Co-organized by IEICE & IPSJ

On-line Hotel Reservation

IWSEC2007 Official Travel Agent

Under Construction.

Hotel Accommodations

No. Name of Hotel Room Type Room Charge/night (JPY) Access
1 Nara Hotel SB 17,800 8 minutes from JR Nara Station or about 5 minutes from Kintetsu Nara Station by taxi.
TB 18,000
TB/SU 32,500
2 Hotel Nikko Nara SB 10,000 5 min. taxi from Kintetsu Nara Station. 5 min walk from JR Nara Station.
TB 9,000
TB/SU 13,000
3 Hotel Fujita Nara SB 9,810 7 min. walk from JR Nara Station. 5 min. walk from Kintetsu Nara Station.
TB 8,858
TB/SU 14,572
4 Nara Washington Hotel Plaza SB 9,000 5 min. walk from JR Nara Station. 6 min. walk from Kintetsu Nara Station.
TB 8,800
TB/SU 12,000
5 Hotel Sunroute Nara SB 9,500 7 min. walk from Nara Station on JR or Kintetsu Line.
6 Hotel Halftime SB 6,800 Only 1 minute from Shinomiya station on Kintetsu Nara Line or 13 minutes from JR Nara Station on foot.

The rates of IWSEC2007 official travel agent are listed for single occupancy. Rates include breakfast. Service charge included. Tax not included.

Hotel Map

General Information

[Passports and Visas]

Every person entering Japan must have a valid passport. In addition, persons coming from certain countries must have a visa issued by a Japanese consulate in their country. Please be aware that in some cases, it takes more than one month to obtain a visa. For details, please inquire at your nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate.
Useful web site:

[Currency Exchange]

Only Japanese yen is acceptable at stores and restaurants in Japan. You can exchange money at the airport, foreign exchange banks, and other authorized exchanges upon presentation of your passport. We encourage you to exchange your money at the airport upon arrival.

[Credit Cards and Traveler's Cheques]

Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club and JCB are widely accepted at hotels, department stores, shops and restaurants. Only major banks and hotels in principal cities can accept traveler's cheques, but their use in Japan is not as common as in some other countries.


Most banks are available for foreign currency exchange transactions from 9:00 to 15:00 on weekdays.


There is no custom of tipping in Japan. Instead, at places such as restaurants, bars and hotels, a 10% service charge is usually added to your bill.


Participants are advised to procure their own travel insurance, as the Organizing Committee will assume no responsibility for personal accidents, sickness, theft or property damage.


The conferendce will be held at a mild time of year at the end of autumn. The average temperature is around 23ºC (73ºF) in the daytime and 13ºC (55ºF) at night.

[Electrical Appliances]

Japan operates on 100 volts for electrical appliances. The frequency is 60 Hz in western Japan.


5% consumption tax will be added to your bill. The consumption tax is included in the price quote.

[Useful websites for travel in Japan]

At the sites below, you may find useful information for travel plans, accommodation and shopping in Japan. Several regional maps are also available on the sites.
Japan Travel Updates:
Map of Japan: