourist facilities benefits and discounts with the JR Pass

The JR Pass is not just a ticket to seamless travel across Japan’s extensive rail network. It’s also a passport to a range of benefits and deals at tourist attractions across Japan, including discounts for children.

From historical sites in Hokkaido to cultural landmarks in Eastern Japan, your JR Pass can unlock numerous special discounts and perks.

Aside from perks at tourist facilities, you can also use your JR Pass to get deals on other aspects of travel, such as car rental and hotel discounts at regions across the country.

In this guide, we’ll explore the various discounts and benefits available at tourist facilities across different regions of Japan that are included with the JR Pass.

Hokkaido Region

Tourist attraction Benefit/Discount Official Website
JR Tower (Sapporo) 10 Welcome Coupons
(1 x 100 yen discount coupon per each 2,000 yen purchase)
JR Tower
Otaru Aquarium (Otaru) 200 yen discount on adult admission (100 yen discount in winter season) Otaru Aquarium
Hokkaido Museum (Sapporo) 100 yen discount + coffee voucher Hokkaido Museum
Historical Village of Hokkaido (Sapporo) 100 yen discount + coffee voucher Historical Village
Hoheikan (Sapporo) 30 yen discount Hoheikan
Ichibankan (Sobetsu) 10% discount on all souvenirs Ichibankan
Showa Shinzan Bear Ranch (Sobetsu) 10% discount on admission Bear Ranch
Kitanogurume Seafood market and restaurant (Sapporo) Free gift with purchase of 1,000 yen /free bowl of crab soup at restaurant Kitanogurume
Daikokuya Plaza (Noboribetsu) 10% discount on souvenirs Daikokuya Plaza
Banei Horse Racing (Obihiro) Free gift set during races Banei Horse Racing
Nemuro Kotsu Bus (Nemuro) Free postcards with ticket purchase Nemuro Kotsu Bus
Ashoro-an (Ashoro) 10% discount on meals and souvenirs Ashoro-an
Tentozan Observatory /Okhotsk Ryu-hyo Museum (Abashiri) 10% discount on adult admission Tentozan Observatory
Takasago Sake Brewery (Asahikawa) Free sake cup with purchase of 3,300 yen or more Takasago Brewery
Miura Ayako Literature Museum (Asahikawa) 100 yen discount on admission Literature Museum
New Onsenkaku Hotel
(Toyotomi)
Discounted admission for adults New Onsenkaku Hotel
Yoro-na Café
(Nayoro)
Free cup of glutinous rice coffee Yoro-na Café
Hakodate Morning Market Sakaeya (Hakodate) Free drink with purchase of at least 2,200 yen Hakodate Market
Mt. Hakodate Ropeway (Hakodate) Free postcard with ticket Mt. Hakodate Ropeway
Goryokaku Tower (Hakodate) Free postcard Goryokaku Tower

Eastern Japan Region

Tourist Attraction Benefit/Discount Official Website
Aomori Museum of Art (Aomori) Free postcard Aomori Museum of Art
Tsugaruhan Neputamura (Hirosaki) Free postcard Neputamura
Koiwai Farm (Shizukuishi) Discount of 200 yen on adult admission and free postcard Koiwai Farm
Hiraizumi Rest House (Hiraizumi) Discount of 200 yen on mochi set Hiraizumi Rest House
Shiroishi Castle (Shiroishi) Discount of 200 yen on armor experience Shiroishi Castle
Namahage Museum (Oga) Free postcard Namahage Museum
Mogamikyo Basho Line Tour (Yamagata) Discount on boarding fee (100 yen for adults and 50 yen for kids) Mogamikyo Tour
Tsurugajo Castle and Rinkaku tea room (Aizuwakamatsu) Free gift with ticket purchase Tsurugajo Castle
Hitachi Seaside Park (Hitachinaka) Free clear file Hitachi Seaside Park
Kodokan (Mito) Group admission fee discount Kodokan
Kairakuen Gardens (Mito) Group admission fee discount Kairakuen
Wakayama Farm (Utsunomiya) 20% discount on admission Wakayama Farm
Nikko Natural Science Museum (Nikko) Discounted admission Nikko Museum
Usuitouge Railway Heritage Park (Annaka) 10% discount on admission Usuitouge Park
Seiyoutei Restaurant
(Annaka)
Free towel with the Onsen Mark Curry Seiyoutei
Iwatuki Ningyou Museum (Honcho) Discount on group admission fee Iwatuki Ningyou Museum
The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum (Saitama) Free postcard Bonsai Art Museum
Tokyowanferry (Bay of Tokyo) Discount on one-way boarding fee Tokyowanferry
NOKOGIRIYAMA ROPEWAY (Futtsu) 50 yen discount on Jigoku ice cream NOKOGIRIYAMA ROPEWAY
SHIBUYA SKY (Tokyo) 10% discount at Souvenir Shop SHIBUYA SKY
SANKEIEN GARDEN (Yokohama) 100 yen discount on admission fee SANKEIEN GARDEN
Sado Gold Mine (Sado) Discount on tickets for mine courses Sado Gold Mine
Nishikogoi no Sato (Ojiya) 100 yen discount on admission fee Nishikogoi no Sato
Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art (Kofu) Free original gift item Yamanashi Prefectural Art Museum
Nagano Prefectural Art Museum (Nagano) 100 yen discount on admission fee to collection exhibit Nagano Prefectural Art Museum

