English Speaking Guides in Japan

  1. Honen-in

    Tranquil Sites in Eastern Kyoto

    Honen-in is said to have originated from a humble thatched hut where Honen practiced nembutsu with his disciples.

  2. Walkway along the water in Gujo Hachiman

    Gujo Hachiman, a Beautiful Castle Town in Gifu

    Perhaps to most Japanese, Gujo Hachiman is popular for its traditional dancing. With its history of 400 years, the Gujo Odori Festival is held every summer in the town.

  3. Sumpu Castle Ruins

    Ruins of Tokugawa’s Sumpu Castle

    This particular district centered around Sumpu Castle has been the political and administrative center of this region since the 14th century, well over 600 years.

  4. Tokawa fishing town

    Tokawa, a Small Port Town in Chiba

    If you walk from Tokawa Station to the south, descending a gentle slope, the quiet fishing town of Tokawa is before your eyes.

  5. old missionary house in Zoshigaya

    Unfamiliar Spots in Zoshigaya, Tokyo

    The "old missionary house" used to be a residence of an American missionary, J. M. McCaleb.

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