JMS Aster Plaza
- Address: JMS Aster Plaza 17-4 Kakomachi Nakaku, Hiroshima, 730-0812 Japan
- Tel: +81-82-244-8000
- Fax: +81-82-246-5808
- URL: http://h-culture.jp/ (Japanese)
Venue of Invited Lectures and Oral Presentations: Middle Hall in JMS Aster Plaza (2~3F)
Venue of Poster Presentations and Company Exhibitions: Civic Gallery in JMS Aster Plaza (1F)
Getting to Hiroshima
Location of Hiroshima
Geographically, Hiroshima Prefecture lies in the southwest of Japan’s main island, Honshu, comprising of 14 cities and nine towns. It is situated in the center of the Chugoku-Shikoku Region bordered by the Chugoku Mountains to the north, and the Seto Inland Sea to the south.https://dive-hiroshima.com/en/
How to get to Hiroshima?
Hiroshima city is linked the other main cities in Japan through two main transportation means: Hiroshima railroad station and Hiroshima airport.
The railroad station of Hiroshima in the center of the city, is less than two hours from Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe) and four hours from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train).
*The “JAPAN RAIL PASS” company provides very reasonable travel costs and convenient trips.
Hiroshima airport in the eastern part of the city, links the main international Japan’s airports (i.e., Narita and Haneda airports) in less than two hours flights. Then, scheduled, and regular limousine buses from Hiroshima airport are available which arrive at the center of Hiroshima city within 45 min. Whilst, shinkansen is a more convenient to Hiroshima upon arrival through Kansai international airport（Osaka）or Fukuoka international airport.http://www.hij.airport.jp/english/flight/diagram.html#internatinal
- Seoul (Asiana Airlines)
- Beijing /Dalian (Air China)
- Shanghai (China Eastern Airlines)
- Hongkong (HK Express)
- Taipei (China Airlines)
- Singapore (Silk Air)
- Bangkok (Nok Air)
Both Kansai International Airport（Osaka）and Fukuoka International Airport are also very convenient to come to Hiroshima taking JR trains from each airport.
Access to Venue
From Hiroshima Airport to Conference venue
The Airport Limousine Bus takes you to either the Shinkansen Exit of Hiroshima Station, or the Hiroshima Bus Center(Bus Terminal). From the HBC, Aster Plaza is 20 min a walk, about 1,000 m through Peace Memorial Park to Yoshijima dori. Approx. 5 min by a taxi.Hiroshima Airport – Hiroshima Station Shinkansen Exit, Time table
From Hiroshima Station to Conference Venue
About 15 minutes.
Take the Hiroshima Bus(No.24 from A-3) for Yoshijima Eigyosho and get off at Kakomachi next to Peace Memorial Park. It is a 1 minute walk from Kakomachi.
Take the streetcar(No.1) bound for Hiroshima Port (Via kamiya-cho) and get off at Shiyakusyo-mae. It is an 8 minutes walk from Shiyakusyo-mae. -or- Take the streetcar(No.6) bound for Eba and get off at Funairi-cho. It is a 5 minutes walk from Funairi-cho.Hiroshima Station – Shiyakusho-mae or Funairi-cho
Local InformationHiroshima City, the world-renowned as “City of Peace” is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is also known as a beautiful city, endowed with natural environment including the Seto Inland Sea and six rivers flowing through mountains and urban areas. Hiroshima Peace Memoria Park including the Memorial Museum (https://hpmmuseum.jp/?lang=eng) and the Miyajima Island (http://www.miyajima.or.jp/english/ ) are among most interesting tourist attractions in Japan.
- More Information about Hiroshima
- Sightseeing Tour Bus
- Hiroshima sightseeing Loop Bus (Hiroshima meipu ru~pu)
The international calling code of Japan is +81
The local time in Japan is GMT +8h
100 V AC, 60Hz Participants may need an adaptor for electric appliances.
In japan, tips are not necessary anywhere, even at hotels and restaurants.
Please note that the VISA on ARRIVAL is NOT available at any airport in Japan.
Please note that the accommodation is not included in the conference registration fee. Making a reservation in a hotel during the conference in Hiroshima city is mainly lying under your own responsibility by contacting hotels directly. General hotels information is listed below: (Information of Student Accommodations )
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STUDENT ONLYThere are 26 rooms (14 single rooms and 12 twin rooms) for the students in JMS Aster Plaza.
The prices are
- 3,780 JPY / a person for single room
- 3,260 JPY / a person for twin room (when two persons use this room)
- 4,800 JPY / a person for twin room (when one person uses this room).