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Sake Tasting at Local Breweries in Kobe

Sake Tasting at Local Breweries in Kobe

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Get to know the wide variety of sake during your stay in Japan. Visit some of your guide’s favorite breweries in Kobe’s Nada district, Japan’s top sake-producing region. Learn to taste the differences between sake as your sake connoisseur guide introduces you to both traditional and innovative brews.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.89
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$43.89

Kobe Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private ★★★★★

Kobe Half Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private ★★★★★

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Discovering a new city, especially one like beautiful Kobe, is exciting but it's even more fun when you get to do it with a friend by your side. That is exactly what it will feel like as you explore Kobe with one of our hosts from the area. Visit Ikuta Shrine, one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines, or amble up Mt. Rokko. You could also venture beyond Mount Rokko to the outdoor hot springs of Arima Onsen. Kobe is a hive of activity, from fine dining to downtown shopping, animal petting, so get ready for an adventure. adventure awaits. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.72
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$111.72
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Himeji Castle Half Day Walking Tour

Himeji Castle Half Day Walking Tour

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-Get insights into History of Himeji Castle from a local guide- Discover its beauty and wonder. You will enter the castle and learn about its rich history as well as Japanese culture. Enjoy gazing outside its windows which offers a delightful view of the city. -Venture into Kokoen Garden & Experience Japanese tea ceremony- We'll head to the Kokoen garden where you can bask in the beauty of a Japanese style garden. Along the way, we will also stop by for a tea ceremony, you can try out Matcha(Japanese tea) and unwind while enjoying the surrounding nature. -Enjoy the beautiful view of Himeji Castle from an observatory- We'll head to an viewing observatory where you can view Himeji castle. Climb the steps and behold the beauty of Himeji castle, looking at a castle in the sky. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.78
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$68.78
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Private Kobe Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Private Kobe Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized ★★★★★

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Family fun awaits you in Kobe, you just need to know where to look. You'll join one of our friendly hosts who will plan your family’s day in the city so you can get down to having fun! Think neon lights, arcade games, cable cars and exotic animals. Ride a cable car up Mount Rokko, venture to the delightful Arima Onsen hot springs or visit the Oji Zoo or Sega game arcade at Umie. When tummies start to rumble why not trade in the traditional restaurants for an "owl café" where real owls sit on perches. Adventure awaits! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.69
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$125.69
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Private Tour - A Healing Journey Filled with History and Culture in Arima

Private Tour - A Healing Journey Filled with History and Culture in Arima

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Arima Onsen (hot spring) is famous as the oldest hot spring resort in Japan. The high quality of the spring water still attracts people, and many tourists from Japan and abroad come to spend a relaxing time in the old-fashioned streets. In this tour, you can experience the deeper Arima culture by strolling around the hot spring town. There are two main types of onsen sources in Arima Onsen: the reddish-brown "Kinsen" (Gold hot spring) and the carbonated "Ginsen" (silver hot spring). It is said to be very rare to find two hot springs with completely different ingredients gushing out in the same area. At some of the spots, you can see the source gushing out, touch it, and drink it. We will introduce you to the mechanism of the source, and visit stores that sell Japan's first cider, which developed from carbonated water, and specialty rice crackers, to show you all the charm of Arima Onsen. Join this tour of the highlights of Arima Onsen and experience Japan's hot spring culture!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.56
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$89.56
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Kobe Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Kobe Private Food Tours with a Local: 100% Personalized ★★★★★

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Kobe is known worldwide for its eponymous beef, but there’s more to this city’s food scene than this prized meat. On this private tour, you’ll be matched with a food-loving local host who will devise a food-focused itinerary that suits your taste and eating style. Sample multiple foods, as well as beer, sake, and Japanese soft drinks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.96
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$175.96
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Half Day KOBE Custom Tour by Private Car and Driver

