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Masaki

(48) Reviews

*Please note that we use public transportation for regular tours. If you need a private transportation, please contact me. Hi! I'm Masaki Mori. Please call me Makoon. I was born in Japan but have lived in Vancouver, Canada for about 10 years. I'm an English teacher,translater, and also a profe... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 55 Hourly rate

Kenji

(24) Reviews

Hi I'm Kenji I have a government license of tour guide interpreter in English. I was born and raised in Kyoto, an old capital of Japan over one thousand years So I'm very familiar with many sightseeing spots and attractions of the city Kyoto is a fascinating and picturesque city drawing lots of ... read more

Last Active: 2 hours ago
$ 34 Hourly rate

Masaki

(25) Reviews

To me, meeting with people is a gift from God. A new encounter inspires me and enriches my heart. People sometimes ask me casual or unexpected questions which I cannot answer on the spot. So new encounters are a kind of continuation of embarrassment and bewilderment. As a tour guide, going aro... read more

Last Active: 5 hours ago
$ 10 Hourly rate

Hideo

(52) Reviews

Hello, I'm HIDEo YOSHIda. Please call me HIDEYOSHI, the same name as the famous shogun who built the Osaka Castle in 1585. I was born in Kobe and worked in Osaka for nearly 40 years. I would like to introduce the Kansai region to you ,including Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, and Wakayama. Kobe is... read more

Last Active: 13 hours ago
$ 33 Hourly rate

Yoshihisa

(26) Reviews

Hi. My name is Yoshihisa Tashiro. Call me "Yoshie", please. It means good or O.K. in Japanese. I live in Joyo City, Kyoto Prefecture, located just in between Kyoto and Nara. I was born and raised in Iga, Mie Prefecture. Iga is a birthplace of ninja and a renowned haiku poet, Matsuo Basho. I... read more

Last Active: 3 hours ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

Ai

(3) Reviews

★trilingual guide(English/French/Japanese) ★raised in KOBE, attended schools in KYOTO for ten years, live & work in OSAKA ★free photo taking & sharing by award-winning photographerΣp[【◎】]ω・´) (I won Gold in CONRAD OSAKA Art Photo Contest among 367 entries!) ★Columbia dropout! lol ★avid ... read more

Last Active: 5 hours ago
$ 62 Hourly rate

Akira

(6) Reviews

Hi! My name is Akira Matsui . Please call me Aki. I am a licensed tour guide in English . Now specialized in Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Kobe and Hiroshima. When you have a plan to visit those area, please contact me. In those area, you can find a traditional and cultural Japan. read more

Last Active: 4 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Yasuna

(1) Reviews

Kyoto has many traditional aspects but also it has beautiful and kawaii (lovely) charm. Traditional shrines and temples, cafes, book stores, music, knick-knack stores, pastries... There are many things I love and you will love in Kyoto. I would like to offer tours to popular tourist attractions ... read more

Last Active: 6 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Keiji

(1) Reviews

Hello everyone. My name is Keiji living in Okayama. Okayama is located halfway between Hiroshima and Osaka. Nowadays a lot of people are attracted by Naoshima that is a small island famous for Art and Architecture. Okayama is the entrance to the island therefore I often show international guests aro... read more

Last Active: 3 hours ago
$ 22 Hourly rate

KASHIMA

(1) Reviews

I am Hideo Kashima. I have gained the Government Licensed Tour Guide authorization in 2017/2. At first I had worked for one of biggest Electric Company in the world which manufacture various type of Electrical products including information technology, heavy Electrical products such as train & Elev... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 22 Hourly rate

MAKOTO

(2) Reviews

Hello, I’m Makoto (Mac) Yokoyama and I'm a national-licensed tour guide. My previous career as an automotive engineer, gave me the opportunity to learn English and to live in the US, Germany, and England. After I retired, I learned more about the Japanese history especially focusing on Nara and ... read more

$ 27 Hourly rate

Kazuhiko

(38) Reviews

Hello, I’m Kazuhiko Goto. Please call me “Kazu”. I'm a national-licensed tour guide. I have a wife and 4 children. I was born in Osaka city, although I have lived in many places across Japan, such as Matsue city which is famous for beautiful Lake Shinji and Izumo Great Shrine, Niigata city which is... read more

$ 25 Hourly rate

Chisato

(4) Reviews

Hello. I am Chisato originally from Kyoto. I completed master degree of organic agriculture in the Netherlands in 2011. Especially, my specialization is agriculture, anthropology and food culture. I often travel around rural villages in japan for my research on traditional knowledge, ethnobota... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Azusa

(1) Reviews

Hello, my name is Azusa Arita. I'm a licensed tour guide in English. I think there is no big difference between what Japan is today and what you see about Japan in manga, except " Naruto." ( Sorry but Ninjya is no longer exist.) Japan is a two -faced society, a society of modern technology and that... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

TOMOKO

(2) Reviews

I've been working as a tour guide for foreign tourists since 2010. I love meeting people from all over the world.!I believe that Japan has many interesting aspects for tourists. I'd like to show you the culture unique to Japan such as Buddhist statues,Japanese gardens, Japanese food,sake,shopping an... read more

