Corrie K.United States
This was our first day of four in Tokyo. He gave us a fantastic overview of the city. He also helped us understand the subway system and made sure we understood how to get back to the places we visited if we wanted to come back on our own. He was very flexible and covered a huge area of the city. We highly recommend this tour if you are looking for a Tokyo overview.
John TsukadaUnited States
Hiroshi is very knowledgeable, accomodating, and just a nice person in general.
Jennifer (Jenny) CulverhouseAustralia
Hiroshi communicated with us promptly by email once our tour was confirmed and continued until 2 days before . This was appreciated. My husband and I enjoyed our full day with this personable gentleman who easily accommodated our itinerary changes due to public holidays in Tokyo . We thank and highly recommend Hiroshi as a guide.
Sanford BingUnited States
Hiroshi was an absolutely wonderful guide and made our visit to Tokyo extra special. He was very knowledgeable about the city and insightful when it came to the culture and history of Japan. Hiroshi was well prepared, easy to understand, extraordinarily kind, very patient and flexible. We could not imagine having a better guide and Hiroshi-san gets our absolutely highest rating. We recommend him enthusiastically and without reservation.
Maria Gladys YbanezPhilippines
Our guide is very patient with us and very knowledgeable. We enjoyed our tour.
Hiroshi was calm, very well organized and easy to be with as he accompanied me around Tokyo using train and a taxi. Heesponded to my special requests to not only see the growth in Tokyo in the decades since I have was here previously but also to show me where the remaining cherry blossoms could be seen in bloom. We then she had a very pleasant lunch. I recommend him.
Sarah PringleUnited Kingdom
We had a fantastic day with Hiroshi, the tour was perfectly tailored to our family and Hiroshi very interesting. Hiroshi's spoken English is excellent and he really helped us to understand and navigate through Tokyo. A perfect start to our holiday in Japan.
Thomas WeinstockUnited States
Very pleased with Hiroshi-san. He was very flexible in crafting our tour to match our interests plus taking us to places we may have missed. Spending the day with him was very informative and an absolute delight.
Chris SzelesUnited States
Marc HorowitzUnited States
Hiroshi is an excellent guide. It was our second day in Tokyo and he provided a full orientation to the city including how to use the subway system, important sites to see, a summary of the history and more - just what we wanted. He is pleasant and flexible. It was a wonderful day!
Hiroshi is an excellent guide who went out of his way to show us tokyo and make it fun for our kids. A lovely guy! A Great way to be introduced to tokyo!
Lisa DeutschUnited States
Hiroshi is an articulate, considerate, even tempered, understanding, knowledgeable, and energetic guide. We surely got a work out, we saw so many of our top choice sites in the city, and we learned how to use the subway system easily, and were told about some of the traditions of Japan. Hiroshi is very forgiving and kind. One could tell that he is used to working with People of different nationalities. He is punctual, and knowledgeable. We thank him for his time and kindness.
We booked Hiroshi for two days and had a fabulous time. He made sure we did and saw things that we of interest to us, while making sure we saw as much as we could in our short time. I highly recommend taking his tour!
David A. H.San Diego, CA, United States
Hiroshi really knows this town! We were in Tokyo for 4 days and had booked tours every day. Hiroshi took into consideration the tours we already had booked and made sure there was no duplication of not only venues but also the way in which you experienced it. eg instead of taking us to a Buddhist temple of which we had seen several he took us to a Buddhist fire ceremony (religious ceremony) which I thought was incredibly insightful and was a highlight of the trip. I am running out of space - GREAT TOUR
Hiroshi was a great tour guide. met us punctually at our hotel and seemed genuinely very happy to spend the full day with us; he even would have given us more time except we had plans for dinner and had to get back to the hotel. He was very kind, very patient and very informative. he took his time and answered all our questions and then some. Also gave us some guidance for our next day plans on how to get around etc..
Vivien KarpUnited States
My husband and I had a wonderful day with Hiroshi. He was very informative and went out of his way to make sure that we were able to visit all the locations we were interested in. He even spent time to educate us on the Tokyo metro system so that we can comfortably use it in our own the following day. Thank you Hiroshi. It was a pleasure meeting you.
