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Aichi  Chiba  Ehime  Fukui  Fukuoka Fukushima  Gifu  Gumma  Hiroshima  Hokkaido
Hyogo  Ibaraki  Ishikawa  Iwate  Kagawa
Kagoshima  Kanagawa  Kochi  Kyoto
Mie  Miyagi  Miyazaki  Nagano  Nagasaki
Nara  Niigata  Oita  Okayama  Osaka  Saga
Saitama  Shiga  Shimane  Shizuoka
Tochigi  Tokyo  Tottori  Wakayama  Yamanashi

Aichi

Name: Aichi Goodwill Guides Network
Guide Area: Aichi Prefecture
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Nagoya Castle, 2) Atsuta Jingu Shrine, and 3) Tie-dyeing and Arimatsu district.
Apply to AGGN office by phone ((0561)75-6977) or e-mail (guide-desk@aggn.jp) at least a week in advance.
URL: http://www.aggn.jp/

Name:Chita Peninsula SGG Club
Guide Area: Aichi Prefecture (Mainly Handa City and Chita Peninsula)
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Ceramic History Museum→Pottery Path→ceramic shops and 2) Sake Museum→Rice Vinegar Museum→Dashi (Floats) Museum.
Apply to Ms. Yasuyo Fujii by e-mail (sgg-1@ml.n-fukushi.ac.jp) at least two weeks in advance.
URL: http://www.netnfu.ne.jp/lec/sgg/sgg/

Name:Inuyama Goodwill Guide
Guide Area: Inuyama
We can guide you in English, German, Chinese and French.
1) Inuyama Castle (National treasure), 2) Joan (Tea ceremony house, National treasure), 3) Old town in Inuyama.
Apply to Inuyama International Association by phone/fax (phone:(0568)61-1000, fax:(0568)63-0156) or e-mail (iia@hotmail.co.jp) at least a week in advance.
URL: http://tubora.s353.xrea.com/

Chiba

Name:Kashiwa Goodwill Guide Association
Guide Area: Kashiwa (and surrounding area), Narita and Tokyo
We can guide you around on your request.
1) Experience of Japanese Life (Kimono, Bento, Japanese Food, Home Cooking, Tea Ceremony, Flower Arrangement, Calligraphy, Japanese language)
2) Visit of Japanese Home (Including tea and sweets, You can take pictures.)
3) Japanese Events (Hanami, Summer Festival, Fireworks, Bon- Dance)
4) Japanese Scenic Spots (Temple and Shrine, Farmer's House, Japanese Garden, Stone Statue of Jizo, Cherry Blossom Viewing, Red Leaves Viewing)
5) Shopping Interpretation (100 yen shop, Recycle Store, Martial Art's Wear and Tool, Cosmetics, Medicine, Japanese Paper etc.,)
Apply to Ms. Tsukiko Matsuda by e-mail (brownave616@yahoo.co.jp).
Please use the next key word for a title at access for us. "KASHIWA GUIDE" or "TOKYO NARITA GUIDE".

Name:Association of Narita Volunteer Guides
Guide Area: Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
We specialize in the guide of Naritasan Shinshoji Temple, located close to Narita
Airport (10min train ride and 15min walk), one of the most popular temples in Japan.
What you will see here are not only Buddhist buildings, but Buddhist statues, a special fire ritual, and Japanese histories and cultures as well. 165,000 square meter Japanese style garden is behind the precincts and you can stroll at your own pace, enjoyng beautiful colors of flowers and leaves in all seasons.
Free guided walk is available from 10am to 3pm everyday except on 25th of each month, 13-15Aug, and 29Dec-07Jan. It will take one to two hours depending on your schedule.
For booking, send e-mail to “naritasan_guide@yahoo.co.jp”, stating your name, address,
nationality, number of people, and date/time.

