|Welcome to my page
I am an English guide
in charge of Asakusa.
Government licensed tour guide. I have been living in Yokohama for 35 years, and have been working in Tokyo for more than 30 years; 20 years as a business person,10 years as a teacher.
|My personal information I would like to tell you|
I like meeting new people from all over the world, and Japan. I’d like to help you find the seasonal tastes of Tokyo&Yokohama, Japan specially arranged for you whenever you come! Also I’d be willing to answer your any questions about Japanese cultures, such as Sumo, Kimono, Furoshiki, Tea ceremony, Ninja, Karate, Wadaiko, Kabuki, ,, you name it! If you are interested in one or more of them, I would like to help you find the right place to enjoy it.
|Below is the sightseeing spot I provide the guiding service.|
Asakusa in Tokyo
It is the most popular sightseeing spot in Tokyo, including Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Mall. It is located in the Eastern Tokyo, Taito District. “Asakusa Information Center” is the major meeting spot.
Asakusa is one of the traditional town located in the eastern Tokyo, and now it is the most major sightseeing spot in Tokyo. Kaminarimon gate is the symbol of traditional Tokyo. Walking along Nakamise Street, a long shopping mall, you can find many historical structures such as Sensoji Main hall, 5-storied pagoda, and Japanese traditional garden. In Asakusa, you can enjoy sightseeing and shopping in the traditional atmosphere. Also, I recommend you visit surrounding hidden area, according to your tastes.
There are many ways to enjoy Asakusa, including eating, shopping, and sightseeing around Sensoji temple. I will help you find your own “Asakusa”.
1) Enjoy traditional Tokyo downtown along with historical structures of Sensoji Temple.
2) Try various kinds of foods and drinks.(Ningoyaki, Fried ricecake, rice crackers, etc.)
3) Enjoy ice cream made of natural ingredients or other Japanese sweets in cafe.
4) Enjoy shopping of traditional items for souveniors.(Janapese folding fan, Ukiyoe, etc.)
If you’d like to be interested in walking around suburbs of Asakusa, I will make a plan specially arranged for you according to your favor. Followings are just examples.
1) Kappabashi Area (Shopping Mall of Kitchen utensils)
2) Previous Geisha Town (Kenban(Geisha Office),Sarugakucho(previous Geisha Town)
3) Yoshiwara districts (Official prostitution place during Edo period, but now shrine&sites)
4) Matsuchiyama Shoten Shrine or Imad Shrine (2 of 7 good luck dieties )
5) Sumida Riverside Walk(Sakura Viewing in historical tastes)
What do you think? You may be interested?
If you wish to request my service, I will prepare a proposal of the guiding details in accordance with your budget (depending on time and date).
80US$ for 4 guests, 100US$ for up to five guests. Guide time is four hours. All are negotiable.
Please read my proposal carefully. I will make every effort to make your trip pleasant.
I will e-mail my proposal to you if you consider to request my service.
|I will introduce you the voices of customers who experienced my guiding.|
We enjoyed 4 hours very much; It was a good chice to hire a guide ;we could visit the places otherwise we could not have known, very effeciently in the limited hours. You are like a member of our family as well as a tour guide!
Welcome you to other spots with my guiding.
Ueno, Yokohama Minato Mirai,Yokohama Motomachi,Yokohama Sankeien Garden
|How to request my service|
If you consider to request my service, please contact here : please inform firstname.lastname@example.org of my code (e10YOM112ENG).
ERF will inform me of your e-mail address, your name and other information. Then I will contact you by email.
I will send you “my guiding proposal” by e-mail, so please read it and determine whether or not to request my service.
Please let me know if you have decided to request my service.
|I am looking forward to your request.