Kyoto

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Satoko Kuroda

  • 5 stars 50 Reviews
  • 137 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kyoto (primary)
Languages:
Japanese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Welcome to Japan and Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Kobe!!
'Featured Guide' - Tourists from Poland as Two Day Kyoto and One Day Osaka Highlight Tour ---- Enjoying taking amazing memorable pictures at opening ceremony of Maiko and Geiko in Gion, Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion), Arashiyama area including Tenryuji Zen temple, Bamboo forest, Kinkakuji and Kiyomizu temple/Gion area---.
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Sakoto is one of the friendliest guides we have ever met. All of travelling was very enjoyable, but I must say the best day of all was the one we spent with Sat
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Patrick Lovell

  • 5 stars 28 Reviews
  • 84 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Japanese (Fluent)

Providing visitors to Japan with custom tours, including Nikko, Kamakura, Tokyo, Kyoto, complete Nakasendo, and other fantastic locations in Japan.
If you are coming to Japan, contact me for guidance for your whole time in Japan, or for a portion of your time. Either way, I look forward to showing you the best of Japan!
Thank you, Patrick
As a university student I majored in Japanese history and have lived in Japan for 39 years since graduating. During that time, I have taught Japanese history at an international school and have often led small groups on tours around Tokyo, Kamakura, Nikko,
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Hiroe Nakayama Licensed

  • 5 stars 23 Reviews
  • 49 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Osaka (primary)
Languages:
English

** I'm honored to be selected as one of the TOP 10 Private Guides:2014 Viator Travel Awards!** http://travelblog.viator.com/top-10-private-guides/
Hello, everyone! My name is Hiroe. I'm a very friendly government-lisensed tour guide in Japan. Based in Osaka, I do exciting tours to major sightseeing spots not only in Osaka, but also in other parts of Kansai area (Kyoto, Nara, Wakayama and Kobe etc) as well as Hiroshima which is my hometown. Japan has a rich history with its fascinating traditional culture ranging from geisha/maiko to kabuki stage art to tea ceremony! We also boast many Worl
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Kazuhisa Furuichi Licensed

  • 5 stars 8 Reviews
  • 19 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Osaka (primary)
Languages:
Japanese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

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Hello, my nickname is Kazu, a government-licensed guide. By now, I have guided, mainly on volunteer base, about 40 groups from 14countries. Among them, I found some people say “Visiting temples and shrines is enough, I would like to gain more insight into Japanese life and culture!”  Every time, I do my best to realize such clients’ requests, and to make a tailormade itinerary as visiting unpretentious markets or small alleys in addition to typical tourist spots.
I am a retired business person. In 2007, after retirement, I walked Japanese Buddhist pilgrimage road known as Shikoku 8
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Hiroko Kawasaki Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Osaka (primary)
Languages:
Japanese

Hello, I'm Hiroko. Welcome to Japan !!
I've been working as a tour guide for international guests since 2009.
I'd love to show you around mainly the Western Japan (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Kobe, Himeji, Koyasan) and others.
I love working with visitors of all ages and can operate any tour towards the special needs or interests of my guests.
Please e-mail me to check my availability.
I'm looking forward to hearing from you.
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Mayumi Ueda Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 6 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Osaka (primary)
Languages:
English

Hello, I'm May, my nickname in English. I have worked as a tour guide and a tour planner since 2008.
What has brought you to Japan? It, of course, differs forom person to person. So I would like to provide you not only with tours with highlights of Kansai region but also with ones personalized to suit your interests and preferences. With four clear-cut seasons and the one-month rainy season between the mid June and July in Japan, the best places to hit are changed, which results in making me always busy updating information on every site plus improving my sense of humor :-), phew---!
Howeve
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Tomoko Yoshihara Licensed

  • 4.5 stars 6 Reviews
  • 21 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kyoto (primary)
Languages:
Japanese

I am a govenment licensed guide and have been working as a professional guide for over 40 groups after obtaining a license. in addition, I have 4-year-experience as a volunteer guide before obtaining a professional license, and worked for over 100 groups. I am good at making a tour plan based on your interests because i know my city ( I was born and brought up in Kyoto) in details. If you are interested in historic places, I will offer the tour for historic places, If cultural experience, then the tour with cultural classes such as tea ceremony, wagashi ( Japanese confection ) making, and so Learn more

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Hiroshi TSUYAMA Licensed

  • 4 stars 1 Review
  • 14 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Osaka (primary)
Languages:
Japanese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Thank you for your checking my profile. It should be a lucky day today for both of us, since you happen to browse my tours at last!
My name is Hiroshi and Hiro is my nickname. I have been ready to serve you as your exclusive tour guide while you are in Japan. Although my name, Hiroshi, might remind you of Hiroshima, one of the famous sightseeing places here, there’s no concern between them. Actually, I’m particularly specialized in guiding around KANSAI area including Osaka, Kyoto and Nara. Of course, I’m determined to make every effort to meet any of your itinerary request in and outside
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Yoshinori Hasegawa Licensed

  • 4 stars 1 Review
  • 6 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Osaka (primary)
Languages:
Japanese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Hello! Please call me "Yoshi" . I'm a government-licensed tour guide in Japan and have many experiences of guiding foreign visitors from various countries.
Your private tours will be done at your pace with a knowledgeable, friendly and flexible guide.
Your tour itineraries are tailored to you. Whether you prefer visiting Kyoto’s major highlights including UNESCO World Heritage sites or stone-paved narrow alley of Gion, I will ensure your memorable time in Kyoto. Let me know your interests, expectations and dream to guide you in Kyoto through your ideal itinerary.
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