Half Day KOBE Custom Tour by Private Car and Driver

Private VIP Tour in KOBE allows you to “Customize Your Itinerary” to fit your specific travel expectations. You have your own private car and driver who can speak English for approximately 5 hours. Our team assists you to manage the tour, give recommendations, make reservations and check information. <<< You customize your own Half Day Trip in KOBE>>> STEP1: We propose list of famous destinations while you share with us your travel desires and special requests. STEP2: With careful communication and planning, we share and exchange our draft detailed itinerary. STEP3: We revise/finalize the itinerary. ***You can always change the itinerary even on the day while traveling on the van. Please feel free to reach our team and driver for recommendation at any time. ***1 FREE pocket wi-fi to be used on board. ***Extra charges will be applied for over time service.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$612.00
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$612.00
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Kobe Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kobe Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Kobe! Perched on a hillside sloping down to the sea, Kobe is one of Japan's most attractive and cosmopolitan cities. Compact and designed for walking, it is easily visited as a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto. Immerse yourself in the city's distinct atmosphere and dining options! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.95
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$111.95
Price varies by group size
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Kobe Custom Half Day Tour

Kobe Custom Half Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kobe is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.95
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$135.95
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour - [Only Mar-Nov] Enjoy a spectacular view of nature at Mt.Rokko!

Private Tour - [Only Mar-Nov] Enjoy a spectacular view of nature at Mt.Rokko!

Mt. Rokko is not far from Kobe city center and is loved by citizens and tourists as a spot where they can easily enjoy nature. In this tour, we will visit Mt. Rokko, which has a fashionable atmosphere that has become a tourist attraction, and Mt. Maya, which is loved by the locals, and introduce the highlights of each. Mt. Rokko has been close to human habitation areas since ancient times, and as a result of deforestation for various purposes, it existed as a devastated mountain. You will first visit Mt. Maya via ropeway and cablecar to "Kikuseidai" where you can enjoy a spectacular view. After spending some quiet time at an ancient temple with a history of over 1300 years, we will take a bus to Mount Rokko, where we will enjoy lunch at the observatory cafe. Afterward, we will take a walk around Mt. Rokko, overlooking the spectacular view from the top of the mountain. Let's go on a journey to learn about the history hidden in the mountains of Kobe and experience the beauty of nature.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.47
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$107.47
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5 Hours of Hiking in Kobe and Mindful Tea Ceremony Experience in Nature

5 Hours of Hiking in Kobe and Mindful Tea Ceremony Experience in Nature

Hike Mt. Rokko with a National Licensed Guide Interpreter, who is also a tea ceremony instructor. The walk includes visits to Buddhist temples and a waterfall. The highlights of the tour are "Zen Meditation" and "Tea Ceremony" experience out in nature. You can feel the Japanese traditional philosophy of "Being one with nature" throughout the tour. ・5 hours of hiking at Mt. Rokko, one of the most famous mountains in Japan, located close to Kyoto and Osaka. ・Stopping at attractive places: unexplored temples and a representative waterfall in Kobe. ・Experiences of “Zen Meditation” and “Tea Ceremony”! You can feel the Japanese traditional philosophy of “Being one with nature”. ・Tea ceremony master, who is also a National Licensed Guide Interpreter, will guide you. ・You will have an unforgettable trip of off-the-beaten-track Japan that other tourists cannot have.
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  • 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$274.62
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$274.62
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Kobe Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kobe Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Kobe! Perched on a hillside sloping down to the sea, Kobe is one of Japan's most attractive and cosmopolitan cities. Compact and designed for walking, it is easily visited as a day trip from Osaka or Kyoto. Immerse yourself in the city's distinct atmosphere and dining options! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.56
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$89.56
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Private Tour - Stroll Around an Art Town in Kobe with Many Architectures

Private Tour - Stroll Around an Art Town in Kobe with Many Architectures

How about spending an elegant time in a retro western building? Kobe has been flourishing as a port town since about 1000 years ago, and especially from around 200 years ago, it started to receive the western culture. There are still many buildings made from brick and stone built by wealthy men and large companies in the last century. You will visit the famous tourist spots among those historical buildings on this tour! Each of the spots is unique such as a red western building in a Japanese garden and a building with a beautiful contrast of green and white. Your otomo guide will tell you about the historical backgrounds of the buildings! Don’t forget to book your tour!
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.99
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$112.99
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KOBE, SHIOYA, a quaint fishing town walking tour

