Jan, 9th -10th , 2007
"KOSHIBA Hall" in the Faculty of Science Building_1, in Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0033, Japan
Homepage : The University Of Tokyo
|■ Access to the Venue
Transportation from Tokyo/Narita International Airport to the Venue, KOSHIBA Hall in University of Tokyo
- NARITA AIRPORT TO UENO STATION
The most recommended way to get to the University of Tokyo (the Symposium venue) is taking SKYLINER trains by ‘Keisei Electric Railway’ to Keisei-Ueno Station.
The Keisei-line ticketing counted is located at B1 floor of Terminal 1 and 2. The ticket price is 1,920 (for adult). The travel time is 56 minutes, and it run every 40 minutes or so during 7:40am. to 9:50pm. If you need to travel outside of the operating hours, please consult the local secretariat.
Please refer the Keisei-line official site for the location and time table:
TIME TABLE: http://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/keisei_us/html/st_ueno_day.html
- UENO STATION TO THE VANUE, UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO- HONGO CAMPUS
Taking taxi is the most recommended way to access to the venue, University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus. It will take about 10 minutes and 900 JPY in case of no traffic jam. Please remind that you should get off at front of MAIN GATE.
Please show next paper to the taxi driver:
KEISEI LINE, UENO STATION MAP:
From Main Gate, please aim the KOSHIBA Hall in Faculty of Science Building 1.
Tuesday, December 12, 2006
1 US Dollar = 116.768 Japanese Yen
Banknotes: 1,000, 5,000, 10,000 yen. Coins:
1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 yen.
*Currency Exchange is available at the post
office located in front of the University
Business hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00-16:00
Cheque, Credit Cards & VAT
Traveler's cheques are not as widely used
in Japan as in most other countries and are
accepted only by major banks and hotels. Major
credit cards are widely accepted. Conventional
checks are almost unheard of in everyday life.
The consumption tax (VAT) rate is 5%.
Participants are strongly advised to arrange
their own overseas travel insurance.
In relation to Greenwich, Tokyo is +9 hours.
100-110 volts and a flat two-pronged plug,
type A, are used. A Japanese quirk: 60 Hz
in western Japan; 50 Hz in eastern Japan,
including Tokyo. Please use your own electrical
outlet adapter to adjust the AC plug on your
equipment to the above-mentioned Japanese
AC power supply as it is difficult to purchase
it locally. Please bring the power transformer
such as from 200V AC to 100V AC.
Tips are not required or expected in Japan,
at hotels, restaurants and anywhere else.
A 10-20 percent service charge is included
in some bills.
Visitors from nations whose citizens must
have visas should apply to a Japanese consular
office or diplomatic mission in their country.
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