Travel Information

Venue

Takamatsu city is in Kagawa Prefecture, located in the Shikoku Island, Japan. Takamatsu City is accessible via an 80-minute flight from Tokyo or a 105-minute train from Osaka.

The conference will be held in the conference centre, Sunport Takamatsu, which is conveniently located next to JR Takamatsu station (a 3 minute walk) and the JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu is a one-minute walk from the station.

Access to Venue

Accommodation

Accommodation Name Rate Number of rooms Note
(A) Okurahotel Takamatsu 6,000- JPY over 344 22 min. walk from Venue.
(B) JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu 10,000- JPY over 300 2 min. walk from Venue.
(C) Takamatsu Kokusai Hotel 5,000- JPY over 101 47 min. walk from Venue.
(D) Takamatsu Sakika YGH 5,000- JPY over 21 20 min. walk from Venue.
(E) Takamatsu City Hotel Less than 5,000- JPY 89 21 min. walk from Venue.
(F) Takamatsu Century Hotel 7,000- JPY over 64 10 min. walk from Venue.
(G) Super Hotel Takamatsu 5,000- JPY over 136 20 min. walk from Venue.
(H) Toyoko Inn Takamatsu Hyogomachi 5,000- JPY over 149 10 min. walk from Venue.
(I) Takamatsu Tokyu Rei Hotel 7,000- JPY over 191 11 min. walk from Venue.
(J) Dormy Inn Takamatsu 5,000- JPY over 154 20 min. walk from Venue.
(K) Business Hotel New Gekkoen Less than 5,000- JPY 12 6 min. walk from Venue.
(L) Apa Hotel Takamatsu Kawaramachi 5,000- JPY over 60 24 min. walk from Venue.
(M) Business Hotel Sunshine Takamatsu Less than 5,000- JPY 86 36 min. walk from Venue.
(N) Business Hotel Chateau Est Takamatsu Less than 5,000- JPY 65 18 min. walk from Venue.
(O) Business Hotel Toho Inn Takamatsu Less than 5,000- JPY 166 11 min. walk from Venue.
(P) Business Hotel Parkside Takamatsu 6,000- JPY over 116 32 min. walk from Venue.
(Q) Business Hotel Palace Takamatsu 5,000- JPY over 63 7 min. walk from Venue.
(R) Hotel Kawaroku Her-Stage 6,000- JPY over 291 15 min. walk from Venue.
(S) Hotel Pearl Garden 5,000- JPY over 52 26 min. walk from Venue.
(T) Hotel Fukuya 6,000- JPY over 60 11 min. walk from Venue.
(U) Royal Park Hotel Takamatsu 7,000- JPY over 49 22 min. walk from Venue.
(V) Chisun Inn Takamatsu 5,000- JPY over 117 25 min. walk from Venue.
(W) RIHGA Hotel ZEST Takamatsu 7,000- JPY over 122 14 min. walk from Venue.
(X) Daiwa Roynet Hotel Takamatsu 7,000- JPY over 175 18 min. walk from Venue.

Local information

Ritsurin Garden

Ritsurin Garden is the largest Cultural Property Garden in all of Japan, and is an important cultural asset that has been maintained for nearly 400 years.

Kotohira-gu Shrine

This is a popular shrine, commonly known as Konpira-san. It is the head shrine of “Kotohira” or “Konpira” shrines in Japan and has been worshiped since ancient times as “the God of the Sea”.

Seto Ohashi Memorial Park

The Seto Ohashi Bridge is one of the world’s largest bridges for combined use by automobiles and trains. The commemorative park was founded by renovating the site of the Memorial Exposition of the bridge building.

Naoshima

After about an hour on a ferry from Takamatsu Port, you will arrive at Miyanoura Port, and be welcomed by Yayoi Kusama’s “Red Pumpkin”, the symbol of Naoshima.

Shodoshima

Shodoshima is about one hour by ferry from Takamatsu Port. It is called the Mediterranean of Japan as it is graced with a warm climate all year round.

Yashima

From a roof-like lava plateau, you can take in a panoramic view of the Seto Inland Sea as it blends in with the islands and cityscape of Takamatsu.

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