Takatoshi T.

4.97(29) reviews
 

Available Areas

Hyogo, Kyoto, Nara (Living), Osaka

 

Languages

English, Japanese (Native)

 

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Availability updated

1 day ago

 

About

Engaged 30years in overseas business of Japanese electrical & electronic manufacturing, I stayed 12years in Germany & Russia.

During the period I learned that mutual understanding of culture & history of each other would more important than advanced technologies & financial support. Thus, after leaving the company work, I would like to introduce history & cultures as well as eating & drinking traditions to inbound visitors so that they may have new experiences and understanding of Japan.

Those who spend time with me will have a beautiful memory and special experiences which could not happen in other tours.

Awaiting your contact to expand our new relationship!!

Tours

Kyoto, Highlight One Day Tour; Nijo Castle,Golden Pavilion,Ryoanji Temple, Nishiki Market

Kyoto
8 hours

Kyoto was the capital of Japan and home of the Imperial Court for more over 1,000 years,AD794 - AD1868. Countless temples, shrines and other historically structures including 17 world heritage sites survive in the city today.

FROM$255/ per group

Nara 5hour Half dayTour ; Seeing & Tasting are Believing !

Nara
5 hours

Nara is the first place of Capital in Japan and remains many historical places back to the 8 centuries. Seeing and Touching by yourself are must items to understand Japanese history and culture. Also, Nara is the birth place of Sake. Tasting is also believing why Japanese Sake is related to the Japanese religion since ancient time.

FROM$173/ per group

Kyoto Arashiyama 5 Hours Tour

Kyoto
5 hours

Arashiyama is located in the northwestern area of Kyoto City, , and is a popular area that most people who visit Kyoto for sightseeing go to. The biggest reason for its popularity is the beautiful scenery that changes expressions with the seasons-spring, summer, fall, and winter.

FROM$173/ per group

Osaka , from the 6 century to nowadays.

Osaka
8 hours

Osaka is the second largest city after Tokyo in Japan. It is famous as a commercial city nowadays. Osaka is full of contemporary buildings such as Umeda Sky building and Grand Front Osaka. And it also has historic places like the Namba Imperial Palace and Shitennnouji Temple back to the 6th to 7th Century. During the tour, you will visit various popular sightseeing spots.

FROM$255/ per group

NARA One Day City Tour; Seeing & Tasting are believing !

Nara
8 hours

Nara was the ancient capital city from AD710 to 784. During that time, many cultural buildings and cultural prosperity has been developed. Seeing and Touching by yourself are must items to understand Japanese history and culture. Also, Nara is the birth place of Sake. Tasting is also believing why Japanese Sake is related to the Japanese religion since ancient time.

FROM$255/ per group

ASUKA!Memorable tour in the foundation Area of Japan

Nara
8 hours

ASUKA is the foundation area of Japan where the first permanent capital was established in AD694, about 20 kilometers south of Nara city. It is here where the first Japanese emperors established their capitals and many of the country's oldest shrines,temples,tombs,stone monuments and archaeological excavations can be found. Today, there are also attracts with its tranquil,rural local areas.

FROM$255/ per group

Reviews

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Grace A.

Oct 23, 2019

Nara and Ikaruga

Takatoshi made our trip very memorable! He was kind, patient and knowledgeable. His itinerary was great and we ended the tour trying Japanese tapas style dishes pairing with Sake. I highly recommend him! Thank you very much Takatoshi! :-)

Takatoshi T.

Thank you very much for your kind review. I have also enjoyed the tour with both of you visiting places and having sake at that time. As mentioned, Nara has several cities and places to where you have to visit like Asuka etc. as for the foundation area of Japan. You are always welcome and looking forward to visiting again in Nara.

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Debra R.

Oct 10, 2019

Fabulous Kyoto Tour

Takatoshi is a wonderful guide! He is knowledgeable, thoughtful, and so ready to share his love for his country and culture. We spent the day touring many sites in Kyoto and learned so much. We toured beautiful gardens and mastered the subway system. He’s totally fluent in English and our day was an enjoyable learning experience. We highly recommend him!

Takatoshi T.

Dear Debra san, Thank you for your nice comment to my tour yesterday. I really appreciate it and have also enjoyed tour time with your member. Hopefully, we will see you again anywhere in this small world. I wish your safely back to your home as well as your and your family's good health and prosperity in future.

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Nathalie C.

Oct 7, 2019

Very great guide for discovering a bit of Japan

We spent one day of visit in Kyoto with Takatoshi. He knows a lot about history and the different tips along the road. We had a great English discussion about any topics. We do recommend Takatoshi who also walked with us to a really nice Sake local place. Hope to see you again in Japan

Takatoshi T.

Thank you for your positive review to my tour in Kyoto. It was also nice time for me during the tour. I convince that you have spent great days in Japan , how was in Fukuoka ? Hope you had a nice time at Yakitori restaurant . I wish you and your family's prosperity in future and see you again anyplace in this small globe.

David L.

Aug 23, 2019

Awesome day in Nara!

This was such a great day in Nara. Takatoshi took us all over, showing us the highlights and adding a lot of history and depth at each location. He was able to answer every question we had about the different places with great detail which I really liked. He also knows the city since he lives in the area and was able to take us to cool places that I would never have even known existed. His English proficiency is also one of the best we had in Japan which makes a huge difference. If you are thinking of doing a half day/day in Nara, hire Takatoshi. Seriously, you will not regret it.

Takatoshi T.

Thank you for your positive and kind comment to my Nara tour. I really appreciate having a time with you and your wife on that day, though the temperature was more than 32 degree and high humid . If we could have more time, I would be glad to show you other places, but I will expect your next opportunity among any city in the west Japan. I wish your nice further journey in Japan and your safely back to your home. I have already sent pictures taken by me to you address. Hope you have well received it.