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Patrick Lovell

  • 5 stars 32 Reviews
  • 92 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, N
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Kazuyo Okudaira Licensed

  • 5 stars 26 Reviews
  • 79 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

I live in old town Tokyo, Asakusa 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.

Please contact me to discuss how I can hel
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Yasushi Watanabe Licensed

  • 5 stars 12 Reviews
  • 40 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 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 guide. So my guide career is about 6 yeasr so far. Off course, I hold the national guide certificate. As a freelance guide, I guide from private tours to bus tours in Tokyo and to Mt. Fuji, Nikko and Kamakura. I will make your customized tour. Also I organize cycling tours, Manga worksh Learn more

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Miki Kaneko Licensed

  • 5 stars 9 Reviews
  • 33 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

I've lived/studied/worked in Tokyo/Greater Tokyo for more than 37 years. I enjoy my work as a tour guide, meeting people and sharing a happy time with them. I would love to customize your tour according to your interests. From traditional popular tourist spots to not very major places, I will research for you and try to make the tour as wonderful as possible.
My own lunch and transportation cost is covered in the fixed rates. Also my guide license covers most of the entrance fees so you don't need to pay extra tickets for me.
FYI: I am good with children since I raised two boys myself a
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Hide Kojima Licensed

  • 5 stars 11 Reviews
  • 33 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Tokyo (primary)
Languages:
English

Hello. My name is Hide Kojima, an English-speaking tour guide.
I have a 8-year professional experience and guided many tourists from all over the world.
I'd be really happy if I could help you explore your interest in Japan.
You may find interesting or maybe odd things in this country. But all the things you'll see are quite normal for us Japanese.
I would like to introduce something Japanese in which you might find interesting.
Let's get going with me!
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Susumu Yoshida Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 14 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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Ayako Furuya Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

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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 a science museum in Tokyo for many years, so I know Learn more

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Masakazu Nakayama Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 7 Bookings

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Hello! I am Masa!
I have been working as a certified tour guide in Japan since 2013.
My years of guiding is not so long, but I am flexible to your needs and requests.
Area of the guiding is Tokyo, Yokohama, Saiatama, Mt. Fuji, Five lakes, Disney resort, Shopping malls, Everywhere you want, I will escort you.
Are you intersted in Japanese pop culture, such as Anime, Cartoon, music? They are also in my range.
Are you intersted in Japanese Sake? I worked for a Sake company and got the Licence of Sake sommelier. I can teach you how is Sake and good Sake while drinking with you!
So, do
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Kinuyo Watanabe Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 6 Bookings

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English

I'd like to show you around the city of Tokyo. There are many traditional things and modern things together. I'm sure you can enjoy those Japanese history and culture!
Just tell me what you want to do in Tokyo.
I'm looking forward to seeing you!
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Kumiko Nonoyama Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 3 Bookings

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Japanese

***I'm not available for three months from Sep. 1 to Nov. 30, 2014***
I'm very much eager to be of any help for you to get something different and special from the tour. Tokyo is a multifaceted city, consisting of the extreme opposite elements such as old and new, tranquil and bustling, organized and chaotic and so on. By introducing these elements and places of your interests, I'd like to show you what makes Tokyo so unique and intriguing.
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Tomie SHIBATA Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 3 Bookings

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Japanese

Hello! My name is Tomie SHIBATA. I am an officially certified tour guide. I've been provideing impressive and exciting tours through Tokyo, Yokohama and vicinity like Kamakura, Nikko, Mt.fuji and Hakone. My tour basically carried out walking with using public transportation or I can arrange a taxi or a van upon your request.
I promise each of you will have fun with history, culture, daily customs, foods, pop-culture, fathion, Kimono, therters, museums and in partucular, the nature with four seasons.
Now I live in Yokohama, the second largest city near Tokyo, for 25 years but I was born
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Toshio Ina

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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

★★★ Japanese autumn Package has released! Enjoy the colors and tasty foods!
★★ Japanese samurai sword shopping attending newly released
★★dinner attending service is newly started. please enjoy with Japanese cuisine more! 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.
★★Mt.Fuji and Hakone one day drive trip are quite booming now!!
Feel free to ask me !! (updated 22th July 2014)
It might be your first visit here but last time. You have a lot of harassment about itinerary, transporta
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Mami Sorimachi Licensed

  • 4.5 stars 25 Reviews
  • 102 Bookings

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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 many years.
I mainly do walking tour using public transportations. I make your own tour matches your interests. I like not only Japanese history, traditional culture, historical spots, Japanese gardens, food and shopping but also pop / anime culture.
Please let me know your interests! I look forward to meeting you in Japan!
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Jade Furuta (back to Japan now)

  • 4.5 stars 9 Reviews
  • 34 Bookings

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English (primary)
  • Japanese (Fluent)
  • Portuguese (Fluent)

NO BORING TOURS! Experience Tokyo life as you were a local and have some real fun time in the country of Fashion , technology , anime and delicious food! With me, you can not only visit the popular touristic spots , but also try some trendy street food and check out the best nightlife. The maid cafes are a very popular activity in my tours. I always take my clients to a very popular Maid Cafe. Everyone loves it and have some good laughs too :)
I'm a Female Brazilian Japanese professional tour guide & interpreter
living in Japan for 15 years. I travel a lot around the world for work and p
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Junichi Nakaya Licensed

  • 4 stars 1 Review
  • 2 Bookings

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English

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.
I have some reasonably-priced tour for you. It's a 3 hours' Tokyo Waterfront Tour. Guide fee is flat: US$70.00 or JYN 7,000 regardless of the number of persons(max.5 or so) plus entrance fee of garden, cruising fare & green tea/sweets: JPY1,500/person & guide. If you want to take a short-time tour, please select this tour.
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