Introducing our free English Tourist Guide Service

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≪Important Notice≫
We only accept the request for the volunteer guide from customers only.
Please understand that we do not accept requests from travel agencies.
Also, please refer the following URL for the certified guide (with fee).

Introducing our free English Tourist Guide Service

In order to allow our overseas guests a better understanding of Hida Takayama, we are now offering the services of an English-speaking tourist guide. Enjoy your stay with a deeper understanding of the area.

Title Hida Takayama Tourist Guide
Please request our English-speaking guides at Hida-Takayama Tourism & Convention Bureau.
Not available at the Tourist Information office of JR Takayama station
Hours 10:00am ~ 4:00pm (including breaks) daily
Last guide starts 4pm
Location Around the Old Streets and main sightseeing facilities
Time required 2 hours maximum
Content of the service Explaining the attractions of Takayama and narrating the history of the Old Streets

How to find our Guides

Takayama Tourist GuidePlease feel free to approach our English-speaking guides, easily identifiable with their yellow armbands. One or two guides are available at Hida-Takayama Tourism & Convention Bureau. They will be pleased to provide services as required by English-speaking guests per your request.

Please note that payment of admission fees is required for all guests to enter sightseeing facilities.

If transit costs occur while utilizing the services of our English-language guides, please be courteous and pay the costs for the guide as well as yourself.

Click the link below for information on the Takayama “Tokurei Guides” who charge a fee for their services. (These are Takayama City registered tour guides who have completed a training to conduct tour guide services in the city and surrounding areas.)

Local Certified Guides