KOBE, SHIOYA, a quaint fishing town walking tour

Have fun talking with local people in a super smiley environment! Shioya is a quaint peaceful fishing village nestled in a valley.It takes about 15 minutes from Kobe, 40 mins from Osaka and 70 mins from Kyoto by JR train. First, let ’s go to the harbor.Enjoy a photogenic view of Mt Rokko, Awaji island, the Pearl bridge, even Kansai airport across the sea on a sunny day. You can taste and buy Nori (seaweed) from local fishing family. Then through the tunnel, we'll go into SHIOYA town.I'd like you to know about real Japanese daily life by walking through a temple, a shrine, a cemetery, etc. Also, I want to share my local vision with you, visiting a barber shop which has more than 100 years of history, a tatami factory, and our beautiful heritage Guggenheim house, and others when they are open. While walking, let ’s enjoy various local snacks & drinks and communication with friendly local people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.65
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$71.65
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Explore the world of

Explore the world of "real soy sauce" that has registered Japanese food as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage!

An experienced translator guide who is familiar with the local area and manages the safety and security of the entire journey will accompany you and visit a soy sauce brewery that has been in operation for more than 100 years.  ・ This soy sauce brewery -You can see Sugikura made from 100% Japanese organic whole soybeans, which is no longer used in modern Japanese soy sauce factories, and made using traditional methods. -100% organic soy sauce is made using traditional bacteria that are indispensable for fermented food (super food) in Japan using the traditional long-term fermentation process. ・ If you experience squeezing raw soy sauce with only hand pressure using fermented moromi that is not usually sold and fermented for one year, Japanese people have valued since ancient times You will feel the magic of fermentation. ・ If you sample with raw soy sauce that is squeezed with ingredients recommended by Kuramoto, you should be able to enjoy Japanese food even more.
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  • 4 hours
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$496.04
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Private Tour - Sake Brewery and Japanese Life Experience Tour in Kobe

Private Tour - Sake Brewery and Japanese Life Experience Tour in Kobe

Sake breweries are scattered in the Nada area, where the area is known as one of the best sake breweries in Japan. Several breweries are open to the public, and they are popular with tourists because they offer tours of the production process and free tastings. Sake brewing in Nada has been active since the Edo period and now accounts for about 30% of Japan's total sake production. The location, climatic environment, quality of rice, and water are just perfect to brew sake in Nada. Those are essential for sake brewing, and the craftsmanship has been handed down from generation to generation with its techniques. This tour will not only introduce a sake brewery and tasting but will also introduce you to the food culture using sake, strolling through local shopping streets. By learning about the efforts of the people involved in sake brewing, as well as feeling the daily lives in the area, you will be able to understand the appeal of sake.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.61
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$80.61
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A local guide who knows the city and cycling around the back alleys of Kobe

A local guide who knows the city and cycling around the back alleys of Kobe

・ A bike shop owner who knows the city of Kobe will guide you. ・ We have set a course centered on the back alleys that is unique to local guides. ・ If you would like a private tour, we can respond to your request. ・ We accept reservations from 2 people.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.16
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$110.16