Jay JohnsonUnited States
Punctual, knowledgeable, personable. Hiroshi was flexible and happy to change itinerary to adjust for crowds, rain and our preferences. He chose an excellent place for lunch. He seemed to enjoy showing off his city and describing its history.
Laura LehrhoffUnited States
Very nice gentleman and good guide.
Rhonda GrossmanUnited States
Hiroshi was a great guide. He was very flexible to my changing plans last minute. Helpful when trying to shop. Awesome food recommendations and introduced us to multiple Japanese foods we never knew existed! He was so helpful in teaching us the subway system and how to get to places on our remaining days. We had alot of rain but managed to see alot of spots. We would use him again!
Hiroshi is most outstanding as he optimized the tour to what we were most interested in and has a gentle, attentive, patient and easy style. He is outstandingly knowledgeable and navigated the Metro with never a misstep-an amazing feat, and all by memory. His historical knowledge is outstanding, and he is very open about all issues. It was very hot, and he balanced indoor, air-conditioned parts with the outside parts to minimize heat exhaustion. He is the best there is!!!
William StillgebauerUnited States
Great way to see a lot of Tokyo in a day! Excellent guide
Guide was good and showed us a lot.He was thoughtful and punctual.
Rajendra KattarUnited States
Hiroshi made our stay in Tokyo memorable. It was a very hot day but he took extra care to make sure we saw the sights yet stay cool enough. He is extraoridarily kind and knowledgeable. He has a good command of English. Hiroshi made sure we understood the Tokyo subway system which helped make the rest of our Tokyo trip easier. He assisted in planning the rest our trip and showed us where to exchange our JR vouchers. Hiroshi took us to a great sushi place at the fish market. Great tour and guide !!!
Hiroshi was a fabulous guide - showing us many beautiful sights in Tokyo. We certainly made the most of it, and he was so accommodating, patiently waiting for us to shop or eat particularly with our children (11 and 14). I highly recommend Hiroshi as a guide, he was friendly, knowledgeable and very well organised.
Pete MesleyNew Zealand
Hiroshi was amazing. He was so accommodating. We had a really loud, fun group and he just adjusted the schedule to suite us. We couldnt recommend Hiroshi enough.
Robert AleksichConcord, CA, United States
We had an incredible day and night in Tokyo with Hiroshi-san. All the highlights that we wanted to see were included in the day. We really felt like we got to see this amazing city and through the eyes of someone who knows it well. Bonus - we were there for a special parade that only happens every two years and Hiroshi-san made sure we got to see some of it live, which was a real treat. Also, he stayed around to make sure we found our way to the subway after the Robot Cabaret, which was very kind.
Alan KwiatekSt. Louis, MO, United States
Our family had a great day in Tokyo with Hiroshi-san. He was a well informed and fun guide. He made sure we did not go back to places we had been before, and gave interesting background of the History of Tokyo. We were amazed at all we could see in one day. If you are visiting Tokyo, I would highly recommend Hiroshi for your tour.
Richard DrexeliusSedalia, CO, United States
We loved Hiroshi! He was very calm and patient with all our questions, and our day was fun and had a great, but relaxed pace. What a great day!
The private tour with an individual itinerary was very good. Our Guide Hiroshi-san was very flexible in arranging the itinerary and suggested to visit a festival in Akabara which was a really good experience! We visited all the places we had asked for, receieved good information on the sights and a lot of background to Japanese life.. At the end Hiroshi-san even added 30 min on top of his 8 hour commitment to show us a final highlight. The tour and the guide were a real pleasure!
William SenneffUnited States
Hiroshi-san did an excellent job guiding us through Tokyo. He adjusted our schedule so we could see a parade through Asakusa that only happened once a year, and it was very cool. He showed us a great lunch spot with a view so that I could eat more local cuisine, and he was very understanding when my mom kept stopping to take pictures (which was a lot). Hiroshi-san was very kind and helpful and I would certainly recommend him as a guide.
Wally LeasureUnited States
Hiroshi was a great guide. Very knowledgeable and was flexible with timing due to some bad weather. Would highly recommend.
Alan TurnbullUnited Kingdom
A superb day and tour. Flexible and good value, a real gentleman. Thank you for a great day. Highly recommended.
