Below you will find information that may be of use in advance of and during your trip to Tokyo.

Visa Requirements

Click here to find a list of countries that do not require a visa in order to enter Japan.

If you do require a visa to travel to Japan in November, click here for more information about the visa application process is available at: Please note that neither the United Nations nor Meiji University is responsible for acquiring your visa or negotiating with any embassies on your behalf.

Accommodation around Meiji University in Tokyo

There are many options for accommodations during the Workshop. You can find links to hotels near Meiji University by visiting the Chiyoda City Tourism Association and the Official Tokyo Travel Guide.

Please note that each participant is responsible for finding and paying the cost of his/her hotel.

Things to do in Tokyo

Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa (Photo/Laurent Thery)

Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa (Photo/Laurent Thery)

From exciting nightlife and shopping to relaxing hot springs and delicious food options, there is something for everybody to do in Tokyo. Take some time to explore Tokyo Sky Tree, the famous Tsukiji Central Fish Market, traditional Japanese shrines, beautiful parks and so much more! Tokyo also offers wide array of entertainment options. From elaborate theatre performances, sports and film centers, there is definitely something for everyone! If you are looking to do some shopping, you will be amazed by the large variety ranging from electronics and gadgets to cosmetics and trending fashion.



Sushi (Photo/Laurent Thery)

Sushi (Photo/Laurent Thery)

Tokyo has an abundance of various food options to fit any appetite. Be sure to try local favourites such as ramen and sushi as well as famous spots for tonkatsu (fried pork cutlet) and goyza (dumplings).


Around the University

Surugadai Campus, Meiji University (Photo/Meiji University)

Surugadai Campus, Meiji University (Photo/Meiji University)

Located in Ochanomizu and Jimbōchō, Meiji University is surrounded by history and classic scenery from ancient shrines and temples to vintage craft stores. Explore cozy bookshops and coffee shops, grab a meal at one of the 30-plus curry shops (a local favourite!), and enjoy beautiful river views. The area also offers many entertainment options such as theatre performances and karaoke!


Workshop Venue

Academy Common Building (Photo/Meiji University)

Academy Common Building (Photo/Meiji University)

Academy Common Building, Surugadai Campus, Meiji University
Address : 1-1 Kanda Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-8301 Japan
Nearest Station: Ochanomizu station(御茶ノ水駅 )and Jimbōchō station (神保町駅)
Click here for a Campus Map. Click here for more information about visiting Meiji University.



Getting Around

Public transportation is extremely easy in Tokyo and is known to be efficient and clean. Subways are the easiest way to get around central Tokyo. There are 13 subways lines and they run from 5 am to midnight. The city also has an extensive bus network and trains for travelling to other parts of Japan. Taxis are readily available and run all night.

Click here for more information about visiting Tokyo.

Click here for information about the the Tokyo Metro and click here for information about schedules for the East Japan Railway.

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