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Nara Prefectural New Public Hall

101 Kasugano-cho, Nara, 630-8212  JAPAN

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Nara Worm Meeting Map

 Nara Sightseeing/Meeting Map (PDF)

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Travel to Nara

Japan Map


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from overseas

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Airfare Discount for Meeting Attendees on Flights from USA

Airport to Nara by Limousine Bus

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The easiest way to get to Nara is to fly into Kansai International Airport (KIX) or Osaka International Airport (ITM), and take a limousine bus to Nara (JR Nara Station or Kintetsu Nara Station).


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Ground Transportation to the Venue

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Area Map and Local Bus/Conference Bus Information



Conference Bus Stop

shuttle bus map


 Japanese Pubs

Here is a map of Japanese pubs around the area.

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Hotel Room Type Room Rate
(per night, JPY)
Hotel Sunroute Nara Single (1person) 8,100
Hotel Fujita Nara Single (1 person)
Twin (1-2 persons)
8,100 – 12,420
Nara Washington Hotel Plaza Single (1 person) 9,100
Comfort Hotel Nara Single (1 person) 8,100
Hotel Nikko Nara Single (1 person)
Twin (1-2 persons)
10,260 – 14,580

In addition to the above hotels, Nara offers a wide range of accommodation types in both Japanese and Western styles.
A hotel list of Nara can be found here.

Type Price range (per person; JPY)
Hotel Western style hotel 5,000 ~ 30,000
Ryokan Traditional Japanese style inn 6,000 ~ 30,000
Minshuku Japanese style “bed and breakfast” 4,000 ~ 10,000
Japanese Guesthouse Dormitory type rooms (in a traditional Japanese house) 2,500 ~ 7,000


Depending on your nationality you may be required to obtain a visa to enter Japan. Please apply for your Visa well in advance of your travel. As visa guidelines and application requirements vary considerably depending on the country, we recommend that you contact the Japanese embassy in your home country as early as possible to inquire about the specific visa regulations regarding your country. You can also find relevant information about the application process on the following website:

Guide to Japanese Visas (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)

*Nationals and citizens of those countries and regions listed on the following website are not required to obtain a visa to enter Japan if they are satisfied with the requirements for exemption of visa. For details, please contact the Japanese Embassy in your home country.

Exemption of Visa :Short-Term Stay (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan)

We are only able to issue required documents for visa application to participants who complete registration and full payment of registration fee. If you require an invitation letter or other documents provided from Japan for visa application, please follow the instruction described in the  confirmation e-mail message that will be sent you after your registration.

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Nursery information (in Japanese only)