Harrison PogueUnited States
We have just experienced awonderful day with our guide Hiroshi. All communication and planning was very prompt and friendly. Hiroshi organised our train day pass and guided us through the crowds in the subway in a courteous way. He explained all the sites we went to and very knowledgeable with good English. We enjoyed green tea in a tea house and an amazing lunch with Hiroshi. A great choice for lunch chosen by him. Hiroshi was very kind and patient when we were in the shops. A perfect guide and gentleman
Chris StolarskiUnited States
Mr Hiroshi was a very good guide and showed us many sites. He adjusted the tour to our interests. He was very friendly and arrived early. We especially enjoyed the restaurant where we had lunch and cooked the savory pancakes.
Valerie A.United States
Hiroshi was a great tour guide while my family and I were in Tokyo. He is very knowledgeable about Japan and gave us a lot of information about the history and culture. Even though we only had a day with him, he was able to fit in a lot of the top places for us to see. We were lucky enough to be there during the cherry blossom season and he found some beautiful viewing areas for us. I would highly recommend him as your guide in Tokyo!
Deborah SchwarzUnited States
We had a very informative tour - Hiroshi is very knowledgeable - and we learned a lot and saw a lot. As first timers to Tokyo, we were grateful to have him and it was a great start to our 4 days there. Definitely recommend. (we walked a lot and took the subway - we are all younger than Hiroshi and he had more energy than we did- but we kept up!)
Alina AkramUnited States
We had a wonderful day with Hiroshi. He took us all over Tokyo, including beautiful Shrines, the fish market, all the cherry blossom sights and some fun shopping areas. He taught us a lot about Japanese history and was patient and kind about answering all our questions. We wouldn't have been able to to see as much of this incredible city without his guidance. He also took many photos of us, our only regret is that we forgot to take a photo with our kind new friend. Can't recommend his tour enough.
Mitchell TsurudomeUnited States
It was a cold and rainy day in Tokyo but our tour could not be better! Hiroshi-san was knowledgeable, patient, and kind. Despite the weather, he kept his energy and enthusiasm. He was concerned for our well-being and was adaptable to our requests. He spent time helping me understand the transportation system, which helped A LOT going forward on our vacation. By the end of our day we really felt that Hiroshi-san was more a friend than a tour guide. We will miss Japan and we will miss our friend!
Gerald FraserUnited Kingdom
We throughly enjoyed a fantastic tour of Tokyo with Hiroshi. His personable manner, local knowledge and easy conversation was like making the tour with an old friend. We could not have seen it all without him or gained a better in depth understanding of all we viewed. Hiroshi was more than happy to include a visit to the Sky Tree, which we strongly recommend on a clear day, for the exceptional views over Tokyo and Mount Fuji, it was truly spectacular. Thank you Hiroshi, you made our visit so memorable.
Hiroshi took us to see the highlights of Tokyo on our fist day in the city.He was polite and made very efficient use of time so we could see as much as possible. He also accommodated our special requests for food and must see sites. He was thoughtful to include free views of Tokyo skyline (instead of paying hefty fees for viewpoints.) He was also quite knowledgeable about the history of Japan. We really enjoyed spending time with Hiroshi and recommend him as a guide to anyone visiting!
We will be forever grateful for Hiroshi guiding us for a 1 day tour of Tokyo's main attractions! Hiroshi guided our family of 4 from Melbourne Australia - including 2 sons aged 16 & 18- with great skill, humour and patience! Just navigating the railway & substations for us was a real blessing and I'm sure if we did not have Hiroshi we would have ended up tired and fighting with each other! Don't attempt TOKYO without a Guide. Hiroshi helped us enjoy the best of Tokyo without the stress!!
Erin DickinsonUnited States
I only had one day in Tokyo, and Hiroshi showed me everything a first-timer ought to see. It was a whirlwind tour and a great overview of the city. I was alone in Tokyo and a little nervous about navigating the train system for my early morning flight out, so Hiroshi very kindly looked up train timetables for me and told me exactly where to go, when to transfer, etc. He also offered to accompany me to dinner so that I wouldn't have to eat alone. He's an awfully nice man and a good tour guide.
Michael HanasabUnited States
Clifford SethnessUnited States
Hiroshi knows Tokyo well, and was happy to take us to a variety of places. but he did not talk much---at the fish market, he basically walked us around without saying almost anything. It would be better if he talked more, and his English was good.