Central Japan

Tourist Attraction Benefit / Discount Official Website
Kakegawa Kachouen (Kakegawa) Discount on admission fee Kakegawa Kachouen
Kiunkaku (Atami) Discount on admission fee Kiunkaku
NIHONDAIRA ROPEWAY (Shizuoka) 10% discount on ticket NIHONDAIRA ROPEWAY
Chubu Electric Power MIRAI TOWER (Nagoya) Discount on admission fee MIRAI TOWER
The Tokugawa Art Museum (Nagoya) Free postcard Tokugawa Art Museum
Shinhotaka Ropeway (Takayama) Discount on round-trip ticket (100 yen for adults, 50 yen for kids) Shinhotaka Ropeway
ISE Sea Paradise (Ise) Discount on admission fee ISE Sea Paradise
Dolphin Island & Toba Bay cruise (Toba) Discount on normal fare Dolphin Island & Toba Bay cruise

West Japan

Tourist Attraction Benefit / Discount Official Website
Osaka Castle Museum (Osaka) 10% discount on admission fee to castle tower Osaka Castle Museum
World Heritage Himeji Castle (Himeji) 20% discount on admission fee World Heritage Himeji Castle
KINOSAKI MUST-VISITS PASS (Kinosaki) 200 yen discount on normal fee KINOSAKI MUST-VISITS PASS
Akashi Sushi Coupon (Akashi) 10% discount Akashi Sushi Coupon
Shinonsencho ?Yume Tsubame? Community Bus (Hyogo) Free ride for JR Pass holders Shinonsencho ?Yume Tsubame? Community Bus
Kyoto Railway Museum (Kyoto) Free clear file folder Kyoto Railway Museum
Biwako Kisen Steamship Co.,Ltd. (Lake Biwa) 10% discount on Michigan and Chikubushima Cruises Biwako Kisen Steamship Co.,Ltd.
Kasugataisha Museum (Nara) Discount on entrance fee Kasugataisha Museum
Four Temples Excursion related to Prince Shotoku (Nara) 200 yen discount per person Four Temples Excursion
CORAL PRINCESS Shirahama Midsea Observation Tower (Shirahama) Special discount on admission fee Shirahama Key Terrace
KaetsunouBus World Heritage Bus (Toyama) 20% discount on tickets KaetsunouBus
Notojima Aquarium (Nanao) Discount on adult admission fee Notojima Aquarium
Tsuruga Red Brick Warehouse (Tsuruga) 20% discount on admission fee, free gift Tsuruga Red Brick Warehouse
Port of Humanity Tsuruga Museum (Tsuruga) 20% discount on admission fee, free gift Port of Humanity Tsuruga Museum
Adachi Museum of Art (Yasugi) Discount on individual admission fee Adachi Museum of Art
Kirinjishi Sightseeing Loop Bus (Tottori) Free postcard Kirinjishi Sightseeing Loop Bus
Tottori hanakairou- Flower Park (Tsuruda) Discount on admission fee Tottori hanakairou- Flower Park
Ohara Museum of Art (Kurashiki) Discount on adult admission fee Ohara Museum of Art
Kurashiki Kimono Komachi (Kurashiki) Free original denim coaster Kurashiki Kimono Komachi
Rabbit Line (Mihara – Okunoshima) 400 yen discount on return ticket Rabbit Line
Hofu City Tourist Information Center (Hofu) Free postcard, 100 yen discount on rental bicycles Hofu City Tourist Information Center
Kaikyo Yume Tower (Shimonoseki) 20% discount on admission fee Kaikyo Yume Tower