Ehime

Name: Ehime SGG Club (Systematized Goodwill Guide Ehime)
Guide Area: Matsuyama, Ozu, Uwajima, Niihama, Imabari Cities and Shimanami Bridge Route
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours in Matsuyama are:
1) Matsuyama Castle, Dogo Hot Spring, Ishite Temple and 2) Tobe Pottery, Iyo-kasuri dyeing, Dogo Hot Spring.
Apply by phone ((089)917-5678, 9am-8pm) or
e-mail (ays-takeshi@m3.dion.ne.jp) to Mr. Takeshi Hino. Other tours of interest include the Shiki Memorial Museum Tour and Uchiko-Town (Edo Period Houses and "Haze-berry" (vegetable) Wax Factory).

Fukui

Name: Fukui Phoenix SGG
Guide Area: Fukui City
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tour is: Eiheiji Temple→ Echizen Bamboo Doll Craft Studio→ Maruoka Castle (5-6hours).
Apply to Ms. Yuko Kitade by phone (090-2127-8148) or by e-mail (yuko4572@yahoo.co.jp).

Fukuoka

Name: Chikuho SGG Club
Guide Area: Chikuho area
We can take you around at your request.
Apply to Mrs. Matsuno by e-mail (masayomatsuno@hotmail.com).

Name: Fukuoka SGG Club
Guide Area: Fukuoka and its vicinity
We can take you around by your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Historical route (Shrines, Temples) and 2) Urban route (Fukuoka Tower, Canal City).
Apply several days in advance to Mr. Kosuge by e-mail (tkksg1127@gamma.ocn.ne.jp).
URL: http://www.geocities.jp/fukuokasgg/

Name: Kitakyushu Goodwill Guides & Interpreters (Kitakyushu SGG Club)
Guide Area: Kitakyushu City and surrounding area
Recommended places are:
Kanmon Straits, Chofu Kanzanji Temple, Lord Mori's Residence, Kokura Castle, The Castle Garden, Seicho Matsumoto Memorial and its vicinity, Space World Park, Mt. Sarakura, The Yawata Steel Railway Plant and Tobata Strip Plant, Nissan Automobile Karita Plant, Kitakyushu Eco Town, The Environmental Museum, Kitakyushu Art Museum, JICA Kitakyushu International Center.
Apply by phone((093) 603-5846) to Mr. Hiro Kimura or e-mail (walnuts@u01.gate01.com) to Hiromi Maekawa.

Name: Yame SGG Club
Guide Area: South Fukuoka
We can take you around at your request.
Apply to our Secretariat by phone ((0943)-37-0256).

Fukushima

Name: Aizu Wakamatsu International Association
Guide Area: Aizu Wakamatsu
We can provide a volunteer guide to take you around at your request.
Recommended attractions are:
1) Tsuruga Castle,  2) Bukeyashiki Samurai Estate, 
3) Iimoriyama,  4) Oyakuen (Medical Herb Garden), 
5) Nisshinkan (Samurai School)
Contact Aizu Wakamatsu International Association at least one week in advance.
Apply by phone ((0242)27-3703) or e-mail (mail@awia.jp).
URL: http://awia.jp

Gifu

Name: Gifu Goodwill Guides Network
Guide Area: Gifu
Our services are:
Recommended attractions are:
1) Tour Guide
2) Interpreting services for sports events, conferences, fairs and festivals
3) Home stay services
Apply by e-mail (wr360jp@yahoo.co.jp).
URL: http://www.geocities.jp/gifu_goodwill_guide/ english_page1.html

Gumma

Name: Friday Club
Guide Area: Ota City and surrounding area
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Kanayama Hill and the park→ Daiko-in Temple and 2) Hikokuro-Takayama Museum.
Apply to Ms. Sanada by phone ((0276) 48-9464) or e-mail (yumiko@sunfield.ne.jp).
URL: http://www.sunfield.ne.jp/~yumiko/

Hiroshima

Name: Hiroshima SGG Club
Guide Area: Hiroshima City, Miyajima area
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Hiroshima City and vicinity (Peace Park, castle and garden) and 2) Miyajima Island (Itsukushima Shrine).
Apply at least 10 days in advance to Mr. Kiyoshi Tai by phone ((082) 843-9030) or e-mail (taif@fureai-ch.ne.jp).
We can meet you at JR Hiroshima Station (Shinkansen exit or South exit).

