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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
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$98.20
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$98.20
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Kobe Virtual tour

Kobe Virtual tour

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This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most beautiful and popular cities in Japan, Kobe and surrounding hot spring resort, Arima. The friendly host will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Kobe and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session between and after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking. We'll send you Zoom URL invitation and you can enter the room easily.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.36
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$11.36

Private Tour - A Tour to Visit Himeji's Popular Destinations in a day!

Private Tour - A Tour to Visit Himeji's Popular Destinations in a day!

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"Himeji Castle" and "Enkyoji Temple", both of which have a history of more than 1,000 years, are World Heritage Sites that must not be missed when you visit Himeji. The attraction of Himeji castle is its pure white walls, which are called the most beautiful castle in Japan. Also, the inside of the castle still has the equipment used for warfare 400 years ago, when the samurai lived there. You also can't help but feel a sense of historical romance when you see the dignified appearance of the castle. The tour at Himeji Castle alone would be enough to satisfy you, but afterward, we will take a bus and a ropeway to Engyoji Temple on Mt.Shosya. The temple is one of the largest temples in Japan and has many cultural assets designated by the government. Once you step into Mt. Shosha, you will be overwhelmed by the serene mountains and feel a sense of purity.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.26
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$102.26
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Himeji Castle Half Day Walking Tour

Himeji Castle Half Day Walking Tour

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Learn more about Himeji Castle than would be possible on your own. This small-group tour introduces you to the rich history of Himeji Castle, as well as Japanese culture. You'll explore the castle interiors, as well as its Japanese-style garden, and get photographs from a viewing observatory. Your tour also includes a tea ceremony experience for an authentic taste of Japanese culture.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.18
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$58.18

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

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

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City tours are great for first-time visits but often have rigid itineraries and tight schedules. This tour offers the chance to design a completely custom family-friendly itinerary with a local host assigned to you based on your interests. Highlights can include riding a cable car up Mount Rokko, visiting Arima Onsen Hot Springs, or checking out the Oji Zoo. Once the tour begins, you’re free to change destinations as you see fit.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.47
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$110.47
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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
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$68.17
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$68.17
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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
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$154.66
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$154.66
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Private Kobe Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

Private Kobe Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

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You’ll spend the day with one of our hosts discovering the true nature of Kobe - and there is plenty of nature to see, the city is wedged between sweeping coastlines and vast mountain ranges after all. Explore the thriving Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street and indulge in authentic cuisine in Nankinmachi, Kobe’s Chinatown. Scale the Kobe Port Tower, where you can see the city's sweeping skyline highlighted by the neon, and discover hidden gems along the way, like the smaller shrines and historic streets that many visitors miss - but not you! 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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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.65
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$73.65
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Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kobe City

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Kobe City

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In the north, the mountain. In the south, the sea... In the middle, you! Visiting this so beautiful city. We will discover together Kobe, from the north to the south. History, fashion and modernity are melting in this so picturesque city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$196.76
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$196.76
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Kobe Shore Excursion Tours by Locals: Private & 100% Personalized

Kobe Shore Excursion Tours by Locals: Private & 100% Personalized

Take the train to Kyoto with your local host, and discover another side of Japanese culture in its 8th-century capital. Explore the cobbled streets of traditional entertainment district Gion, see the famous flame-colored tunnel of Fushimi Inari Shrine, or visit the Arashiyama bamboo grove in western Kyoto. At dusk, when the city’s iconic paper lanterns are lit, you could even spot a mesmerizing geisha floating through the streets. Whatever you decide, you’ll discover more than just the Kyoto in your guidebook. 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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$206.22
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$206.22
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Kobe Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted

Kobe Private Tours with Locals: 100% Personalized, See the City Unscripted

It's impossible to see all Kobe's must-sees in a day! The important thing is that you get to experience the highlights that are unmissable to you so hand your bucket-list over to one of our hosts and get exploring! Whether you want to explore iconic monuments, check out the scenic gardens and beautiful waterfalls or sink your teeth into the famous Kobe beef- the choice is yours. From leisurely strolls along the Maiko Marine Promenade to hikes up Mount Rokko and food sampling in Kobe Motomachi- aka the street of shopping- 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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.12
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$157.12
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Private Tour - A Tour to Trace Back The Memory of the Earthquake in Kobe

Private Tour - A Tour to Trace Back The Memory of the Earthquake in Kobe

At 5:46 a.m. on January 17, 1995, an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude occurred, which no one had expected. Today, Kobe is known as a sophisticated city, but there is a long story behind. The theme of this tour is to know the strength of the people who experienced the earthquake and the history of reconstruction. You will learn about the scale of the actual earthquake and its devastation, and you will be able to see the difference between the way Kobe was then and how it is now. Furthermore, the major tourist spots in Kobe are also symbols of the reconstruction, so this tour will not only take you to famous tourist spots but will also give you a deeper understanding of the history of the city. Japan is an earthquake-prone island nation, and we never know when we will be struck by such a disaster again. Take a trip with your private guide to reflect on the trajectory of the earthquake and recovery.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.87
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$87.87
Price varies by group size

