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General Information

Passport and Visa

The visa application exemption has been resumed and most nationalities are no longer required to apply for a visa to enter Japan.
For countries for visa exemptions, please refer to the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
https://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html

Currency

Only Japanese yen is acceptable at stores and restaurants. Foreign currency can be exchanged into Japanese yen at banks, major hotels, and airports.

Tips

Tips are not necessary in Japan, including hotels and restaurants.

Electrical Supply

The voltage in Japan is 100 - 110 volts for electrical appliances. Electrical sockets usually accept only two-pronged (vertical) plugs.

Tour(Social Program)

We are planning some social programs in Japan after the conference.
Please wait for a while for amounts and details.

  • Half Day Course A
    ~Tour of the Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Tokyo 2020
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  • Half Day Course B
    ~Kiyosumi Garden and Kasai Rinkai Park
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  • Half Day Course C
    ~Team Labo and Toyosu Market Tour
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  • One Day Course
    ~Asakusa, Tokyo Sky Tree, Sumida River Water Bus, Hamarikyu Gardens
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  • One Day Course
    ~Sake Brewery Tour
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  • One-day tour
    ~Food Sample Experience (Kappabashi)
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  • One-day tour
    ~Iai Experience
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  • One-day course
    ~Kimono Experience Tour (Asakusa area)
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  • One-day course
    ~Asakusa Yokocho
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  • 2 Day Package (Kyoto)
    ~Kiyomizu Temple, Ginkakuji Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Arashiyama
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Accommodation

We are planning to offer special hotel rates for participants of WTC2023.

Congress Venue

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo

2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo 160-8330 Japan

Tel: +81-3-3344-0111

Web Site: https://www.keioplaza.com

Access

Local transportation

ACCESS TO CENTRAL TOKYO

Narita International Airport is about 60km from central Tokyo, and is easily accessed by either the Narita Express Train in just 40 to 60 minutes or the new Sky Access (Keisei Skyliner) in 40 minutes. Haneda International Airport is even more convenient, located within 15km (15 minutes by train) of central Tokyo. Within the city, a well-developed network of public transportation allows easy and convenient movement in and around the city. Major modes of transportation include trains, subways, buses and taxis.

ACCESS TO CENTRAL TOKYO

An extensive network of trains and subways run through central Tokyo, offering convenient and easy commuting. The unique numbering system of the Tokyo Metro which identifies the metro line as well as each station, makes it easy even for first-timers to know which line to get on. In addition, the safety and cleanliness of the trains and subway cars means that travelers have no hesitation about making full use of the transportation system, even at night. Taxis run widely in Tokyo, and these could be stopped on the street side as well as at cab pools or taxi ranks in front of hotels, train stations and large buildings. Taxis are clean and comfortable, offering white-glove service and lace seat covers. The minimum fare for one subway ride is JPY 150 (USD 1.4) and minimum rate for one taxi ride (2 km) is JPY 410 (USD 3.7).

Airport Time to Shinjuku Method of Transportation Cost
Narita International Airport approx. 120 minutes Airport Limousine Bus JPY 3,100 (approx. USD 28*)
approx. 80 minutes Narita Express Train (NEX) JPY 3,190 (approx. USD 29*)
Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) approx. 50 minutes Airport Limousine Bus JPY 1,230 (approx. USD 11*)
approx. 40 minutes Train JPY 600 (approx. USD 5*)

*USD 1 =JPY 110