Hokkaido

Name: Hakodate Goodwill Guide Association
Guide Area: Hakodate and the neighboring areas
We can show you around the city at your request.
The recommended sightseeing spots are:
Goryokaku Park, Old Public Hall, British Consulate, Hakodate Park, Cape Tachimachi Mt. Hakodate.
Apply to Hakodate Goodwill Guide Association by e-mail (hakodategoodwill@yahoo.co.jp) at least a week in advance.

Name: Furano Ski Host
Guide Area: The Furano Ski Resort
This service is the best way of getting to know the vast range of slopes at the Furano Ski Resort. We will take you on runs which suit your ability, whether you are a skier or snowboarder.
Day: Everyday from Mid-Dec to Mid-Mar
Time: From 10 am (Other times can be arranged on request.)
Meeting Place: Furano Tourism Association (on the street level of the Kitanomine Gondola Building)
If you have any questions, please e-mail us at (mari@furanotourism.com).

Hyogo

Name: Kobe SGG Club
Guide Area: Kobe, Hyogo, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara (the entire Kansai District)
We can take you around at your request.
Apply two weeks in advance to Ms. Takako Makibayashi by phone(080-2534-4192)/fax (050-3737-8912) or e-mail (kobesgg@kobesgg.org).
URL: http://www.kobesgg.org/

Name: Kobe Student Guide
Guide Area: Kobe, Osaka, Himeji
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
Soraku-en Garden→ Ikuta-jinja Shrine and more.
See our newspaper "FREE GUIDE" available at Kansai International Airport, or Hello Station in Kobe.

Name: K.V.G.G.
Guide Area: Kyoto, Nara, Sasayama, Hiroshima, Arima, Mt. Rokko, based on staying in Kobe
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Nada and Kobe (Sake Breweries, Old Foreigners' Residences, fashionable shopping streets) and 2) Arima Hot Spring, Sasayama Castle town walk. Takarazuka Revue, Izu-shi (buckwheat noodle) and Tachikui (a pottery town) are also worth visiting.
Apply to Ms. Chiko Imura by phone/fax ((078) 821-5456, 9am-10pm)or e-mail (chiko-i-kvgg@kcc.zaq.ne.jp).Please apply 2-3 days in advance.

Name: Takarazuka Bunkazai Guide Society
Guide Area: Takarazuka City
Takarazuka city has various aspects for sightseeing.
1)Takarazuka Revue , 2)The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum , 3)Hot springs , 4)Kohama old town ,5)Nakayamadera temple and Kiyoshi-kojin seichoji temple with Tessai Museum.
You will enjoy Takarazuka in various combinations of sightseeing tour.
Apply to Takarazuka Tourism and Culture Sec.(Tel: (0797) 77-2012, Fax: (0797) 74-9002) or to Takarazuka International Friendship Association (Tel: (0797) 76-5917, Fax: (0797) 76-5918).

Name: Volunteer Guide Association of Himeji Castle
Guide Area: Himeji Castle
Major restoration of Himeji Castle Main Keep was finished December in 2013,but it is still covered with scaffolding.
You can’t go into the Main Keep now.
On January 16, 2014 they started to take off that scaffolding, and the Castle Main Keep is scheduled to be opened to the public on March 27,2015.
Following standard guided tour is available now.
West Bailey →Second Bailey (1.0~1.5 hours)
When we are ready to guide you through the Castle, we put up a signboard at the Ticket Office of the Castle, saying “Free English-speaking guided tour Available”.
Apply by e-mail (t.kurose@sirius.ocn.ne.jp)

Name: Himeji Goodwill Guide Kashinoki-kai
Guide Area: Himeji Castle, Kokoen-Garden
We can take you around at your request.
The recommended sightseeing tour is:
JR Himeji station → Himeji Castle → Kokoen Garden → JR Himeji station. (approx. 4 hours)
Apply at least three days in advance (groups : three months in advance) by e-mail (himejitourkashinoki@gmail.com).
Inquiry only : Himeji JR station Tourist Information (Tel: (079)287-0003)
We do not guide on Aug.13, 14, 15(religious term) & Dec.29-Jan.4.(Both are the important religious and cultural term for Japanese families.)