Himeji Custom Full Day Tour

Himeji Custom Full Day Tour

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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  • 8 hours
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$199.98
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$199.98
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The Best of Himeji Walking Tour

The Best of Himeji Walking Tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Why is the fascinating Himeji Castle a national treasure and a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site? Himeji Castle is hands down, the best-preserved feudal castle in the entire country. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Himeji is home to some exciting attractions that could turn a regular vacation into an extraordinary one. There’s something very relaxing about walking the streets of Himeji. Enkyoji with a history of more than 1000 years, a traditional temple, a cultural property designated by the country. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Himeji. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$423.47
per group
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$423.47
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【Private Tour】Shodoshima Island 1-day tour from Kobe (Ferry+Private car package)

【Private Tour】Shodoshima Island 1-day tour from Kobe (Ferry+Private car package)

Shodoshima is the second-largest island in the Seto Inland Sea and one of the region’s most popular destinations for travelers looking to explore the Inland Sea archipelago. The island is noted for its distinctive food culture, which reflects Shodoshima’s comparatively mild climate and its location near major shipping lanes. Traditional specialties include soy sauce and long, thin somen noodles, while olives are a more recent addition. ・Move to Shodoshima island by Jumbo Ferry from Kobe (Round trip, tickets included) ・Sightseeing by private taxi with driver ( 6 hours ) at Shodoshima island. *Communication with Pocket Talk ・Visit the following sightseeing spots: ◆Kankakei Vallay Ropeway ◆Nakayama Senmaida ◆Angel Road ◆Shodoshima Olive Park etc.
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  • 19 to 20 hours
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$346.93
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$346.93
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Kobe Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

Kobe Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a government-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 National Government Licensed 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
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$94.69
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$94.69
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Shinkaichi & Nagata Private Tour: Part of Kobe you never knew

Shinkaichi & Nagata Private Tour: Part of Kobe you never knew

Kobe is famous for its cityscape and beautiful harbor views. However, these are not the only attractions of Kobe. Why don't you take a deeper look into the history of Kobe and the lives of the locals? Kobe has many historical sites left behind, especially the canals that have remained over 100 years. Also, there are still many old shopping streets in Kobe, such as butcher shops and grocery stores where locals go shopping. Furthermore, you can feel the daily life at taverns crowded with the locals. This tour will take you to temples and museums where you can learn about the history of Kobe, and to restaurants where you can taste local food loved by the local people! You can see one of the three largest Buddhas in Japan at a temple, which closely relates to the development of Kobe's port. We recommend this plan for those who want to know more about Kobe.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.96
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$71.96
Price varies by group size

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Himeji Castle

Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle is one of the 12 Japanese castles well conserved with their wooden keeps. This Castle History starts from 1346 and we can see it as it was in 1618. Nearby the castle, Engyo-ji temple, on Mount Shosha, has got a thousand years long history. Some scene from "The last Samurai" movie were taken there. When we go back to Kobe, we can visit the Great Bridge of Akashi Kaikyo then Gigantor, statue of a robot, symbols of the revival of Japan, its technological genius and its pop culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$194.23
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$194.23
per group

Kobe Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

Kobe Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

This value-packed trip with a government-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 National Government Licensed 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
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$75.75
Price varies by group size
From
$75.75
Price varies by group size

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

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

You’ll spend the day with one of our hosts discovering the true nature of Kobe - and there is plenty of nature to see, the city is wedged between sweeping coastlines and vast mountain ranges after all. Explore the thriving Kobe Motomachi Shopping Street and indulge in authentic cuisine in Nankinmachi, Kobe’s Chinatown. Scale the Kobe Port Tower, where you can see the city's sweeping skyline highlighted by the neon, and discover hidden gems along the way, like the smaller shrines and historic streets that many visitors miss - but not you! 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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.12
Price varies by group size
From
$157.12
Price varies by group size

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
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$114.99
Price varies by group size
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$114.99
Price varies by group size

Private Tour Guide Kobe with a Local: Kickstart your Trip, Personalized

Private Tour Guide Kobe with a Local: Kickstart your Trip, Personalized

If you are visiting Kobe for the first time, chances are you want to find your feet amid the colorful sights and smiling faces of this special city. You probably want to get right to exploring so why not let one of our hosts, a savvy local, show you the ropes so that you can begin your adventure? You could check out top attractions, explore the area you are staying in or just wander the streets. Plan B- grab your host and head down to a restaurant where you can sit down to a meal and get the inside scoop on where to go and how to get there. 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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.65
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$73.65
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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
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$86.35
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$86.35
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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
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$86.35
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