Japanease Instant Ramen | Japan Guide

Ramen are also available in several prepared forms that are quick and easy to make at home or in your hotel room. A wide range of instant ramen products are sold in cups and packets atsupermarket, convenience store and some vending machines. The simplest require only the addition of hot water, which is sometimes supplied at the store or machine where they are sold.Hotels in Japan almost always provide hot water on their rooms, making these types of instant ramen an easy, hot meal choice for tourists, as well.

There are also various types of fresh ramen and ramen toppings sold at Japanese grocery stores. These are fast and easy to make too, but require a little more time to prepare than the instant varieties as the noodles do not come precooked. In addition to boiling the noodles, you must also make the soup from the concentrated soup base included with the noodles and your desired toppings. Despite this extra bit of effort, these products make it possible to enjoy restaurant quality ramen conveniently at your own home.

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Different types of instant and fresh ramen

Get There and Around,

The Cup Noodles Museum is a 10 minute walk from either Minato Mirai Station on the Minato Mirai Line (3 minutes, 180 yen from Yokohama Station) or Sakuragicho Station on the JR Negishi Line (3 minutes, 140 yen from Yokohama Station) and Yokohama Subway Line. The Akaikutsu Loop Bus connects Sakuragicho Station with the nearby Landmark Plaza, the Pacifico Convention Center, World Porters (across from the Cup Noodles Museum), the Red Brick Warehouses and other sights in central Yokohama. It costs 100 yen per ride.

Hours and Fees

HOURS 10:00 to 18:00 (entry until 17:00) CLOSED Tuesdays (or the following day if Tuesday is a national holiday), New Year holidays FEES 500 yen (workshops and activities cost extra)
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