Kanazawa is one of the most historical cities in Japan. It is famous for Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle Park. In particular, Kenrokuen Garden is one of the three greatest gardens in Japan. The conference venue is next to these two places. It is located at the most beautiful area in Kanazawa.
Moreover, Kanazawa is close to Kyoto. It takes about two hours by JR Special Express 'Thunderbird' or 'Raicho'. Kyoto is on the way from Kanazawa to Kansai Int'l Airport.
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