Anup PatelUnited Kingdom
Great guide. We saw the main highlights of the city.
Stephen LesefkoUnited States
Would highly recommend Hiroshi for your tour guide. Punctual, informative and gives insight and explanation on Japanese customs and history, such as shrine and temple protocol, even tea ceremony edicate. Hiroshi navigated all the subway systems with ease, and we felt we were being shown the city by our favorite relative, instead of someone we just met. He went out of his way to accommodate our requests and we feel we saw more of Tokyo in one day with him than we would have in a week on our own.
Susana De Silva RieckeUnited States
We could not have asked for a better guide! Hiroshi went out of his way to provide us with the best and most complete Tokyo experience. He is as professional as you'd hope for, as kind as you'd like and more caring than you could've dreamed of. For a one day trip, we couldn't imagine doing any better! Loved our tour!!!
Lester KataharaUnited States
Hiroshi was wonderful. We arrived a day before our separate tour began, and several of the stops on his standard tour were duplicated on that tour. Despite the fact that many venues are closed on Mondays, he was able to find interesting alternatives and we had a great time. Hiroshi is fluent in English because of his years of working with multi-national companies. We highly recommend him!
Peter LosowyjUnited States
Hiroshi was an awesome tour guide. He was in the lobby waiting for us with a warm welcome to Tokyo. Hiroshi was incredibly well planned out and got us around Tokyo effortlessly. Not a minute of the day was wasted. When we needed more time at a specific location it was easily accommodated. Being a local he was full of fun and interesting facts. One of the most memorable moments was him sharing with us the tranditional tea ceremony at a tea house on a lake in the Hama-rikyu Gardens. Thank you Hiroshi!
John McGrathNew Zealand
We had a most enjoyable day with Hiroshi-san. He was very informative and knowledgeable about the places we visited without being too tutorial. The day went by all too quickly. Thanks again Hiroshi-san.
All-day tour with Hiroshi-san: One of the best decisions! I knew some places I wanted to see before, so I told Hiroshi-san. He planned a perfect, efficient route and additionally decorated it with special locations completely tailored to me and my interests. We visited almost every spot, had delicious food and I learned a lot about the City and the Country because Hiroshi-san was always trying to draw parallels to earlier and present times. Thanks to him, I had an unforgettable day. Arigatou gozaimasu! <3
Vivian H.Honolulu, HI, United States
Our Tokyo guide Hiroshi Tanimura was excellent!. We learned a great deal from him about the history of the area & also how to navigate the public transportation system. It felt as if we had a family member showing us around the city and looking out for our best interest. Hiroshi was in communication with us even before we arrived & was able to accommodate our requests. He is very familiar with Tokyo & next time we're there we hope to see Hiroshi again. He is a great guide and is highly recommended!
Howard WilsonUnited States
Hiroshi was a fantastic guide. He guided our family of four on a great all-day tour of Tokyo. This is our first time to Japan and his tour was very informative. He also gave us a good primer on using the metro system which has been very useful for our stay. He offered flexible options for the tour tailored things to our interest. It was a great day. Don't forget your comfortable walking shoes. ��
We booked Hiroshi T. for our 1st day in Tokyo. As first time visitors with our 9 yr old daughter and only on the ground for 4 days we wanted to get the most out of our visit. We got a great feel for the city and many of the main sites (more than we could have ever done on our own)& also navigating the transportation system which can be 'slightly'overwhelming to first timers! Hiroshi-san's english is perfect, he is knowledgeable, thoughtful and patient and we highly recommend him. We had an fantastic time!
Ilene GoldbergUnited States
This tour was the highlight of our trip! Hiroshi is a wonderful guide. He was so personable and knowledgeable. He allowed plenty of time for us to move at our desired pace and he used our time very efficiently. He even went out of his way to make sure we got back to our hotel without getting lost. The tour -and Hiroshi- are highly recommended.
