Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Okayama-Japan by Tour Guide Yoshimi N. (Guide #18370)


Mel Lifshitz

United States
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Tour: #259333, Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Museum at Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Dec 29/19

Yoshi was excellent! Very informative, great English and had interesting personal stories to tell us at each place we went to. Great personality. We were sorry when the tour ended. HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Happy New Year! Thank you very much for the comment,and thank you for visiting Hiroshima. I also enjoyed good time with you. Did you enjoy Naoshima as well? Please come back to the Olympic Games!

Dana Yoshimura

United States
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Tour: #254895, Half day tour visiting Atomic Bomb Dome and Castle, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Dec 27/19

Yoshimi San is an excellent guide. Arriving early, she tailored our tour to fit our interests and schedule perfectly. Professional, polite and personable, her perfect English translations, factual knowledge and descriptive stories engaged us for the entire tour...especially my young professional son. It was especially meaningful that her pride and connection with the city was evident in her presentation....Aloha and thank you! J & D, Honolulu, HI

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Okemashite omedetou gozaimasu! Thank you for visiting Hiroshima. And thank you very much for the comment. I really enjoyed the time with you. I felt very close to you since you are also Yoshi! Yes, until we meet again, much Aloha.

Sally Woolsey

Canada
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Dec 24/19

Yoshi was a wonderful, knowledgeable and friendly guide. She met us right at the train platform and led us through both the Peace Park and Miyajima. Yoshi does a wonderful job of conveying a lot of historical information while adding personal details. We learned a lot about Hiroshima as well as Japan as a whole. Yoshi also recommended other local sites that matched our interests. I highly recommend Yoshi as a guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for the nice comment. Thank you for sharing good time with me. I enjoyed the time with such a delightful family. I hope you enjoyed Yamato museum and the area as well. Again, thank you very much for visiting Hiroshima. I wish you Happy holidays and a happy new year.

Charles Lund

United States
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Tour: #438944, Teshima and Inujima, Okayama, Japan    view tour
Date: Nov 1/19

The sites we visited were quite interesting and fun. Yoshie organized the day well so we were not rushed and used our time well. Having her as a guide made it possible go get to the sites easily. She had good knowledge of the sites and their development. Thank you for an enjoyable time.

Charles Lund

United States
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Tour: #438944, Naoshima: Museums and Art House Project, Naoshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Oct 31/19

I enjoyed a busy day. Yoshie organized the day so we were able to see many museums and art houses. We got started at an early hour which allowed a stop late at Chichu museum, which was a remarkable experience. The day flowed well. We saw a lot and she was knowledgeable about history and development of island. Thank you for a nice time.

Janet Dorigan

United States
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Tour: #438944, Naoshima: Museums and Art House Project, Naoshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Oct 21/19

Yoshi was a very knowledgeable guide and has good English. She was attentive, pleasant, knew what she wanted to do, and how to work with glitches, such as unexpected museum closures, train schedules and boat routes. Top notch!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for the rating. I really enjoyed the time with you. Please come back to Naoshima to stay in Benesse museum with your husband in the near future. Yoshi

Jim Fenwicke

Australia
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Sep 27/19

Yoshi was a great guide for us in Hiroshima. She was very knowledgeable and provided great advice on how to absorb what we were seeing and feeling. She was flexible and changed the tour mid-stream to suite our needs. I can highly recommend Yoshi!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for sharing good time with me. Thanks to you, I am a big fan of rugby now. Please send my best regards to everyone. I hope you come back to Japan for Naoshima in the near future. Yoshi

Jon Hanna

Ireland
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Tour: #254895, Atomic Bomb Dome and Japanese garden, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Sep 19/19

Yoshi is an excellent tour guide and extremely knowledgeable. I am so glad she was able to accompany me around Hiroshima's 'must see' spots.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Jon,thank you so much for sharing good time with me. I hope you enjoyed eating Okonomiyaki in that building as well. There are a lot more to see in Western Japan.I hope you come back again in the future. Yoshi

Mary Katz

United States
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Tour: #438944, Naoshima: Museums and Art House Project, Naoshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Sep 6/19

We luckily found Yoshi to tour us for our day on Noashima, and she made it a highlight of our Japan trip. She planned our day perfectly not only seeing all of the art, but learning about the various museums, artists, the island as an art establishment and she taught us Japanese history as well. Yoshi was very accommodating to our needs and tried very hard before we met to know exactly what it was we wanted to do. She was a pleasure to be with; we recommend her highly.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Mary, Thank YOU for sharing good time with me on Naoshima. If only we could have found the curry shop though. Thank you. Yoshi

Rudolf de Ruijter

Netherlands
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Aug 25/19

Most impressive. Almost too much information for one day. Sad the shrine was in renovation. But the real Hiroshima pancake compensated it all.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for visitng Hiroshima, especially peace memorial museum. We must achieve world peace together!

Rudolf de Ruijter

Netherlands
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Tour: #265994, Teshima: Museums and Terrace rice field, Teshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Aug 24/19

Teshima Museum was the top of visits we have done in years. Could be rated 6 out of 6. An experience never to forget.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: We enjoyed relaxing atmosphere on Teshima island. I am very glad you liked Teshima museum very much.

Rudolf de Ruijter

Netherlands
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Tour: #438944, Naoshima: Museums and Art House Project, Naoshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Aug 23/19

Perfect tour with many sidelines meeting our private interest.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I am so happy to hear that Chichu museum and Benesse museum were more than you expected.Thank you.

Mat Toy

United Kingdom
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Tour: #261216, Miyajima Island Private Walking Tour, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Aug 11/19

Yoshi looked after us very well. Her communication prior to the trip was first class, we met on time at the agreed point and she led us through an entertaining and informative visit. Miyajima is an enchanting island and Yoshi was very open and knowledgeable about the location. Her English was impeccable and my whole family loved the tour. We highly recommend Yoshi!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for sharing good time with me. I enjoyed showing around such a delightful family on Miyajima.Thank you!

