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I was born in Kyoto and working as a tour guide for foreigners and Japanese! I'm a serious happy Japanese guy!
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kyoto 604-8365, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 80-5341-6370
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We hired Kosuke for showing us around Kyoto in 2 days, and i must say it was more than what we had hoped for. He is helpful, cheerful & very knowledgable. Not only did he show us the places we had requested him to take...More

Thank Sarker A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured with Ko for two days un Kyoto and he was outstanding. He is warm, cheerful and incredibly helpful. He showed us many more sights than we could have seen on our own. He made dinner recommendations and reservations. He was determined that he...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 1 week ago

BEST GUIDE EVER!! After a full day touring with Kosuke, we felt like we hit the jackpot! He truly made our trip memorable. Kosuke was very responsive to our emails, answering within 24 hours each time. As we only had one free day in Kyoto,...More

Thank travelgal173
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really enjoyable day with Kosuke during our stay in Kyoto. He was ready and waiting for us at our hotel with his car as arranged in the morning. Having the car was brilliant for us as the sights are quite spread out...More

Thank je22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

KO was incredible, very knowledgable and seriously helpful. All round great guy and kids loved spending time with him. He recommended some great eating spots that were not tourist traps and will definitely use him again on our next visit.

Thank Gareth J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before hiring Kasuke for a 2 days tour in Kyoto,I’ve read all the reviwes about him. After we met him and had a wonderful time I garantee they were absolutely true. Ten out of ten!!! Rebeca and Albert Lisbona

1  Thank Rebeca L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kosuke was an excellent, polite, friendly and knowledgeable guide. He picked my wife and I at the Kyoto train sration. Helped us get our tickets to Hiroshima and back. We then started our tour. His car, a Toyota mini van, was clean and modern. Kosuke,...More

1  Thank Experience679869
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kosuke was not only a great guide tour who provided all the details and info of the magical Kyoto but also a new friend for us. He is a local and takes you to the highlights but also to the hidden gems! He is really...More

2  Thank Dominique D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

He is a very accommodating and flexible tour guide. His car is very clean and well kept. Very Friendly and takes good photos (it's a bonus! :)) Originally we had planned for a 1 day Kyoto tour on the tuesday weeks ahead of Typhoon Jebi....More

1  Thank bluesteel92018
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Spending a full day exploring Kyoto with Kosuke was the best decision ever!! I couldn’t imagine our experience here without him! We (a group of 5 adults) booked very last minute (the night before) and he accepted our booking quickly, even arriving to pick us...More

1  Thank juliacandelaria
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Hoople H
23 April 2018|
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Response from DDC_NJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes send him an email Kosuke is very responsive and remember the time zone difference is 12 hrs. He is the best tour guide in Kyoto and I hope you can get into his schedule. Have a good trip at Kyoto!
Lily L
22 April 2018|
Response from kosukeh932 | Property representative |
Unfortunately, I can not post my email adress here due to the regulation of trip advisor. Please click the "Email" on my trip advisor's link. Thank you
Lily L
22 April 2018|
Response from kosukeh932 | Property representative |
Hi Lily Yes, I can. Please let me know any questions. Thank you