Shikoku Region

Tourist Attraction Benefit / Discount Official Website
FUKIAGETEI (Takamatsu) Free souvenir card with purchase of 1,000 yen or more FUKIAGETEI
Mitoyo Tourism and Exchange Authority (Mitoyo) Free postcard Mitoyo Tourism and Exchange Authority
The Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum (Urado) 20% discount on admission fee, free postcard Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum
Tokushima Welcome Center (Tokushima) Free original postcard Tokushima Welcome Center
Boke Mart (Miyoshi) Free cup of tea and yokan azuki bean jelly with purchase Boke Mart
Matsuyama Castle cable car and chair lift (Matsuyama) Discount on ropeway or lift Matsuyama Castle cable car
Matsuyama Castle Main Tower (Matsuyama) Discount on admission fee Matsuyama Castle
SHINJUKAIKAN (Uwajima) 20% discount on pearl products SHINJUKAIKAN
Dogo Onsen Annex Asuka-no-Yu (Matsuyama) Discount on entrance fee to 1st floor public bath Dogo Onsen

Kyushu Region

Tourist Attraction Benefit / Discount Official Website
Ekimachi 1-Chome Kurume (Kurume) Various discounts and free items at different stores Ekimachi 1-Chome Kurume
TRANDOR (Hakata Station) 5% discount on purchases TRANDOR Hakata Station Store
The Mojiko Beer Factory beer restaurant (Kitakyushu) Free small drink Mojiko Beer Factory
Mojiko Retro Cruise (Kitakyushu) 10% discount on boarding fee Mojiko Retro Cruise
Ekimachi 1-Chome Saga (Saga) Various discounts and free items at different stores Ekimachi 1-Chome Saga
Ekimachi 1-Chome Karatsu (Karatsu) Various discounts and free items at different stores Ekimachi 1-Chome Karatsu
Yutokuinari Shrine (Kashima) Free English-language pamphlet and oil blotting paper Yutokuinari Shrine
Saga Castle History Museum (Saga) Free souvenir Saga Castle History Museum
Ekimachi 1-Chome Sasebo (Sasebo) Various discounts and free items at different stores Ekimachi 1-Chome Sasebo
TRANDOR (Nagasaki Station) 5% discount on purchase TRANDOR Nagasaki Station Store
TRANDOR Amu Plaza (Nagasaki) 5% discount on purchase TRANDOR AMU Plaza Nagasaki Store
Amu Plaza/ Kaido Kamome Market (Nagasaki) Free 500 yen shopping discount voucher AMU PLAZA Nagasak
Yamasa Shipping Co., Ltd. (Nagasaki) Special discount price with advance reservation Gunkanjima Landing & Cruise
Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture (Nagasaki) 20% discount on admission fee to the permanent exhibit Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture
B-Passage (Beppu) Various discounts and free items at different stores B-Passage
JR Oita City Various discounts and offers JR Oita City
Myoban Yunosato Osen (Oita) Discount on admission fee (100 yen for adults and 50 yen for kids) Myoban Yunosato
TRANDOR (Kumamoto Station) 5% discount on purchase TRANDOR Kumamoto Station Store
JR Kumamoto City Various discounts and offers JR Kumamoto City
Aso Hanabishi Restaurant (Kumamoto) Free soft drink with dining Aso Hanabishi
Aso Cuddly Dominion (Kumamoto) 100 yen discount on admission fee Aso Cuddly Dominion
Amu Plaza (Miyazaki) Free 500 yen shopping discount voucher AMU PLAZA MIYAZAKI
Miyakoh Botanic Garden (Aoshima) Discount on rent-a-cycle fee Miyakoh Botanic Garden
Rent-a-Cycle Nichinanya (Obi) 100 yen discount on rent-a-cycle fee Obi Rent-a-Cycle
Aoshima Shrine (Aoshima) 100 yen discount on admission fee Aoshima Shrine
Obi Castle (Obi) Discount on admission fee Obi Castle
JR Kagoshima City Various discounts and offers JR Kagoshima City
Maruichi (Kagoshima) 100 yen discount on the 1st dish, excluding lunch menu items
Sengan-en (Kagoshima) Discount on admission fee Sengan-en

 

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