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Photo of Kazuyo Okudaira

Kazuyo Okudaira Licensed

  • 5 stars 54 Reviews
  • 177 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

I live in old town Asakusa in Tokyo, 15 minutes from Senso-ji temple. Let's explore the unique Tokyo where the old and new, modern and traditional, conservative and progressive otaku culture coexists.
I love to show you around from Japanese gardens, museums and galleries to famous sites such as Senso-ji (very close to my house) and the Imperial Palace etc. I will ensure you get the most out of your Tokyo visit.
I can show you Tokyo's hidden treasures such as atmospheric old alleys, hidden streets, unique kawaii otaku shops, public bath houses.

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Mayumi (Mami) Sorimachi Licensed

  • 5 stars 32 Reviews
  • 137 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

** Dear guests.. Please note that I am not available from the 21st March to the 24th April, and from the 9th May to the 20th May as I am guiding large groups to travel around Japan during this season. I apologise for any inconvenience. **
I am a certified tour guide in Tokyo. I have studied tour planning when I was a student.
I worked at travel agency in London and have involved in tourism for more than 10 years.
I mainly do walking tour using public transportations. I customise your own tour upon your interests. I like not only Japanese history, traditional culture but also pop /
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Patrick Lovell

  • 5 stars 40 Reviews
  • 116 Bookings

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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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Ken Tanaka Licensed

  • 5 stars 23 Reviews
  • 98 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

Other than spending five years in Portland, Oregon (US) when I was a small child, I have lived in Tokyo all my life. I was extremely lucky to be able to see a different culture as well as start learning English at a young age - it's certainly helping alot with my skills now!
I specialize in small group tours using the public transportation. While it seems very diificult to understand at first, it is by far the best way to efficiently get around the city and give you a view of how people in Tokyo live. You will never get the same experience on a bus tour or being ushered from one place to a
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Yasushi Watanabe Licensed

  • 5 stars 26 Reviews
  • 85 Bookings

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Hi, I grew up in Tokyo area and I love Tokyo!!! We are hosting Tokyo Olympics 2020. Isn't it amazing? I'm wating for your visit. I lived in Canada for four years. I went to a college in Victoria and worked for tour companies in Victoria and Banff. I came back to Japan in 2008. Since then I’ve been working as a nationally licensed guide. So my guide career is about 10 yeasr so far. As a freelance guide, I guide from private tours to bus tours in Tokyo and surrounding areas such as Mt. Fuji, Nikko and Kamakura. I will make your customized tour. Also I organize cycling tours, Manga workshop and Learn more

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Miki Kaneko Licensed

  • 5 stars 24 Reviews
  • 73 Bookings

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Dear my clients,
I'm afraid I'm not available until July 28th.
Please send me a message to check my availability after that since I don't use the availability calendar on Viator. Thank you very much for your understanding.
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I've lived/studied/worked in Tokyo/Greater Tokyo for almost 40 years. Tokyo is such an attractive city, where you can experience modern and traditional together. I would love to customize your tour according to your interests so you can enjoy this big city fully.
My own lunch and transportation cost
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Yuka Yoshida Licensed

  • 5 stars 32 Reviews
  • 63 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kamakura (primary)
Languages:
English

☆☆☆Due to personal circumstances , I will be taking a break from guiding from
June to November, 2016. Sorry for your inconvenience.☆☆☆
Hi I'm Yuka!
I'm a Japanese native that lived in Chicago for 5 years in my youth and came back to Japan at the age of 12. I studied Japanese culture, especially folklore, in University. My thesis was about Sumo jinku (the songs Sumo wrestlers sing on special occasions) and I reckon the best part of that was to go out drinking with sumo boys :)
I worked as a tour leader for an Australian tour company for 7 years until 2013, and simply loved taking peop
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Teru Kawasaki Licensed

  • 5 stars 28 Reviews
  • 61 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

-Three Cs: Courteous, Curious, and Comfortable --- Every communication starts with courtesy, and I keep a sense of a host as a guide in this country. Every trip is made better by curiosity, and I will make it much stronger by introducing something new to you even if you are repeaters. Lastly I would like you to feel comfortable and relaxed for every moment of your stay, essential for an enjoyable trip. With these three ideas, I will provide you with Courteous, Curious, and Comfortable tours, walking, talking, eating, and viewing together. Please come to my blog and use it as a reference.(htt Learn more

