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Visit Our Home
(SPIN2006 Social Program for accompanying persons)

Come and visit our homes!
 This will be a good opportunity to have a first-hand experience of Japanese culture and tradition.
 We are glad to invite you to our places and demonstrate a tea ceremony, flower arrangement, music performed with Japanese instruments, origami paper folding, and Kimono. Let’s have a great time together in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Two homes (A and B) will welcome you.
 Lunch will be served to those who would like to try Sushi ( 1,100 yen will be charged.)

Date and Time: Oct. 5 (Thursday) 9:45 am ~ 2:00 pm. (Please be on time)

Meeting Place:
(A) In front of the police box on the north-east corner of Karasuma and Marutamachi street.
(B) At the bus stop “ Shokubutsuen mae” (in front of the Botanical Garden) on the south side of Kitaojo street.
(Please see the map)

Please sign-up at the registration desk on Sunday and Monday if you would like to participate. Since we can only accept a limited number of people (20~25), we may close the sign-up at some point.

If you need to cancel after the sign-up, please call at the number below as soon as possible.

Nobue Imai 463-0629


A number of guided tours corried out by the JTB are availabe throughout the week. These should be of interest to companions of conference attendees. Reservations and fee payment for these tours is handled directly with the JTB. If your companions are interested in going on one of them, please sign up at the JTB booth nearby the conference information desk by one day before the tour date. You may book the tour through the JTB web page

Half Day City Tour
Kyoto Morning ¥5,300
Kyoto Afternoon ¥5,300
Kyoto Morning & Craft ¥8,000
Walking in Sagano-Arashiyama ¥7,800
Experience Authentic Japanese Culture In Kyoto ¥9,000

Full day Tour
Kyoto 1 day ¥11,200

Night Tour
Kyoto Special Night ¥11,000
Kyoto Maiko Night ¥9,800

Excursions from Kyoto
Nara Afternoon from Kyoto ¥6,300
Kyoto & Nara 1 day ¥12,200
Pearl Island & Ise 1 Day ¥25,000
Hiroshima(Atomic Bombed City) & Miyajima(World Heritage) 1 Day ¥46,300
Himeji Castle & Sake Brewery ¥15,000
Walking Tour Osaka 1 day from Kyoto ¥14,500


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