Shannon Elliott

Canada
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Aug 5/19

Yoshimi was a great guide for our day in Hiroshima especially considering all the crowds that were there for the Peace Memorial Day. My kids learned a lot and appreciated how a difficult topic was handled.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for shaing good time with me, Shannon. I really appreciate your visit to Peace Park and leaned peace. Please send my best regards to everyone. Yoshi

Steve Palanker

United States
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Jul 19/19

Yoshimi is a very knowledgeable and interesting person. Super flexible and easy going with an array of customizable options for your personalized tour. We enjoyed our tour and would highly recommend her!!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Steve, thank you very much for the comment. I would like to thank YOU for sharing good time with me in Hiroshima. It is nice to have a beautiful family like you. I have found a really good sake. I am looking forward to sharing the information on Sake. Yoshi

Beth Goss

United States
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 19/19

Yoshi was super informative and extremely flexible with our schedule. And a lovely human to spend a day with.

Maureen Donahoe

United States
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 17/19

Yoshimi was an excellent guide. Her English was very good, and she customized the tour to make it fun and interesting for our 7 year old son. We only had one day in Hiroshima, and Yoshimi helped us see everything on our list and a little bit more.

Gary Martin

Australia
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Jun 14/19

Yoshimi was an excellent guide who was very knowledgeable and easy to get on with.

Arnold Vander Bok

Japan
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Tour: #254895, Atomic Bomb Dome, Castle and Japanese garden, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: May 18/19

Rosamond ( Ros) Hutchinson

United Kingdom
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites PrivateTour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: May 6/19

Yoshimi is an excellent guide. There was some uncertainty regarding our tour due to the Golden Week holidays but Yoshi tried to ensure that we would see as much as possible and in fact the tour went ahead as originally planned. Her knowledge of the sites and her communication skills were first rate. The whole group were very satisfied with this tour.

Dudley Wright

United States
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Tour: #259333, Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Museum at Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Mar 18/19

Yoshie delivered a great tour. This is obviously an emotional tour. She connected with each of us personally and went out of her way to make the tour personal. She went way beyond what was expected and took us all the way to Miyajima on the ferry even though that was not part of the tour. This was one of the best tours we have had with Tours by Locals. We would highly recommend Yoshie and this tour.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank YOU so much for visiting Peace Park. Folding paper cranes with your parents and your kids was fun. I also enjoyed the conversation with you all. Thank you for sharing good time with me. I hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Japan.

Lynn Clancy

United States
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Tour: #259333, Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Museum at Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Mar 12/19

Yoshimi is an excellent guide. Her kindness and grace in teaching about the history of Hiroshima was profound. This is a tour not to be missed.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank YOU so much for sharing good time with me. I also enjoyed nice conversation with you. Thank you!

Jon McMahon

United States
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Tour: #259333, Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Museum at Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Feb 27/19

Thank you Yoshi !!! Your the best !!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for sharing good time with you. This tour was very special to me thanks to you! Yoshi

Kimberley Smithers

Mexico
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Tour: #261216, Miyajima Island Private Tour, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Feb 25/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Your parents and I enjoyed the best sushi in Hiroshima!

Kimberley Smithers

Mexico
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Tour: #254895, Atomic Bomb Dome, Castle and Japanese garden, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Feb 24/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you. Your parents and I enjoyed plum blossoms in Japanese garden.

Brianne Calandra

United States
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Feb 21/19

Yoshi is an amazing tour guide. She is patient, knowledgeable and fun. She guided our group of 7 friends to the sites on Miyajima and the Hiroshima museum and Peace Park. It was great having a local expert help us quickly navigate transportation and we learned so much about the sites we visited. We all would highly recommend her as a guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Brianne. Thank you for sharing good time with me. I was fortunate enough to have a delightfull party like you. How was the barbecue restaurant? I am sure you had a language problem, but I hope you enjoy it. I also thank you for letting the lady from Turky join us. I really appreciate your generosity. I wish you the best of luck! Yoshi

David A. H.

San Diego, CA, United States
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Tour: #259333, Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Museum at Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Nov 16/18

Yoshi in one of the sweetest tour guides you will ever encounter. She has impressive local transport knowledge that makes travel efficient beyond comprehension. She shares knowledge at visited sites in doses that are readily understood in a delicate balance between neither simplistic nor overwhelming. Yoshi is ever ready to take photos and any reasonable request. Her restaurant selections would be the envy of any local.

David A. H.

San Diego, CA, United States
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Tour: #261216, Miyajima Island Private Walking Tour, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Nov 15/18

Yoshi is one of the sweetest tour guides you will ever encounter. She has impressive local transport knowledge that makes travel efficient beyond comprehension. She shares knowledge at visited sites in doses that are readily understood in a delicate balance between neither simplistic nor overwhelming. Yoshi is ever ready to take photos and any reasonable request. Her restaurant selections would be the envy of any local.

Carlos Munoz

United States
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Tour: #265994, Two World Heritage sites Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Sep 21/18

Bryony Hooper

United Kingdom
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Tour: #259333, Walking Tour - Atomic Bomb Dome and Peace Museum at Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima, Japan    view tour
Date: Sep 9/18

Yoshimi provided an excellent tour during our visit to Hiroshima. She was very knowledgeable and happy to answer our many questions. The tour went beyond the literature and exhibitions you can visit at the site, and having a local provide such a tour really gave us a greater understanding of the subject. I would highly recommend this tour to all visitors to Hiroshima.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Bryony, Thank you so much for sharing good time with me. I am happy that you liked the tour. Best wishes to you! Yoshi