Excursion (Sep. 5th 13:30−)
We plan 4 excursion courses (
・ We start from the conference hall at . Please finish your lunch until then.
・ We will pay your transportation fees while please pay entrance fee to each temple by yourself.
and Maruyama-Park (Entrance Free): Rich natural environment. Very close to Gion (traditional
2. Kinkakuji Temple Course
3. Uji Course
By taking a 30 min. train ride, we will get to Uji station. Uji is famous for Japanese tea and two UNESCO World Heritages which we will visit. They are within 10-20 min. walk distance from the station. There are many souvenir shops in the area.
Uji Byoudouin (Entrance-fee 600yen): This temple is carved in ten yen coin.
Ujigami-jinja Shrine (Entrance Free) :This is ｂbelieved to be the oldest existing shrine building in Japan.
4. Hiei-zan mountain hiking.
An eight kilometer hiking (some 700 meter elevation). Will depart at 1240 from the conference site and take lunch together to save time. This option is subject to change (or cancel) due to the number of interested people and/or the weather. For more details, please contact to the organizers at the registration desk.