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Hiroshi

(91) 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

Kenji

(17) 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

$ 34 Hourly rate

Hideo

(41) 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: 8 hours ago
$ 34 Hourly rate

Toshiyo

(18) Reviews

I was born and raised in Kyoto.Kyoto has a lot of things to see and experience. Kyoto is an ancient city with a lot of world heritage. I am happy to show you both traditonal aspects of Japan and modern things. I use public transportation and I am good at walking. Also I am very flexible. read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 32 Hourly rate

Tatsuhiro

(8) 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

$ 27 Hourly rate

TOMOKO

(1) 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: 1 hour ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Ai

(2) Reviews

★a trilingual guide(English/French/Japanese) ★raised in Kobe, attended schools in Kyoto for ten years, live & work in Osaka ★an award-winning photographerΣp[【◎】]ω・´) ★a Columbia dropout! lol ★have personal connections with many celebrities, artists, models, a composer/music producer, a s... read more

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 63 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

$ 63 Hourly rate

Masaki

(13) Reviews

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

Last Active: 7 minutes ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Akira

(1) 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

SHIN

(9) 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: 17 minutes ago
$ 23 Hourly rate

Yoshihisa

(20) 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: 5 hours ago
$ 32 Hourly rate

Mitsuyuki

(42) Reviews

I had been working as an English-speaking taxi driver in Kyoto for about 4 years from March 2012 to May 2016. During that time I guided many visitors from abroad around Kyoto. In June 2016 I decided to quit working as a taxi driver and become a self-employed English tour guide. As I'm a licensed... read more

Last Active: 5 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Seiko

(15) 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 my life, been to more than 30... read more

$ 31 Hourly rate

Keiko

(18) Reviews

Hello, I'm Keiko. I have two national qualifications as a tour guide, one is English, and the other is German. 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 the... read more

Last Active: 2 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Masaki

(43) Reviews

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 professional breakdancer. Would you like to surround yourself with wild monkeys and feed them? or feel the fresh air in the bamb... read more

Last Active: 7 hours ago
$ 56 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

Last Active: 1 day ago
$ 32 Hourly rate

ERI

Hello! I would like to help you enjoy your stay in Japan, Osaka. I really like Japan and am happy to travel around Japan with you. I'm looking forward to seeing you! read more

$ 25 Hourly rate

Emi

I have been engaged in interpretation and interpreter guide services in Kansai (Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Nara, etc.), Tokyo, Nagoya, Shikoku (Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi), Chugoku (Okayama, Hiroshima, etc.) areas for 17 years. Also, I have been a teacher and speech coach at university, college and c... read more

$ 41 Hourly rate

Hiroyuki

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

Keiji

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: 2 days ago
$ 23 Hourly rate

Masahisa

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: 6 hours ago
$ 41 Hourly rate

MAKOTO

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

Last Active: 6 hours ago
$ 27 Hourly rate

Azusa

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

KASHIMA

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: 9 hours ago
$ 36 Hourly rate

Etsuko

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

$ 25 Hourly rate

Akira

- Certified National Guide (English) EN00755 - Retired Engineer (Electric Components) - Born and brought up in centre of Kyoto city - Cover any walking tour in Kyoto read more

$ 32 Hourly rate

KAZUO

My name is Kazuo Sumi. I was born in Kyoto and I have been teaching English in Kyoto since 1976. I went to University of London to study Linguistics in 1985-1986. I have ever shown Japanese culture to a lot of people from the schools abroad, teachers, staffs, and students. I really enjoyed bei... read more

$ 45 Hourly rate

ISAO

2 years experience as a licenced national guide by English language and French language. 25 years of working experience at Japanese trading company , which is my main carrer in my life , gave me a lot of chance to encounter with variety nationalities of people and foreign culture and to visit many c... read more

Last Active: 1 hour ago
$ 45 Hourly rate

Masanobu

I was born in Matsuyama city (Ehime Prefecture) and living in Toyonaka city, near Osaka for more than 20 years. I have an experience living in three major cities Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka. I try to guide guests about a variety of Japanese culture in easy English. My favorite topic is Shinto shrines, B... read more

$ 27 Hourly rate

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