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Conference Excursion

We regret that we decided not to organize the official bus tour ourselves. Instead, we provide information on sightseeing bus tours with English-speaking guide operated by bus tour companies below. We encourage you to privately join the tour if you are interested. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Transportation, Sightseeing and Restaurants

There are various train and subway lines to get around in Tokyo. Here're some of the useful transportation and sightseeing guides.


Various websites (e.g.,,, and are available to search and reserve hotel rooms. Hotels in Ueno, Okachimachi, Ochanomizu, and Suidobashi areas are convenient to reach University of Tokyo by foot (~15-20 min). We strongly recommend you to reserve a room as soon as possible because hotels in Tokyo are often filled up well in advance.

Social Events

We will have a conference dinner in the evening of October 19th. Please refer to Banquet page for details.