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Private English Tour in Kyoto

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I had been guided through some of the same places that Machi Takakazu (Taka) took us when I was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
snroderick
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San Jose, California
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Kyoto Family Tour

Mr. Machi organized a wonderful guide for what was a memorable day in Kyoto for our family. Our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
naomides
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Los Angeles, California
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To contact us, please search with "Private English Tour in KYOTO", or "Takakazu Machi". Our tours are private tours using a car. Our guide can drive you to each site, go inside sightseeing spots with you, and explain everything about the site...more
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Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8499, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had been guided through some of the same places that Machi Takakazu (Taka) took us when I was single and I learned a lot then but I learned about twice as much more about them on Taka’s tour. He states facts in such a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr. Machi organized a wonderful guide for what was a memorable day in Kyoto for our family. Our driver/guide, Mr Nagata, was extremely knowledgeable and engaging and he pointed out many details along our tour of temples and the Nijo-jo castle that we would otherwise...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a full day tour with Tetsuo in Kyoto. He planned a perfect day to show us a thoughtfully curated itinerary of wonder sights. He was very knowledgeable and took us to places that we never would have known to go to. He was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently my family of 4 had the wonderful opportunity to take a tour of Kyoto with Mr. Nobu Nagata. He was both an excellent tour guide as well as a wonderful driver around the city. Given the hot temperatures and distances between selected destinations, it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I currently live in Japan and my parents came to visit us in mid June. We decided to take a trip to Kyoto, but didn’t know where to start with planning. I stumbled upon this page about private tours and it sounded...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mr. Takakazu Machi (Taka) was our tour guide. Taka is a professional and he helped us learn a lot about Japanese culture. In preparation for our trip Taka collected a few pieces of information and met us on time at the train station. Japanese people...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with our guide Nobu we recommend his service it was wonderful we know lots of place in a short time with a lot of information it was perfect!!!

Thank robertomaalouli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 6 hours touring sights in Kyoto with Hiroshi but could easily have spent more time with him seeing additional sights. His English is great, he has a good sense of humor and we learned so much about Japanese culture, religion and history. Hiroshi...More

1  Thank live4golf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a wonderful time with Hiro. We had never been to Kyoto and wanted an overview of some of the major sites. It was very easy to correspond with him by email to set up pick up time and location. Hiro wisely suggested...More

Thank bingjoyce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour with Hiro-san was all I had hoped for and more. He took us in comfort to temples of significance that I didn't know about but loved seeing, and other sites that my research had suggested but would be cumbersome to get to using...More

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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Dean D
12 July 2018|
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Response from machitaxi | Property representative |
Maizuru is a little far away from Kyoto. Our basic rate for a mini-van (up to 6 passengers) is 6600 JPY per hour. Since we live in Kyoto, we need to charge 24000 JPY extra to pick you up at Maizuru. For example, if you hire... More
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jeffandfiona
5 July 2018|
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Response from machitaxi | Property representative |
Dear Jeff, Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we are already fully booked until July 18th, 2018 as it is written on our official website and cannot add any more tours at this time. Sorry about that. I am afraid... More
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Astetts
5 July 2018|
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Response from machitaxi | Property representative |
Dear Astetts, I am sorry to hear that your guide cancelled your tour. Unfortunately, we are already fully booked until July 18th, 2018 as it is written on our official website and cannot add any more tours at this time... More
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