Technical & Social Tours

 

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The 31st ISTS Executive Committee on local projects hosts technical tours.

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Reservation Period : March 1 – May 24, 2017 (JST)

JTB Western Japan, Corp. has been appointed the official agent for the Symposium to assist with hotel accommodations and social Tours. Hotel and Tour Desk will be opened at the registration area during the symposium.

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 Online Registration was closed. Onsite registration at Himegin Hall is available.
Reservation Period : March 3 – May 24, 2017 9:59 a.m. (JST)

Technical Tours

TT-A : The Cutting-Edge of Various Science Fields in Ehime University
Date : June 8 (Thu.) 13:00 – around 17:00
Minimum capacity : 40 persons
Fee : Free

Ehime University continue to promote world-class research by developing advanced research institutes in such fields as ultrahigh-pressure science, coastal environmental science and protein-based drug development for the society of the next generation and, while located in the region.

Ehime University
Ehime University

TT-B : World-Class Factory in Matsuyama
Date : June 7 (Wed.) 13:00 – around 17:00
Minimum capacity : 80 persons
Fee :  Free

Matsuyama is a leading industrial zone of prefecture.  A number of top-class corporations,as well as medium and small-sized corporations with advancedtechnical capabilities that support them, can be found here.  This is a tour to see world-famous companies in Matsuyama City.
Iseki & Co., Ltd.
The company manufactures and sells agricultural machinery to improve the efficiency of the agricultural industry.

TT-C : Sophisticated Techniques in Shimanami Sea Route
Date : June 9 (Fri.) 09:00 – around 17:00
Minimum capacity : 40 persons
Fee :  Free 

The country’s largest towel production area, accounting for more than 50% of the domestic share,and home to the Imabari towel brand.  Also a large number of ompanies involved in clothing andtextile companies are concentrated in this area.  Furthermore, the area has been involved in shippingsince ancient times thanks to its roots as an important marine transport hub.  This tour will take a tour of the factory while enjoying the view of Setouchi.
Nihon Shokken Holdings Co., Ltd.
The company is developing wide varieties of liquid seasonings.
Hakata Salt Co., Ltd.
The company providing safe and tasty salt for the table.

Shimanami Sea Route
Shimanami Sea Route

Social Tours

Note : All tours will be on even if it rains.   Routes may change at any time without notice. English-speaking guide will attend.

ST-1 : Half Day Matsuyama Temples Walking Tour
Date : June 6 (Tue.)  09:30 – around noon
Minimum capacity : 2 persons
Fee : 8,000 JPY
Course : Ishiteji (No.51 Buddhist temple)
Ishite-ji is a Shingon temple in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. It is Temple 51 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage. Seven of its structures have been designated National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties.  Tour starts and ends at Dogo Onsen Station.

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Ishiteji

ST-2 : Half Day Matsuyama Castle Walking Tour
Date : June 6 (Tue.) 13:30 – around 16:00
Minimun capacity : 2 persons
Fee : 9,000 JPY
Course : Matsuyama Castle
Matsuyama Castle is a flatland-mountain castle that was built in 1603 on Mount Katsuyama, whose height is 132 meters. The castle is accessible from the city central via Matsuyamajo Ropeway, chairlift. In Matsuyama, the Castle Tower (tenshu), or the main building of the castle is seen. Tour starts and ends at the Hut of the Matsuyama Castle Ropeway.

Matsuyama Castle
Matsuyama Castle

ST-3 : Full Day Uchiko Town and Ozu City
Date : June 7 (Wed.) 09:30 – around 16:30
Minimim capacity : 20 persons
Fee : 12,000 JPY (including Lunch)
Course :  Uchiko Town
The traditional town of Uchiko is surrounded by much natural beauty and is located about 42 kilometers southwest of Matsuyama in the Ehime prefecture. From the end of the Edo Period (1603–1867) to the end of the Meiji Period (1868–1912), Uchiko developed and thrived as a manufacturing center of Japanese paper and Japanese wax. At that time the Yokaichi and Gokoku districts became industrialised and their historical houses still retain some vestige of Uchiko’s former glory. In the Yokaichi and Gokoku districts is a street of merchant houses, which have solemn white or cream coloured plaster walls, lattices, decorative walls and old-style Japanese desks.This traditional street is about 600 meters long and around 90 of these historical houses are still lived in. The campaign to preserve this old town area has been ongoing since 1975 and the national government designated this area as an “Important Traditional Construction Preservation Area” in 1982.

Uchikoza
Uchiko-za

Ozu City
Ozu is a city of about 48,000 inhabitants located in Ehime Prefecture. Ozu Castle was the government office of the Ozu Clan during the Edo period. The keep was rebuilt in 2004. Tour starts and ends at Himegin Hall, Congress Venue.

ST-4 : Half Day Matsuyama Castle Walking Tour
Date : June 8 (Thu.) 09:30 – around noon
Minimun capacity : 2 persons
Fee : 9,000 JPY
Course : Matsuyama Castle
Matsuyama Castle is a flatland-mountain castle that was built in 1603 on Mount Katsuyama, whose height is 132 meters. The castle is accessible from the city central via Matsuyamajo Ropeway, chairlift. In Matsuyama, the Castle Tower (tenshu), or the main building of the castle is seen. Tour starts and ends at the Hut of the Matsuyama Castle Rope way.

ST-5 : Half Day Matsuyama Temples Walking Tour
Date : June 9 (Fri.) 13:30 – around 16:00
Minimum capacity : 2 persons
Fee : 8,000 JPY
Course : Ishiteji (No.51 Buddhist temple)
Ishite-ji is a Shingon temple in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. It is Temple 51 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage. Seven of its structures have been designated National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties.  Tour starts and ends at Dogo Onsen Station.

Cancellation Policy

 7 or more days prior to the first night of departure  No  Charge
 2 to 6 days prior to the first night of departure  20% of total tour rate
 1 day prior to the first night of departure  40% of total tour rate
 On the day of departure (except for the lower column)  50% of total tour rate
 On the day of departure, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of total tour rate

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