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Registration and Hotel Reservation Website for ICOTS-10


We, Nippon Travel Agency(NTA)Kyoto Shijo Branch welcome all the participants to ICOTS-10. We are the official travel agent for this congress. We hope your visit to Japan will be meaningful and enjoyable.

Registration

Early registration: Due date is Apr. 30, 2018 23:59(Japan time = UTC+09:00)
Regular registration: May.01 – May.31, 2018 23:59(Japan time = UTC+09:00)

 Registration Fees


Category
Early
until Apr.30
Regular
May.01 – May.31
On-site
Registration
IASE/ISI Member
JPY 68,300
JPY 78,200
JPY 92,000
New Member(1)
JPY 78,200
JPY 88,100
JPY 102,000
Non-member
JPY 76,000
JPY 85,900
JPY 100,000
Developing Country(2)
JPY 32,500
JPY 36,900
JPY 43,000
Student
JPY 35,300
JPY 52,900
JPY 61,000
Primary or Secondary
School Teacher
JPY 35,300
JPY 52,900
JPY 61,000
(1) Includes new membership in IASE for 2018 and 2019.
(2) Available to delegates from developing countries. A list of developing countries recognized by the ISI can be found at https://www.isi-web.org/index.php/resources/developing-countries.
(3) For participants who have accompanying person(s).
If your accompanying person will join Social Events with you, please add his/her name(s).
HOW TO:
After you made your registration, follow the steps below.
1. Click on “Add another name” on the required field.
2. Put your accompanying person name and required fields in “Attendee Personal Information”, then click on Submit this form or Add another attendee.
3. Select your accompanying person names.
4. Select "Accompanying person" in the category field.
5. Click checkbox for "Yes, I will attend" in the field of Social Event(s) in which you would book.


 The Registration Fee will Include

Registration for these delegates includes conference materials,admission to all sessions, welcome reception, lunches. Does not include closing banquet ticket, but tickets for the closing banquet are available separately.

 Cancellation/Refund Policy

•Refunds are NOT available from June 6, 2018.
•Refunds will be made after the Conference for administrative reasons.
*Request for cancellation must be made in writing to the secretariat of ICOTS-10.
Social Events
Closing Banquet
JPY 12,000
Kyoto Half-Day Tour
JPY 18,000
Nara Half-Day Tour
JPY 8,000
Osaka Half-Day Tour
JPY 15,000
Uji Half-Day Tour
JPY 18,000

Wednesday Afternoon Excursions(11th Jul.)

 Kyoto Half-Day Tour

Kinkaku-ji Temple and Kiyomizu Temple are must visit places in Kyoto.These temples were added to the list of UNESCO world heritage sites. Also we will experience the unique Japanese Shinto shrine, the Heian Shrine.Please enjoy dinner in the place plenty of Japanese ambience.
【schedule】
TIMEPLACE
13:30Leave Kyoto Terrsa 
13:50-14:50 Visit to the Kinkaku-ji temple
15:20-16:00 Visit to the Heian shrine
16:20-17:50 Visit to the Kiyomizu temple
18:15-20:15 Dinner at the SODOH
20:30Arrive Kyoto Terrsa

Kinkaku-ji Temple
Kinkakuji was built in 1397 by Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu as his retirement villa. The gardens are designated as a special national historic and scenic site. The “Sekka-tei” tea house, located in the garden, is famous for its staggered shelves made of bush clover wood, and its Nanten alcove pillar.
world heritage Kinkaku-ji Temple

Heian Shrine
This shrine was constructed in 1895 in commemoration of Kyoto’s 1,100 year anniversary. It is a 5/8 scale reconstruction of the original Imperial Palace, built when Kyoto was founded in 794. The Jidai Festival is held annually by the shrine on the 22nd of October.

world heritageHeian Shrine

Kiyomizu Temple
This temple is noted for its Main Hall on the cliff top with a broad wooden veranda and a panoramic view of Kyoto city.The veranda is supported on a scaffold of wood towering on a wooded hillside, so the veranda seems to hang in midair. The valley is so deep that there has been the expression “jumping from the veranda of Kiyomizu temple”, which means doing something daring. The present temple building was built in 1633, and its main hall has been designated as National Treasure.

world heritageKiyomizu Temple

The SODOH
It's a brilliant place to get your dinner. Restaurant is located in a historic district close to the Kiyomizu temple. Italian dishes made from fresh local ingredients to enjoy in a private residence that Seiho loved.(It will be served in a buffet style for this tour)
world heritage The SODOH

