Tour desk
A tour desk will be provided by JTB (a popular travel agent in Japan) in the workshop site. The openning hour is
9:00-17:00 for 7/26,27 and 28 ,
half day only for 30,31 and Aug 1.
They can assist anything you want from your time in Japan. They have some prearranged package tours called "sunrise tours". You can book tours via the tour desk or the Web page.

Local Information of Osaka and its vicinities

Osaka Tourism & Convention Guide

Osaka Tourist Guide

Hyogo(Kobe) Tourism Guide


Nara Prefecture(Tourism)

Festivals and Fireworks
We have many festivals and fireworks in this season in Japan. Following is a list of them that you can visit.

Tenjin Matsuri Festival (24th - 25th July)
Tenjin Matsuri Festival is one of Japan's three big festivals. Featured are a funatogyo parade of about 100 ships and worship barges, and fireworks display at the climax of the festival.

PL Founder Festival Fireworks Art (1st August)
This festival is proud to be known as one of the world's largest fireworks displays. About 120,000 fireworks keep viewers awestruck.

Heisei Yodogawa Fireworks Festival (3rd August)
Information is available via here.