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Takuya Yanagisawa

Guide at a Glance

  • Locations

    Osaka, Osaka, Japan

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Languages

    English

  • Favorite Trip

    Gateway of Kobe

Guide Bio

I am an English-speaking nationally certified interpreter and sightseeing tour guide. During a career in international business, I always wanted to experience life the way the local folks do overseas. I am aware many foreign tourists want to do so in Japan. I enjoy sharing the chance to explore the rich culture, history and heritage more in depth than what is written in guide books or internet articles.

I used to live in Edmonton, Canada and Milwaukee, U.S.A. for my university education. I also use to travel around the world quite frequently for the last few decades. I am very informative and always seek fun spots to offer my guests. I like to guide people to experience niche places or attractions such as bar hopping, called Hashigo in Japanese, to the backcountry hot springs in the wild and hidden or unexplored regions.

I can even make the private tour proposals and attend up to one week of visitors’ private tour.

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