HISTORICAL ASTRONOMICAL TOUR: Millennium Trail of Astronomy in Kyoto

Kyoto is a treasure trove of precious astronomical records and there are many historical sites related to astronomy as well. A third-party organizer Kyoto Sennen Tenmongakukaido ( offers a sightseeing tour to introduce to the visitors the history of astronomy in Kyoto. The tour explores the places related to historical people who are famous in the history of astronomy in Japan such as the Taishogunhachi jinja shrine.

Please note that ICTSA2017 committee is not responsible for the event. Please direct your inquries to Harufumi Tamazawa <>.

Start 10:00 (approx. 3 hours) on 28th Oct. 2017
Route 冷泉家前 (Reizeikemae) => 猿が辻 (Saruga Tsuji) => 大将軍八神社 (Daishogun Hachi Zinjya) => Kyoto University
Fee 4,000 yen per person (to be confirmed)
Language English / Japanese (two groups are planned)

*Depending on the situation, the starting timing and the order of cites might be changed.