Japan Sightseeing

There’s something for everyone in Japan, and this is exactly why the island nation located in the Pacific Ocean in East Asia should top your list of places to go sightseeing. Experienced sightseeing guides in Japan exceed tourists’ expectations, taking out-of-towners to the most beautiful temples, traditional gardens, charming tea houses, and stunning waterfalls. No matter what age you are, sightseeing in Japan will both fascinate and surprise you, taking your level of appreciation for the unique country to a whole new level.

To get the best understanding of Japan’s one-of-kind customs, your best bet is to hire a sightseeing guide; not only do these informed individuals take you from highlight to highlight, they act as your translators and tell you everything you need to know about proper etiquette (for example, they’ll kindly inform you that you’re not supposed to pour soya sauce directly over a bowl of rice and that it’s perfectly fine to use your fingers to eat sushi).

But sightseeing tour guides’ skills go beyond educating you about Japanese customs and showing you the country’s jaw-dropping mountains, volcanos, architecture, markets, and more. Many of Japan’s sightseeing guides are highly educated in art and history, meaning they offer impressive insight into the country’s dynamic past.

From one guide who purports to have tried all the ramen restaurants in Kyoto to another who calls himself the “Last Samurai,” Japan offers an incredible array of sightseeing guides who strive to make your trip that much more memorable. Plus, since many of them are travel enthusiasts themselves, they know exactly what constitutes a good tour. Perfectionists by nature, Japanese tour guides live to make travellers happy.

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Sightseeing in Japan

Koji Matsuda

Kyoto, Kyoto, Osaka, Japan

Heritage-History, Private, Sightseeing...

¥33,000 JPY

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Tomoko Yoshihara

Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

Heritage-History, Sightseeing

$25 USD

Highlights of Kyoto Custom…

Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, Japan

Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing


Steve Bell

Yakushima, Kagoshima, Japan

Adventure, Heritage-History, Hiking Trekking...

$130 USD

Yakushima Island Tour

Yakushima, Kagoshima, Japan, Japan

Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing


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Whether you’re looking to go on a relaxed walkabout in Tokyo, a more energetic bike ride through Hokkaido, or an exploratory journey through sub-tropical forest in the lowland of Yakushima, Japan has, without a doubt, something that will intrigue you. Additionally, Japan sightseeing tours vary in duration from one hour to one week, giving you the flexibility to see as much or as little as you please. Don’t miss out on seeing Japan’s staggering sights – sign up for a guided sightseeing tour now.

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