Private Tour - Tracing the Quaintness Nature and Traditional Crafts in Kobe

Private Tour - Tracing the Quaintness Nature and Traditional Crafts in Kobe

Kobe is known as an international port city, but it is also known as a place that reminds us of nature and conveys traditions. This tour will take you to see the craftsmanship and cultures nurtured in Kobe, as well as the nature that shows its expression in each of the four seasons. First, you will visit Nunobiki Falls, known as one of the three most sacred waterfalls in Japan, where you can feel the majestic activity of nature. At the Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum, you can experience and learn about the carpentry techniques that have supported the development of Japan. At the end of the tour, you will visit the Sorakueb Garden, a quaint place with a perfect blend of nature, tradition, and Japanese and Western culture. We will provide you with a day to rediscover the charm of Kobe by experiencing the nature and traditions scattered throughout the city.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.91
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$120.91
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Himeji Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Himeji Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Himeji! Himeji is home to Japan's biggest and best-preserved feudal-era castle, Himeji-jo. Its white-plaster facade and elegant presence earned it the nickname Shirasagi-jo (White Egret Castle). Widely considered Japan's finest castle, it is worthy as the focus of a day trip to the area. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.56
Price varies by group size
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$89.56
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Private Half-Day Cultural Walking Tour in Hyogo

Private Half-Day Cultural Walking Tour in Hyogo

We will visit Tamba-Sasayama City which is located in the middle-eastern part of Hyogo Prefecture, an hour and a half by train from Osaka and Kobe. Surrounded by mountains on all sides, the city has nurtured a unique culture in its natural environment. In the castle town surrounding Sasayama Castle, traditional architecture, such as houses where samurai lived, is still preserved. You will also visit the Tamba Toji Sake Brewery Memorial Hall, and the Homei Shuzo Sake Brewery. In the city, there is also a pottery museum showcasing traditional Japanese art and craftsmanship.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$138.82
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$138.82
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Private Tour - Anime Tourism:

Private Tour - Anime Tourism: "The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya"

Let’s go on a tour to visit the real-life places of the huge succeeded anime all over the world, ”The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya”. You will visit Nishinomiya and Koyoen, which are the places where the author grew up. Since it is his hometown, there are a lot of spots you want to visit that are described in the anime. You will first visit the station where the SOS Brigade used to hook up. The cafe of which they were regulars is busy with Haruhi fans so you might find a mate to have a chat over the anime. You will experience a daily life in Japan that you saw in the anime including the school SOS Brigade attended to. Visit the world of Haruhi with your otomo guide!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.15
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$94.15
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4-Hour Multicultural Kobe Walking Tour with Genuine Kobe Beef

4-Hour Multicultural Kobe Walking Tour with Genuine Kobe Beef

Enjoy the internationally famous "melt-in -your-mouth" marbled Kobe Beef in Kobe town! First, I'll show you Kitano area. In the small town of Kitano, Kobe (it takes about 20min from Osaka and 50min from Kyoto by JR train), there are a lot of different religious buildings—including a mosque, a synagogue, churches, and Indian and Buddhist temples—where the international residents go to pray in their daily lives. For almost 150 years, these residents have lived happily and peacefully together with different nationalities and religions, like one ethnic people. Afterwards, I'll take you to the most popular Kobe beef restaurant, where you'll enjoy tender Kobe steak and a live performance by the chef!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.64
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$114.64
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Himeji Custom Half Day

Himeji Custom Half Day

This private and customizable tour for Himeji is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.95
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$135.95
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Exercise at Seto Inland Sea National Park, 1 day hiking on Mt. Rokko

Exercise at Seto Inland Sea National Park, 1 day hiking on Mt. Rokko

HIGHLIGHT ・ The hiking field is an easily accessible national park, Mt. Rokko ・ Easy access from Kobe and Osaka ・ Safety with a professional mountain guide who can speak English Japanese food, including Kobe beef, has a variety of attractions, but it's something you eat too much. At such times, deciding where to exercise is a headache. Of course, the hotel gym is the best, but I would like to suggest a "hike in the Setouchi National Park." Mt. Rokko in Kobe is a mountain that is easily accessible from Osaka, and is lined with legendary and historical ancient roads that have appeared in mythology for a long time. This tour offers a hiking tour that offers a convenient, authentic exercise experience only available in Kobe at Mt. Rokko. The guide is a professional mountaineering guide team who knows Mt. Rokko and can guide in English. Arima Onsen is waiting for you to experience the best hot springs in Japan and craft beer through the course of walking at an altitude of 900m for about 5 hours. I want you to heal your tiredness.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$407.50
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