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Shunsuke W.

5.00(3) reviews
 

Available Areas

Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi (Living), Yamagata

 

Languages

English, Japanese (Native)

 

Response Time

1 day on average

 

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About

I've got the national licence of the Tour Guide-Interpreter in 2017. I have the experience of three years as the volunteer tour guide for foreigners. I specialize in guiding in Sendai and Matsushima region. If you have anything to ask, please feel free to contact me.

Tours

Nature and Culture in Akiu Hot Spring District

Miyagi
6 hours

Akiu is one of the most famous hot spring districts in the north-eastern part of Japan. Thanks to its accessibility(only 30 minutes ride from the center of Sendai), it is visited by many tourists and local people. You can also enjoy the great view of nature, and even try Japanese traditional handicraft. Akiu is an adorable tourist spot through the year, but autumn is especially wonderful

FROM$59/ per group

The Highlight of Central Sendai Area

Miyagi
5 hours

In this tour, we will visit the most popular sightseeing spots in Sendai, "the City of Trees." The city was founded by Date Masamune, one of the most famous samurai. We will visit Sendai Castle Site, Zuihoden Mausoleum, and Osaki Hachimangu Shrine. They are all related to Date Masamune, and you will learn samurai culture in northern Japan.

FROM$55/ per group

Matsushima, one of the three most scenic views in Japan

Miyagi
5 hours

Matsushima is known as one of "the three most scenic views in Japan". Matsushima Bay is dotted with approximately 260 pine-clad islands. Cruising by sightseeing boat is best way to watch the great scenery. Matsushima area also has historical and temples, including a national treasure. They were founded more than 400 years ago, by the famous samurai Date Masamune.

FROM$51/ per group

Best Cherry Blossoms Spot and Samurai Castle in Miyagi

Miyagi
6 hours

You can visit the most famous cherry blossom spots in Miyagi Prefecture. Funaoka Castle Park is one of the 100 best cherry blossom spots in Japan. Near the park, you can also see many cherry trees along a river known as "One thousand cherry trees in a single sight." We also visit Shiroishi Castle, which is only castle in Miyagi Prefecture today. It is also famous for a cherry blossoms.

FROM$59/ per group

Morning Tour in Sendai Asaichi Market

Miyagi
1 hour 30 min

In this tour, you can feel locals' life by strolling Sendai City in the early morning. Near Sendai Station, there is a small street lined with about 70 shops of fresh fish, vegetables, and fruits. This place is called Asaichi, which literally means “morning market.” Many citizens and professional cooks purchase fresh ingredients everyday here.

FROM$22/ per group

Zao Fox Village

Miyagi
4 hours

In a mountainous area in southern Miyagi prefecture, there is Zao Fox Village. It is a zoo that specializes in foxes. You can closely see more than 100 foxes that are walking around in the village. You can even feed or hug and stroke them.

FROM$40/ per group

Reviews

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William K.

Jun 9, 2019

Customized Half Day Sendai Tour

My wife is a true Hanyu Yuzuru’s fan and that’s the main reason why we decided to spend half day (on our way to Akita) in Sendai to visit his birth place and hometown. If triplelights allow us to give Shunsuke a six stars rating, we are more happy to do so. Shunsuke diligently planned a special tour to make sure my wife can experience her “Yuzuru” experience, Shunsuke even went beyond and helped my wife to get the limited Yuzuru subway pass two months before we arrived. He understand our group is traveling with an elderly and pre arranged taxi service besides using the subway. Shunsuke is very communicative, patient, courteous and accommodative. We decided to schedule another half day trip with him when we travel back from Akita to Tokyo. Anyone who is interested in exploring the beautiful Sendai should hire Shunsuke.

Shunsuke W.

Thank you for the great review. I had a great time with you and your family, too. Hanyu Yuzuru is a hero to Sendai people. I am so glad that he attracts many fans to Sendai.

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Murat T.

May 3, 2019

A Very Memorable Tour in Matsushima Area

Shunsuke was a great tour guide with a lot of experience, he planned our tour carefully and also took into account my preferences about what to do along the way. I wanted to see the cherry blossoms and he took me to a park on the hills of Matsushima where the view of cherry blossoms together with the view of Matshusima Bay area was amazing! I wanted to try some of the local food and he took me to a local restaurant for a great sushi course and famous local oysters. Of course, we also visited all the important monuments in the area, even witnessed a real buddhist wedding ceremony in Zuiganji Temple! Every step along the way, he told me about the importance and the history of the places we visited. I really enjoyed the tour and also learned a lot from him. I would highly recommend Shunsuke as a tour guide to anyone planning to visit Matsushima area..

Shunsuke W.

Thank you very much for a great review. I am glad that you I enjoyed the tour in Matsushima. You were interested in many things in our local town, which made me happy. I also had a great time with you.

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Revance victoria V.

Apr 29, 2019

The View is Great and Nice Tour Guide

Very Welcome..and Have The Right Time To See Wonderful Scene...Great Job

Shunsuke W.

Thank you very much for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed the tour. I also had a great time with you and your family.