WCP2018 KYOTO / 18th WORLD CONGRESS OF BASIC AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Pharmacology for the Future -Science, Drug Development and Therapeutics-

July1(Sun)-6(Fri),2018 Kyoto International Conference Center Kyoto, Japan

Excursions & Tours

Course Details

1. Half Day (4 hours) Excursion - Fushimi Inari Shrine & Fushimi Sake District Course

  • Date:13:00-17:00, JULY 3rd & 5th
  • Course:Kyoto International Conference Center - Fushimi Inari Shrine - Fushimi Sake District - Kyoto International Conference Center
  • Price:JPY 6,000 per person (transportation, entrance fee and guide fee are included)
  • Tour conductor:English-speaking tour conductor
  • Minimum participants required:20 persons
  • Maximum participants:40 persons
  • Lunch:Not included

This tour takes you to Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine famous for Senbon Torii (one thousand gateways) painted red. Enjoy walking the streets of Fushimi, lined with sake breweries, where you can also experience sake tasting.

■ Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine

Fushimi Inari Shrine is an important Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of vermilion torii gates, which straddle a network of trails behind its main buildings. The trails lead into the wooded forest of the sacred Mount Inari, which stands at 233 meters and belongs to the shrine grounds.

■ Fushimi Sake District

Fushimi Sake District

The Fushimi Sake District is a charming, traditional sake brewing district along the willow-lined Horikawa River in southern Kyoto. Revered for the clean, soft water that flows in abundance from the river's underground springs, the district is home to nearly 40 sake breweries. Fushimi is the leading sake brewing district in the country.

2. Half Day (4 hours) Excursion - Traditional Culture Experience Course

  • Date:13:00-17:00, JULY 2nd & 4th
  • Course:Kyoto International Conference Center - Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts - Traditional Crafts Atelier - Kyoto International Conference Center
  • Price:JPY 13,000/person (transportation, entrance fee and guide fee are included)
  • Tour conductor:English-speaking tour conductor
  • Minimum participants required:20 persons
  • Maximum participants:40 persons
  • Lunch:Not included

Experience the traditional culture of Kyoto in the traditional crafts atelier.

■ Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts

Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts

The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts (Fureaikan), located near the Heian Jingu Shrine, provides beautiful displays and multilingual explanations on nearly every Kyoto craft. Workshops and classes are also offered.

■ Traditional Crafts Atelier

Traditional Crafts Atelier

Kyoto has long flourished as the capital of Japan and its cultural center, passing on arts and crafts traditions through the generations while constantly introducing new ones. Even today, Kyoto people support and maintain the traditional Japanese culture gems such as tea ceremony, flower arrangement or Noh theatre, adapting them to the modern lifestyle. Kyoto is also a city of exquisite craftsmanship, and many people wish to visit the places where the finest pieces of art are born, to observe the demonstrations of craft skills of artisans in the creative atmosphere of their studios, to have a hands-on experience and to purchase traditional craft items. Discover the hidden treasures of Kyoto for a valuable and unique experience.

Reservation

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Deadline for Excursion

The deadline for reservations on this site is

23:59 of June 6, 2018, Japan Standard Time (GMT+9)

(Please note that reservations cannot be made after tours reach the maximum number of applicants.)

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