Last Active: 5 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Tatsuhiro

(10) Reviews

It took me some 20 years to be qualified for this job and I feel honored for being able to help tourists from abroad understand our nation and culture. Japan is a beautiful country with a long history, tradition and rich cultural heritages, having various features in each of the four distinct seaso... read more

Last Active: 2 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Kaoru

(5) Reviews

Hello. I was born in Kyoto and moved to Osaka, then live in Nara now. There were an opportunity to spend ten years in London as a housewife, tourist, student for flower arrangement, etc., amateur flutist and Japanese language tutor for English business people from 1993 to 2003. After coming back to... read more

Last Active: 16 hours ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

Etsuko

(1) Reviews

Ladies and Gentlemen from overseas, Welcome to Kyoto!! I'm Eko, a nationally licensed guide with 20 years ' experience.  I was born, brought up and have been living near the Nijo Castle in Kyoto except 3 years I studied at UCLA in USA. After I came back to Kyoto, I began this guide business b... read more

$ 27 Hourly rate

Keiko

(23) Reviews

Hello, I am Keiko. I have a national qualification as a English-speaking guide. I was brought up in Kyoto, among a lot of old Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines.(ex. Kiyomizu Temple, Toji Temple, Yasaka Shrine, Heian Shrine, Fushimi Inari Shrine and so on) Some of them are now famous worldwide and ... read more

Last Active: 15 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Masahisa

(2) Reviews

Lived in Chicago (5 years), Toronto (1 year), Singapore (2 years), Indonesia (4 years) and Birmingham, UK (11 years) to constract business platform, now retired after 40 years employment in Japan. Dynamic tour guide who develops many different ways along with rich experience overseas to entertain l... read more

Last Active: 8 hours ago
$ 40 Hourly rate

Nobuyuki

(8) Reviews

I was born in January of 1963. I became a licensed professional tour guide in 2012. I know a lot about Kyoto and Osaka and I'm eager to show you the beautiful aspects of the Japanese culture and places which are interesting to visit. I can share information with you about the food, sightseeing an... read more

Last Active: 4 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

SHIN

(13) Reviews

Hi my name is Shinichiro Yamana, please call me just SHIN. I was born in Kobe, and exotic international port town, also famous for tasty Kobe beef. I grew up in Kyoto, 1000 year old capital in Japan. Now I live in Kawasaki city, 30 minute train-ride from Tokyo or Yokohama city. I have ... read more

Last Active: 13 hours ago
$ 22 Hourly rate

Hiroshi

(106) Reviews

Hello,I am HIROSHI YOKOYAMA. Please call me Hiro, not "hero". I have been lived in kyoto for more than 30years. So, I am very familiar with the city of Kyoto and a unique culture developed in Japan as well. I can offer you not only historic places like Nijo castle, Kinkakuji temple ,Kiyomizu... read more

Last Active: 1 hour ago
$ 9 Hourly rate

Takehiko

(6) Reviews

I was born in 1959 in Tokushima Prefecture,Shikoku Island,and am a taxi driver of a wheelchair accessible van which accommodates a wheelchair , another 5 passengers,and your luggage. I can also meet and see you off at Kansai International Airport, JR Kyoto or Shin-Osaka station , and so on. Amo... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 62 Hourly rate

Seiko

(23) Reviews

Hello, I am Seiko! I was born and grew up in Kurashiki (Okayama pref.) until high school, spent my college days in Kyoto, and currently living in Osaka. I studied Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Wisconsin, as well. I myself am a traveler for life, been to more than 30 co... read more

Last Active: 2 hours ago
$ 30 Hourly rate

Mari

(25) Reviews

Hi, I'm Mari. Welcome to Japan! I'm a government certified English tour guide. I would love to help you discover more of Japan. I went to high school in Georgia, USA and studied Biology at State University of New York. I love traveling and meeting people. In my tour, it's my pleasure to ... read more

Last Active: 8 hours ago
$ 31 Hourly rate

Fumi

(10) Reviews

I'm Fumi. I was born in Fukuoka and moved to Osaka. I had lived in Singapore for 3 years and learned East Asian culture a lot. This time I would like to show Japanese culture and history to many guests. I am waiting for your mail . read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 33 Hourly rate

Hiroyuki

(2) Reviews

Hi,I'm Hiroyuki Fukui. Please call me Hiro. I'm a government certified guide interpreter. I'm originally from Gifu Prefecture located in Central Japan and have lived in Nara city for more than twenty years. I used to be a civil engineer working for a construction company and experienced overseas ... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Mana

(2) Reviews

Hello, my name is Mana. I am a National Licensed Tour Guide in English. I was born in Kyoto and raised in Kyoto. I worked for Kyoto Prefectural Police Headquarters.I know a lots about Kyoto's cultures and festivals . I am good at walking. After I get married, I have been in Shiga for over 30 years.... read more

Last Active: 15 hours ago
$ 18 Hourly rate

Shun

(2) Reviews

I was born and live in Ttottori prefecture which is at the southwestern part of Honshu Island. Our area is rich with virgin nature, purely preserved culture and amiable people. If you are weary of crowds in big cities like Tokyo, please visit our area to get the slow life and healing. Of course, yo... read more

$ 31 Hourly rate

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