Tokyo City Tours & Cultural Programs

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government, together with the Tokyo Convention and Visitors Bureau will be offering complimentary Tokyo City Tours and Cultural Programs to SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 attendees. They will be setting up welcome desks at the airports and event venue (Tokyo International Forum) for attendees to register for the Tokyo City Tours and Japanese Traditional Cultural Programs:

Welcome / Enquiry Desks

  1. Narita Airport Terminal 1
    1. Location: 1F International Arrival Lobby, near Central Exit (Airport Desks / Meeting Counter) Click here for the floorplan.
    2. Dates/Time: 2 & 3 December 2018, 8:00 – 20:00 daily
  2. Narita Airport Terminal 2
    1. Location: 1F International Arrival Lobby, near Central Exit (Airport Desks / Meeting Counter) Click here for the floorplan.
    2. Dates/Time: 2 & 3 December 2018, 8:00 – 20:00 daily
  3. Haneda International Airport
    1. Location: 2F Arrival Lobby, Meeting Service Counter (Airport Desks / Meeting Counter) Click here for the floorplan.
    2. Dates/Time: 2 & 3 December 2018, 8:00 – 20:00 daily
  4. Event Venue (Tokyo International Forum)
    1. Location: Tokyo City Information Desk at Basement B1F, Glass Building Lobby Gallery of Tokyo International Forum
    2. Dates/Time: 4 – 7 December 2018, 8:00 – 17:00 daily

Tokyo City Tours

Tokyo Metropolitan Government will provide complimentary bus tours with an English-speaking guide for SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 attendees and their accompanying guests to enjoy the most popular sightseeing areas in Tokyo.

Departure/Arrival: Tokyo International Forum
Duration: Approx. 3.5 - 4 hours (Half-day Tour) & approx. 8.5 - 9 hours (One-day tour)
Tour size: 40 participants per tour (Total of 9 tours)
Fare: Free Schedule: 8 December (Sat)

Half-day AM (9:00 - 12:30) / Half-day PM (13:30 - 17:00)
Meiji Jingu Shrine & Harajuku Shopping
River Cruise & Hama-rikyu Japanese Gardens
TOKYO SKYTREE®
Edo Tokyo Museum & Asakusa

One-day (8:30 - 17:10)
Mt. Takao & Ishikawa Brewery

*Tour itineraries are subject to changes.

Click here for the Tokyo City Tour Highlights.

Japanese Cultural Programs

Tokyo Metropolitan Government will provide complimentary Japanese cultural programs conducted in English for participants to experience Japanese tradition and deepen their knowledge on the unique culture.

Duration: Approx. 1 – 2 hours
Tour size: 15 participants per tour (Total of 4 tours daily)
Fare: Free

Item

Date

Venue

Time

Dress in Kimono

5 December
(Wed)

TBD

10:00-11:00
11:00-12:00
13:00-14:00
15:00-16:00

Tea Ceremony

6 December
(Thu)

TBD

10:00-10:30
11:00-11:30
13:00-13:30
15:00-15:30

Origami

7 December
(Fri)

TBD

10:00-11:00
11:00-12:00
13:00-14:00
15:00-16:00

*Tour itineraries are subject to changes.

Click here for more details on the Cultural Programs.

Important Notice:

  • Tickets for the Tokyo City Tours will be issued for each registered person in advance at the “Tokyo City Information Desk”. Please note that re-issue of the ticket is not possible. Registration will be invalidated if the ticket is lost or the ticket-stub is detached.
  • Participants of the above complimentary tours and programs may be photographed/filmed by an authorized photographer/camera operator for making a record and for use in future Tokyo PR.
  • By registering for these programs, you agree that your image may be used in full/in part and distributed for the above-mentioned purposes.
  • Participants who take part in the Japanese Cultural Programs will be asked to fill out a questionnaire on the program as part of a KPI survey.

 

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