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faq [2012/08/15 23:46]
mcuturi [How can I get to the MLSS site from these hotels?]
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mcuturi [How can I get to the MLSS site from these hotels?]
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 If you are able to cycle, we recommend that you rent a **bicycle** to cover the distance from your hotel to the venue. Weather can be hot and humid in August, but if you ride early in the morning and late in the evening you should be fine. Riding in Kyoto is very pleasant and the city is relatively flat. The bike will also allow you to explore Kyoto conveniently, as most interesting spots are easier to reach by bicycle. Here is a review of your options to rent a bicycle in Kyoto: If you are able to cycle, we recommend that you rent a **bicycle** to cover the distance from your hotel to the venue. Weather can be hot and humid in August, but if you ride early in the morning and late in the evening you should be fine. Riding in Kyoto is very pleasant and the city is relatively flat. The bike will also allow you to explore Kyoto conveniently, as most interesting spots are easier to reach by bicycle. Here is a review of your options to rent a bicycle in Kyoto:
  
-  * Attendants staying at the Coop-inn can rent a bike directly from the hotel for 500 JPY a day.+  * Attendants staying at the Coop-inn can rent a bike directly from the hotel for 500 JPY a day. Please arrange the reservation of your bicycle in advance
   * For all other attendants, we have negotiated a 6.500 JPY rate for the summer school length (8/27 to 9/7)  with the [[http://www.chirin2.com/cgi-bin/kyoto/sitemaker.cgi?mode=page&page=page1&category=5| Kyoto Chirin Chirin]] company. They can deliver your bike directly to your hotel and pick it up there directly upon your departure. Please contact them directly and through their application form and **mention explicitly that you are participating in the MLSS** to benefit from the discounted rate.   * For all other attendants, we have negotiated a 6.500 JPY rate for the summer school length (8/27 to 9/7)  with the [[http://www.chirin2.com/cgi-bin/kyoto/sitemaker.cgi?mode=page&page=page1&category=5| Kyoto Chirin Chirin]] company. They can deliver your bike directly to your hotel and pick it up there directly upon your departure. Please contact them directly and through their application form and **mention explicitly that you are participating in the MLSS** to benefit from the discounted rate.
   * Another option is to rent a bike from a [[http://www.kyotokyoto.jp/shop/sn005/index.html|rental shop close to the university]] for as low as 2.500 JPY for 2 weeks.  The bicycle might be a bit old!   * Another option is to rent a bike from a [[http://www.kyotokyoto.jp/shop/sn005/index.html|rental shop close to the university]] for as low as 2.500 JPY for 2 weeks.  The bicycle might be a bit old!
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