Yuriko S.

4.82(17) reviews
 

Available Areas

Aichi, Gifu (Living), Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Shiga, Nagoya, Takayama, Shirakawago

 

Languages

English

 

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About

I am Yuriko from Japan. Now I'm an assistant English teacher at junior high school.

I also work as a kimono, Japanese traditional costume dresser. If you are interested in kimono, I'll dress you kimono. I have a certificate of a tour guide. I sometimes guide some foreigners around Nagoya castle, Gifu castle and so on. There are so many nice places to visit in Gifu, Nagoya, Kyoto, central Japan!! Let's enjoy Japan sightseeing with wearing kimono with me!! I would like to guide you around central Japan. See you soon!!!^o^

Tours

Let's enjoy early morning Kyoto and maiko experience

Kyoto
6 hours

Kyoto is one of the most popular places to visit, but so crowded. If you want to enjoy quiet Kyoto, I recommend you visit there early morning. In this tour, you can enjoy bamboo grove, morning coffee at a Japanese style coffee shop and beautiful river and mountains scenery from a wooden bridge. After that, why don't you try 'washoku', or Japanese cuisine and maiko, or cute apprentice geisha's dancing? My special early morning tour will give you wonderful and unforgettable memories in Japan!!

FROM$200/ per group

Local classic train-ride and silk-screen printing in Gujo

Gifu
8 hours

Gujo is an old castle town, where holds bon-dancing every summer. You also enjoy dancing together! Local classic train takes you to such a nostalgic town. You also enjoy the beautiful scenery of clean river and mountains from the window during the train-ride. In the town, you enjoy the castle on top of the hill, clean canal with some colored carps and silk-screen printing. Please come to Gujo-Hachiman in Gifu!!

FROM$218/ per group

Enjoy sightseeing in Nagoya on route bus

Nagoya
8 hours

Nagoya is located in the center of Japan. It has both "samurai" culture and modern technology. If you visit Nagoya, you can enjoy traditional culture as well as modern technology. Why don't you come and enjoy Nagoya with me?

FROM$136/ per group

Wondeful one-dayTakayama tour from Nagoya

Takayama
7 hours

Takayama is located in the north of Gifu, central Japan. It takes about 2 and half hour from Nagoya by highway-bus. While bus riding, you can enjoy beautiful mountainous scenery, especially in winter, the snow-covered landscape from the bus window is wonderful!! Takayama is an old castle town, I am sure you will have a wonderful time while walking through the nostalgic town street!! Takayama also has a lot of high quality craftsmanship, you can experience such a skillful art by yourself!!

FROM$200/ per group

Samurai online-stroll tour in Gifu

Gifu
1 hour

Gifu city is in the center of Japan and it has famous samurai history, named ODA NOBUNAGA about 450 years ago. At first, I will show you beautiful Japanese garden, then let’s enjoy NOBUNAGA’s resistance ruins and three-stories pagoda. After that you can see big Buddha Statue and old shrine with vermilion gates. I'm sure you like it.

FROM$27/ per group

Golden walking tour in Gifu

Gifu
4.5 hours

Gifu is close to Nagara, it takes only 30 minutes from Nagoya to Gifu. There are so many golden monuments, such as big shrine gate, goddess of mercy on the roof, samurai statue in front of Gifu Station, and big Buddha Statue. I'm sure you can enjoy them!

FROM$91/ per group

Reviews

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Dr. gal B.

Dec 30, 2019

Great time at Osaka area with Yuriko

We (2 adults) spent two days with Yuriko in Osaka area, visiting Kyoto, Nara and Osaka. Yuriko is a knowledgeable and friendly person and we had great time. I am only sorry for allocating only two days for the area. If it is your first time to Osaka, I suggest you allocate – 2-3 days for Kyoto, 1 day for Nara and 2 days for Osaka.

Yuriko S.

Dear Gal, Thank you for your good review and nice comment. You’re also very friendly and your mom, Hana is so kind and cheerful. As you said, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka have lot of places to visit. I hope you will come to Japan again and please enjoy your stay in Japan! Yuriko

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Sheharyar K.

Nov 28, 2019

guiding in Kyoto

Professional, excellent information about the area and sights. A pleasant person to work with, we had great time with Yuriko and enjoyed the experience.

Yuriko S.

Dear Sheharyar, Thank you so much for such a nice review and kind words. I also had a wonderful time with you and your wife. Arashiyama was its best season for autumn leaves viewing, wasn’t it? Though it was so crowded, it was fun for me to see both of you enjoying beautiful Arashiyama. In Nijo Castle, we had a very rare chance to see imperial style tea ceremony. It was fantastic and elegant!! During a day, the weather was nice and the driver, Mr. Uchida was great. Thank you so much for giving me such a wonderful time and delicious sweet. I wish you all the best. Sincerely yours, Yuriko

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Phyllis W.

Nov 26, 2019

Such a delightful person

Having a rough outline for what we wanted to do, Yuriko helped make our experience really great! One of our group members was not feeling well and needed to return to the hotel. Yuriko helped get a cab due to the language barrier and the rest of the group was able to continue the tour of Kyoto.

Yuriko S.

Dear Phyllis, Thank you for such a good review and warm comments. I was so happy to see you enjoying autumn beautiful view in Arashiyama and Kinkakuji Temple. And it was fun for me to chat with you during lunch time. I hope you will have another wonderful day in Tokyo today. Please give my best wishes to Michaele. Best regards, Yuriko

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Yoko Y.

Nov 12, 2019

Excellent tour in Kyoto and Nara

Yuriko was fantastic! Always on time, excellent knowledge of the history of Kyoto and so polite. It was a pleasure spending time with her. Thank you Yuriko. Greeting from Stella and Evris from Greece!

Yuriko S.

Hi!! Thank you for your good review, Stella and Evris. I also had a wonderful time with you. I could also learn a lot from you about your beautiful country, Greece. Chatting with you at a coffee shop and having chance to talk with a cute junior high school girl on the subway train were so pleasant time for us, weren't they? I am very sorry to cause you a lot of walking. I wish both of you luck and happiness. Thank you. Yuriko