 Nara Half-Day Tour

The vast area of Nara Park covers 660 hectares and is renowned for its free-roaming deer and world famous temples which are the must-see places in Nara City. This tour guides you to explore some of Nara's World Heritage areas.
【schedule】
TIMEPLACE
13:30Leave Kyoto Terrsa 
14:30-15:30Visit to the Todai-ji Temple
15:50-16:50Visit to the Kasugataisha
18:00Arrive Kyoto Terrsa

Todai-ji Temple
Todai-ji is recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. Todai-ji Temple is a complex of buildings that includes the world's largest wooden structure, the 48m (157 foot)-high Daibutsu-den, built in 743 which houses the 15m (49 foot) gilt bronze Daibutsu (Great Buddha), cast in 749: also the largest of its kind in the world.

world heritage Todai-ji Temple

Kasuga-taisha Shrine
The “Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara” including Kasuga Taisha and Kasugayama Primeval Forest were designated as a joint UNESCO World Heritage Site. The shrine halls’ bright vermillion columns, white walls, and roofs of hinoki cypress bark contrast beautifully with the green of the surrounding ancient woods. The serene beauty of the buildings has not changed since its inception.

world heritage Kasuga-taisha Shrine

 Osaka Half-Day Tour

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center. This half-day tour includes a river cruise and an observatory on the 60th floor visit. You can enjoy the panoramic view from river and about 300-meter high. Also enjoy the traditional Osaka taste “Kushikatu”.
【schedule】
TIMEPLACE
13:30Leave Kyoto Terrsa 
15:00-16:00Boat ride of Aqua Liner water bus
16:30-17:15Visit Abeno Harukas Observation Deck
17:30-19:00Dinner at Yokozuna Kushikatsu
20:30Arrive Kyoto Terrsa

Aqua Liner Water Bus(River Cruise)
Enjoy a 55 minutes ride cruise along the Okawa River in Osaka aboard the Aqua Liner water bus. See a view of the famous places and historic spots of Osaka from the river.
 Aqua Liner Water Bus
HARUKAS 300(Observatory)
HARUKAS 300 is the observatory located in Japan's highest 300-meter building〝ABENO HARUKAS,″ consisting of three layers of the 58th, 59th and 60th floors. When weather permits, this observatory commands a panoramic view of Kyoto to the Rokko Mountains, Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge to Awaji Island, Ikoma Mountains and Kansai International Airport.

Yokozuna Kushikatsu(Dinner Restaurant)
 Yokozuna Kushikatsu Kushikatsu, also known as kushiage, is a Japanese dish of deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables. In Japanese, kushi refers to the skewers used while katsu means a deep-fried cutlet of meats or vegetables.”Yokozuna Kushikatsu” is 5 times bigger than the regular size. They are proud of their crispy and fluffy fried batter as well as their secret sauce. Please enjoy traditional Osaka Cuisine!

  Uji Half-Day Tour

Uji is well known for the beautiful Byodo-in temple which is recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. But it is also famous for green tea. You can enjoy creating matcha using a stone mill.
Uji would definitely make a wonderful half day trip.
【schedule】
TIMEPLACE
13:30Leave Kyoto Terrsa 
14:30-15:30Experience Matcha Create (grinding rea leaves on a stone mill)
16:15-17:30Visit to the Byodo-in Temple
18:15-20:15Dinner at the Shinsen-en Hehachi
20:30Arrive Kyoto Terrsa

Matcha grinding on a stone mill at Fukujuen
Experience grinding tea leaves on a stone mill to create matcha (powdered green tea). Afterwards, enjoy the full flavor and fragrance of your own handmade tea while munching on snacks. Please note that during the tea-making experience, the tea powder may spill on your clothes.
 Matcha grinding on a stone mill at Fukujuen

Byodo-in Temple
The Byodo-in is recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. This temple contained a large number of buildings on its expansive site when it’s established in the 11th century. However, most of these buildings have been destroyed by the flames of war. All that remain at the present time are Hoo-do (“Phoenix Hall”), Kannon-do Hall, which is designated by the national government as an Important Cultural Property. The Hoo-do is particularly well known for its depiction on the 10-yen coin.

world heritage Byodo-in Temple

Shinsen-En Heihachi (dinner restaurant)
Shinsen-en is the one of the oldest garden left as the original form in Kyoto. It was found in year 794, when the Emperor Kanmu developed the palace in the city. The garden was named so meaning the well keeps gushing out fresh water. Heihachi has been operating almost 50 years in this place. You can enjoy Japanese cuisine with seasonal beauty of the garden.


Shinsen-En Heihachi

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Nippon Travel Agency Co., Ltd.
Kyoto Shijo Branch
Nissay Shijo Yanaginobamba Bldg. 2F
Yanaginobamba-nishiiru, Shijo-dori, Shimogyo-ku
Kyoto City, Kyoto 600-8006, JAPAN
E-mail:icots10@nta.co.jp