18th International Colloquium
on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM18)

Atagawa Heights

ICSPM18 is held at a hot spa hotel, "Atagawa Heights".

Atagawa_heights Atagawa Heights

Naramoto 1240-14, Higashiizu, Kamo, Shizuoka 413-0302, Japan

TEL: 0557-23-2300
FAX: 0557-23-1390

Wireless LAN (IEEE802.11 b, g) at the lobby section and wired LAN in the conference room are available.

VISA / Flight - ICSPM14

International Flight

The conference site is at a popular Hot Spa resort - Izu Atagawa, that is about three hours from Narita Airport.



Local Transportation

Narita airport to Tokyo

~60 min by Narita express run every 30 min.

Tokyo to Izu-Atagawa

There are two ways.
  1. Tokyo to Atami : 50 min by Sinkansen "Kodama"
        (most of "Hikari" and all "Nozomi" do not stop at Atami.)
    Atami to Izu-Atagawa : 60 min by Ito line

  2. 2h10min by express Odoriko
        (direct line from Tokyo to Izu-Atagawa)

    Express train "Super View Odoriko" has large windows, from which you can enjoy the scenic view of the coast line.

    Odoriko is a Japanese word that means a Geisha dancer. Express Odoriko is named after a famous Japanese novel "Izu no Odoriko" (the geisha dancer in Izu) by Yasunari Kawabata, the first Japanese writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Izu-Atagawa to Atagawa Heights

  • Shuttle bus is available from Izu-Atagawa Station to Atagawa Heights for free.
  • The buses wait the arrival of trains and depart from the station in a few minutes.
  • If you don't find the bus at the station, please make a phone call to Atagawa Heights (0557-23-2300). You will be picked up in ten minutes.