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I am an English guide

in charge of Eastern Kyoto with peaceful Zen Buddhism features.


Below is the sightseeing spot I provide the guiding service.


Eastern Kyoto with peaceful Zen Buddhism features
Since old capital was placed in Kyoto for more than 1200 years from 8th to 19th century, there are a lot of valuable sightseeing monuments such as temples, shrines and traditional gardens. From the aspect of tourism, Kyoto consist three districts, namely first is western part with Golden temple and Arashiyama bamboo , second is eastern Silver temple, and third is southern with Fushimi-inari shrine famous for vermilion torii gates.
This tour is to the eastern area.
1.Silver temple and Philosopher’s path
2.Eikando temple and Nanzenji temple
3.Yasaka shrine and Kodaiji temple
4.Kiyomizudera temple and Sanneizaka slope
5.Shinnyodo temple and visit my old villa
Visitors can feel authentic atmosphere of Buddhism, viewing lovely cherry blossom and autumn leaves, shopping at pilgrimage Kiyomizu slope. End the tour with relaxing at my old villa with green tea.













My personal information


  I was born in Kobe 1950, and grew up in Kyoto.
I am now living in Kawasaki city between Tokyo and Yokohama. After having studied metallurgy in University, I had been working at steel company as an engineer for 40 years including an overseas expat in the Philippines. As I experienced a lot of overseas projects, I have been familiar with foreign countries all over the world. I am able to speak basic German and Filipino languages. On my past time I often enjoy playing golf and listening to music.
After having retired from a company, I’ve got a tour guide license certified by Japanese government in 2017. Since then I am enjoying a tour guide with a lot of tourists from around the world. My guiding places provided are so many, such as Tokyo, Nikko, Hakone, Kamakura, Isejingu shrine, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Mt.Koya, Kobe, Himeji and Hiroshima etc. What’s more I am willing to customize your original request.
I have second house in Kyoto. So I’d like to invite you to tatami mat room to feel traditional atmosphere in Kyoto. Please send me email. It is my great pleasure to help make a best tour plan. Thank you very much and see you soon!


Guide Fee


1. Guide fee
JPY30000 up to 8 guest.
2. Another expenses for guest
Admission fee of temples and shrines. About JPY2000 per head.


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.


How to request my service


  If you consider to request my service, please contact here : please inform info@erf.jp of my code (e22SYN304ENG)

  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.

Thank you.