Takano

Licensed Guide
(17) Reviews
US$ 34 Hourly rate
Corey Corey United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 year ago

“ The most interesting man in Tokyo! ”

Yoshi Takano is a Japanese treasure! While most tour guides know where to go, when to go, what to order in a restaurant, names and dates of significant sites, I would challenge any guide to shepherd you and your group in a way like Mr. Takano does. His deep experience from visiting and living in over 40 countries as well as his professional experience from being a retired senior executive of many large multinational organizations lends his incredible insight into your day. From the larger tourist areas and sites to the nuanced "locals-only" establishments and secrets, his perspective helped bring Tokyo alive to me and my family. He dumbed things down for me yet in such a scholarly way that made my interest in Japan grow all the more. He tolerated my ignorant questions with flair. Even though we only spent 9 hours together, the Tokyo we saw and learned about gave us the flavor of having a week long experience. Thank you, Yoshi, for such a memorable time.

Takano:

Thank you for your comment. You must have already returned to your home in Arizona by now. Hope that some of the souvenirs that you and your adorable three children bought in Tokyo surprised your other family members waiting your return in your home, just like your gift item “ONE DOZEN Rattlesnake Eggs” from Arizona desert surprised me when I opened the envelop. Please bring other family members to Tokyo as well.

Private Tours

Best of Tokyo in half or one or two day(s)

(17) Reviews
by Takano
One or two-day tour which covers best part of Tokyo with your personal guide who will give you neutral advice and information. Even if you are a first time...
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(17) Reviews
by Takano
Will take train from Shinjuku JR railway station in the morning and stay in Nikko for four hours and come back to Shinjuku station in the evening. Even th...
9 Hours US$ 288 up to 2 people

Sake Brewery Visit and Sake Tasting Private Tour @ Niigata P...

(17) Reviews
by Takano
Tour will start in the early morning from your hotel in Tokyo. We will take Shinkansen train to a a local district in Niigata prefecture where we spend a h...
8 Hours US$ 280 up to 2 people