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Kinuyo Watanabe Licensed

  • 5 stars 12 Reviews
  • 50 Bookings

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(^o^)/ Please check my Availability and Profile before you contact me.
I'd like to show you around the city of Tokyo! I have guide experiences for several years as a volunteer guide before being a professional guide. I like meeting people and having good time with them who come from abroad. I also like to know many things about other countries. So I might be more like a mate than a guide.
Just tell me what you want to do in Tokyo.
There are many traditional things and modern things together.
I'm sure you can enjoy those Japanese beauty, history and culture!
I'm looking forward to seeing you!
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Junichi Nakaya Licensed

  • 5 stars 16 Reviews
  • 45 Bookings

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I am a certified tour guide. I started this tour guide in 2007.
I worked at a bank for 41 years including overseas assignments in NY & LA for 12 years. I would like you to enjoy your stay in Tokyo by experiencing a Japanese culture different from your own.
In the following case, please contact me for further information.
1, If you want to visit as many sightseeing spots as possible in one day ( Ambitious One
Day Tour )
2, If you want to enjoy the tour with your child
** Refer to Tour Guide Interest.
3, If you want to customize the tour ( not on the tourist spots) or make it flex
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Toshio Ina

  • 5 stars 20 Reviews
  • 43 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Chinese (Basic)

★★Mt.Fuji and Hakone one day drive trip are quite booming now!!
on Middle of May it is great to view Mt. Fuji and Cherry blossom!(updated 23 March 2016)
・Snow monkeys from Tokyo by car for two days tour
・Japanese samurai sword shopping attending newly released
・Japanese dinner attending service is newly started. please enjoy with Japanese local cuisine! I will select some restaurants for you and attend. For instance Japanese sake and local dishes at Izakaya, local Okonomiyaki, sukiyaki,tenpura and so on.
It might be your first visit here but last time for you. You have a lot of harass
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Chisa Mizuno Licensed

  • 5 stars 8 Reviews
  • 29 Bookings

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English

A licensed tour guide and editor, born and raised in Tokyo. Through a professional editor's eye, I’ll offer you a cutting edge tour which showcases Tokyo’s unique attractiveness and impart snippets of knowledge to give you food for thought.
What do you want to experience? Good food and drinks, culture, history, art, hidden treasures? You will savor your time in Tokyo with me! I want to share my knowledge of Japanese history, culture, local life with you.
As an experienced traveler who has been to more than 25 countries, I know what makes a trip memorable.
Let me help you make your trip
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Ayako Furuya Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 21 Bookings

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English

*You can book my tour between Thursday and Sunday.*
Hello, ladies and gentlemen! I’m Ayako, a very helpful licensed tour guide in Japan. If you hire me, I’m sure that you can start your trip with a smile and a relaxed atmosphere. Since I’ve lived in Tokyo for over 30 years, I have a wide knowledge of Tokyo and Kanto area. I do exciting tours to major sightseeing spots not only in Tokyo, but also in other parts of Kanto area (Kamakura, Hakone, Yokohama and Nikko, etc), Chubu region (Mt. Fuji, Shirakawago, Hida Takayama, and Nagoya), Tohoku (Hiraizumi and Sendai), and Hokkaido. I had worked in
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Susumu Yoshida Licensed

  • 5 stars 5 Reviews
  • 18 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
Japanese

1. "Treasure every encounter!" is the keyword of my tour.
2. History and Culture of Japan are exciting.  I passed the certification exams on History and Culture of the following cities and areas. I'd be delighted to guide you.
Edo(present Tokyo), Kamakura, Nikko, Kanazawa, Nara and Kyoto.
3. Other Area of Specialty:
1)Relligion: Buddhism, Shinto, Christianity
2)Art: Image of Buddha, Japanese Traditional Pictures
3)Technology: Electronics, Robot, Automobile
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toshi suzuki

  • 5 stars 6 Reviews
  • 16 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Kyoto (primary)
Languages:
English

Would you like to have an awesome time with friendly, knowledgeable local guide in Japan?It also comes with cool photos...If so, your guide must be Toshi!!!! Who is he?
Hello, there!My name is Toshi, I grew up in Japan.
I am a professional guide/photographer. I take photos for magazines, air line and fun!
In 2013, I was assigned to take pictures in New Zealand for 2 months fully sponsored by Air New Zealand. In 2014 and 15, I worked as a professional guide in New Zealand.
Winter of 2016, I worked as a photographer/guide for Niseko Photography and Guiding.
Aa a guide, I guided more than
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