Ibaraki

Name: Chinone Group
Guide Area: South Ibaraki, Mito City and Tokyo
We can show you around at your request, but ask us at least three months ahead of your arrival.
Apply to Ms.Azekura by fax ((029) 282-2657), by post (Address: 49-15, Minamidai, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken, 319-1114)or e-mail (aaj64210@pop06.odn.ne.jp).

Name: Chiyoda Circle
Guide Area: Mt. Tskuba and surrounding area
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing areas are:
Tsukuba City, Mt. Tsukuba, Kasumigaura Lake and surrounding area.
Apply to Mr. Kiyoshi Kogure by phone ((0299) 59-4178) or e-mail (kogu-kk@jcom.home.ne.jp).

Name: MESA Friendship
Guide Area: In and around Mito City
We can take you around at your request.
The recommended sightseeing tour is:
Kodokan → Kairakuen Park.
Apply to Ms Yukiko Kawase by phone
((029)272-5296, 6pm-9pm) or e-mail (mykawase@paw.hi-ho.ne.jp).

Name: Non-Profit Organization N & N Corporation
Guide Area: Ibaraki Prefecture
We can take you tour around in the neighborhood upon request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Kashima Jingu Shrine→Ikisu Shrine and 2) Itako Iris Festival (In June).
Call Ms. Noriko Takahashi:(0299)92-2178,10am-5pm or e-mail (nandnibaraki@yahoo.co.jp).
Upon your request, we can meet you at the designated place.

Name: Tone SGG Club
Guide Area: Tone-machi and surrounding area
We can take you around at your request.
The recommended sightseeing tour is:
Ushiku Bronze Statue of Buddha → Kasumigaura Lake → Suigo-Tsukuba National Park → Itako and Kashima.
Apply to Mr. Makoto Nakamura by phone/fax ((0297) 68-4649) or e-mail (makosei@nifty.com).

Ishikawa

Name: Kanazawa Goodwill Guide Network
Guide Area: Kanazawa City
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Kenrokuen Garden→Nagamachi Samurai District
2) Kenrokuen Garden→Higashiyama Chaya District (Geisha Houses).
Apply at least two weeks in advance to Kanazawa Goodwill Guide Network by phone ((076) 232-3933, 10am-6pm), Fax ((076)225-7210) or e-mail (kggn@po4.nsk.ne.jp) with Application Form which is attached to our Homepage.
URL: http://kggn.sakura.ne.jp

Iwate

Name: Hiraizumi Goodwill Guides
Guide Area: Hiraizumi
We can show you around Hiraizumi at your request.
Recommended Hiraizumi Cultural World Heritage sites are:
1) Chusonji Temple and the Golden Hall
2) Motsuji Temple and the Jodo ( Pure Land ) Garden
3) Kanjizaioin Temple Garden and Muryokoin Temple Remains
Apply to Mr.Okada by phone ( 0191-24-2756 ) or e-mail(o-kazuaki@nexyzbb.ne.jp) 1week in advance.
URL: http://www.geocities.jp/hiraizumi_guide/english.html

Name: Morioka Goodwill Guides
Guide Area: Morioka City and its surrounding municipalities
Our English-speaking members are pleased to guide visitors for sightseeing and festivals, relaxation, or shopping at your request.
About 400 years ago, the history of Morioka began at the time when the Morioka lord of the Nanbu clan built his residential castle in the center of Morioka which was surrounded by three rivers. And Morioka prospered as a castle town and nowadays continues to develop as one of the major cities in the Tohoku district. Morioka, which is called “The City of Water and Greenery”, is blessed with beautiful nature and warmhearted citizens. The city also has a history and culture touched by the breath of Dr. Inazo Nitobe’s spirit.
Festivals:
“Chagu Chagu Umakko” (every year, the second Saturday of June)
“Sansa Dance Parade” (every year, Aug. 1st to 4th )
“Hachiman Shrine Festival” (also known as “Morioka Autumn Festival” every year, Sep. 14th to 16th )
For more information or to make a reservation, please write to Mr. Koki Tamura in English or Japanese by email (moriokagwg@gmail.com).
Please visit our website.
URL: http://moriokaguide.amigasa.jp/

