Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Kyoto, Japan

Address: 36 Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8317 Japan


Hotel booking site of JTB

Recommended hotels, which are located relatively close from the venue, are as below:

Name To/from the symposium venue Nearest station (Landmarks) Hotels' official web
Hotel Okura Kyoto
(5 stars)
25 mins.(10 mins. bus & 15 mins. walk) Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Sta.(Kyoto City Hall)
Kyoto Brighton Hotel
(5 stars)
25 mins.(10 mins. bus & 15 mins. walk) Marutamachi Sta. or Imadegawa Sta. (West of the Kyoto Imperial Palace)
Solaria Nishitetsu Hotel Kyoto Premier
(3 stars)
25 mins.(10 mins. bus & 15 mins. walk) Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Sta. (Kyoto City Hall)
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo
(3 stars)
35 mins.(train or bus & walk) Karasuma-oike Sta. (1km west of the Kyoto City Hall)
Hotel Heian-no-mori Kyoto
(3 stars)
25 mins.(10 mins. bus & 15 mins. walk) (Heian Shrine)

Budget Hotel:

Apart from JTB, official agent of PSE 2021+ also recommends an accommodation facility of Kyoto University, which located at a 5-minute walk place.
Name To/from the symposium venue Price Contact
Shirankaikan Annex 5 mins. walk JPY7,100/night
(Single room)
(Contact e-mail address deleted)

Entry into Japan & COVID-19

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VISA Information

Currently, foreign nationals/people who are willing to enter Japan need a visa newly issued by Embassies or Consulates or Consular Office of Japan (for Taiwan, Taipei Kaohsiung offices of Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association) (hereinafter referred to as "Japan’s overseas establishments") in the country/region depending on the purpose of their entry. Based on New Border Measures (27) from 1 March 2022, we will help with preparing documents of the visa application for only those who accepted presentations of PSE 2021+.

Application for visa is made by the applicant him/herself at the Japanese overseas establishments with jurisdiction over the area in which the applicant resides or those with jurisdiction over the country/region of which the applicant’s passport is issued.

The conditions below are needed for those who participate in PSE 2021+

  1. Author of accepted papers (or his/her accompanying person)
  2. Registering with fully paid status
  3. Having valid passport
  4. Detailed itinerary should be submitted
    *The number of days you can stay before and after the symposium is basically 2 days, and up to 1 week if there are unavoidable circumstances such as the effect of reduced flights.
The VISA Support desk of PSE 2021+ has stopped to accept the new request for issuing documents for VISA application on 16 May 2022 (17:00 Japan Std. Time) as previously announced.
Please contact JTB( Official travel agent of PSE 2021+ ) VISA Support Desk (e-mail address deleted) after finishing registration and full payment. Please email with the subject "VISA Support for PSE 2021+".

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