Gary NakagawaUnited States
We had a wonderful tour with Hiroshi T. He took care to accommodate a special request we'd made to attend the Sanja Festival in Asakusa on our tour date. This took some extra time but he managed our progress to visit the other places on our itinerary in good time without any sense of being rushed. He was very informative. It was a thoroughly enjoyable way to spend our first day in Tokyo. Thanks again, Hiroshi-san!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Martha and Gary san Thank you very much for giving me 5stars rating and such a nice review. It was a good experience for me as well to see Sanja-Festival and I really enjoyed being your guide. I hope you are enjoying going around many places in Japan. Hiroshi
Mr Hiroshi-san was an excellent guide. He was very generous with his time and showed the 4 of us many of the Tokyo attractions including the gardens where we enjoyed a tea ceremony. We travelled Tokyo on foot using the subway where possible and enjoyed lunch whist on the ferry. It was our first day in Japan and Hiroshi-san assisted us immensely, not only as a guide but also with advice on Japanese culture and cuisine. A most enjoyable day. Highly recommend. Richard
Hiroshi T. was a wonderful guide. He listened to the types of activities we wanted to experience and structured his tour around them. A knowledgeable and very affable fellow.
Victor BaileyUnited Kingdom
Hiroshi T is a great guy and a wonderful guide who has an excellent command of English. We spent a wonderful day in Tokyo with him and we highly recommend him. Victor and Julie. UK
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Marilyn ShufflerUnited States
Highly recommended. On time, we went everywhere I wanted to go, provided plenty of information. Fantastic job!
Hiroshi-san is a gentleman and a fantastic guide. He was very helpful with itinerary suggestions and he put a lot of thought into the planning and timing of our itinerary. He was also able to help us with bookings, advice and directions for other activities. With his obvious passion for Japanese history, and his excellent English, our two half day tours were both enjoyable and informative. Thanks Hiroshi-San!
Duane ClarkUnited States
Hiroshi is a gentleman with a great deal of information about the City of Tokyo. Our tour was very informative and enjoyable
Chris CampbellUnited States
Our Guide, Hiroshi San, was wonderful! Our family traveled to Japan for the first time and he made sure we had a well-rounded overview of Tokyo. There was something for everyone! He did an amazing job of finding out what we would be interested in and arranging the schedule accordingly. Hiroshi also scheduled time for shopping and waited patiently, while we took our time. Thank you, Hiroshi San!
Alice DonoghueUnited States
Hiroshi was very knowledgeable and better yet, fun to be with. He made our introduction to Tokyo pleasant & and effortless. We very much enjoyed his company and the facts he imparted.
Jeffrey NewfeldUnited States
Hiroshi was the perfect tour guide for our three-person tour. He gladly customize the tour to our wants (lots of walking, visiting a cat cafe), and walked us through things like how to get the subway ticket machine to switch to English, how to use the subways, where to find ATMs that worked with US bank cards, etc. We spent all day with Hiroshi; his explanation of Japanese "wet leaf syndrome" was hilarious and his English was perfect. All in all we had a great day and would book him again.
Yayra M Sanchez-DiazUnited States
When planning our visit to Tokyo, we didn't realize it was such an expansive city. We wanted to see as much as we could our first day there and Hiroshi's tour seemed perfect for us, so we contacted him... and we're so glad we did! He was a great tour guide: knowledgeable and nice. He accommodated the tour to our own pace and our interests. Also, his English was so good. We really enjoyed our time with Hiroshi and would recommend him to anyone.
Carly PoeUnited States
Hiroshi was an absolutely wonderful guide! Kind, patient, and knowledgeable, he was eager to show me around and had an upbeat personality. I had a great time!
A good day with Hiroshi. He certainly knows his city and toured us through Yasukuni Shrine, which was particularly interesting. (Don't try it on your own, since it's 95% in Japanese).
Gloria PerryUnited States
Our guide, Hiroshi T. taught us to navigate the trains with ease. We could not have asked for a better guide, a nicer person or a more wonderful introduction to Tokyo. Hiroshi's English-super. It may sound silly but this might explain it - we bought tamagoyaki at the Tsukiji Market. We offered a bite to Hiroshi and he jumped right in -no formality. It was a day of laughter and fun and learning shared among friends. He taught us so much without once making it seem like a lecture.
Sandra Burchette fisherUnited States
Jay was wonderful, he was early to pick us up at the hotel in his clean van. Showed us the highlights of Seoul and some places off the beaten path, and also the places we wanted to see. Took wonderful pictures of my friend and I. When we return will use Jay again.