Local Information

About the Conference Venue

Kyoto is a major historical city in Japan and the perfect GECCO destination.
Formerly the Imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, now capital of the Kyoto prefecture, part of Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area in the Kansai region.
Kyoto is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many more Japanese national treasures. It is served by many international flights arriving at the Kansai region and provides plenty of accommodation options.


The conference will take place at the Kyoto TERRSA in Kyoto.


During the conference, Gion Festival will be held so that you would better make your hotel reservation as soon as possible.

You can book the following conference hotels through this site.

Hotel NameTime to the Conference Venue
1. New Miyako Hotel10 min. by walk
2. Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto15 min. by walk
3. Kyoto Tower Hotel18 min. by walk; 10 min. by walk and 2 min. by subway
4. Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto18 min. by walk
5. Hotel Keihan Kyoto Grande13 min. by walk
6. Kyoto Dai-Ichi Hotel4 min. by walk
7. Kyoto Plaza Hote8 min. by walk
8. Hotel ibis Styles Kyoto Station11 min. by walk
9. Hotel Hokke Club Kyoto18 min. by walk
10. Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Ekimae20 min. by walk; 11 min. by walk and 2 min. by subway
11. Almont Hotel Kyoto16 min. by walk
12. Urban Hotel Kyoto20 min. by walk and 3 min. by subway