Kagawa

Name: Kagawa Systematized Good-will Guide
Guide Area: Kagawa Prefecture
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Ritsurin Park → Shikokumura → Yashima and 2) Ritsurin Park-Konpiragu Shrine.
Apply to Mr. Hayashi by phone ((087)821-8263) or e-mail (kiyo058764@yahoo.co.jp) at least two weeks in advance.

Kagoshima

Name: Kagoshima iBS International Speaking Society
Guide Area: Kagoshima
If you would like to a guided tour of Kagoshima, our members would be happy to assist you.We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Sengan-en Japanese Garden, 2) Chiran Samurai House, 3) Mt.Sakurajima,
Apply by e-mail (ibs@ibs-gaigo.com) or phone (099-225-1311).
URL: http://www.ibs-gaigo.com/

Name: KAGOSHIMA GAIGO GAKUIN SGG
Guide Area: Kagoshima
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Mt. Sakurajima,  2) Kirishima,  3) Ibusuki.
Apply to Gaigo office by e-mail (gaigo@ac.fm) or phone((099)254-9290).

Kanagawa

Name: Kanagawa SGG Club
Guide Area: Yokohama, Kamakura and Kawasaki
We provide foreign visitors with voluntary sightseeing tour guide services mainly in Yokohama, Kamakura, and Kawasaki.
To inquire or apply for the guided tours , please e-mail us at (ksgg_guide@yahoo.co.jp).
URL: http://www.ksgg.org/

Name: Odawara Hakone SGG Club
Guide Area: Odawara City, Odawara Castle, Hakone-machi Town
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing areas are Odawara Castle and Hakone.
Apply by e-mail (mail@ohsgg.com) or (ohsgg1@gmail.com), by phone/fax(0465) 43-1857).
URL: http://www.ohsgg.com/

Name: Kanagawa Student Guide Federation
Guide Area: Kamakura and Yokohama
We can take you around at your request.
Apply about a week in advance by e-mail (k093209e@yokohama-cu.ac.jp)
*We are students so we can guide on Saturday or Sunday.

Kochi

Name: Kochi Systematized Goodwill Guide Club
Guide Area: Kochi Prefecture
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Kochi Castle → Katsura Beach 2) Kochi Castle → Ino Paper Museum 3) Sunday Market → Kochi Castle (Sunday only).
Also there is a Special summer festival (August 9-12), called "Yosakoi Matsuri", meaning a festival in which over 18,000 people dance in brightly costumed teams.
Apply two weeks in advance to Mr. Matsuoka by phone(090-6283-9474), or e-mail (yoshan@tuba.ocn.ne.jp)

Kyoto

Name: Kyoto (East) S.G.G. Club
Guide Area: Kyoto City
If you would like a guided tour of Kyoto, our members would be happy to assist you.
Apply two weeks in advance by e-mail (kyotosgg@maia.eonet.ne.jp).
URL: http://www.eonet.ne.jp/~kyotosgg/

Name: S.G.G. CLUB KYOTO WEST
Guide Area: Kyoto City
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) The Path of Philosophy→Ginkakuji Temple (2 hours) and 2) Kinkakuji Temple→Ryoanji Temple (3 hours).
Apply a week in advance to Mr. Susumu Hisayama by phone ((075) 861-0540).

Name: Good Samaritan Club
Guide Area: Kyoto
We are all university students in Kyoto city and willing to guide you.
Please see our website for more information.
URL: http://www.geocities.jp/goodsamaritanclub_hp/

Name: Sakura Volunteer Guide Club
Guide Area: Kyoto, Nara, Shiga
We can take you around at your request.
Apply by e-mail (sakurafreetours @yahoo.com) at least a week in advance.
URL: http://kyotofreeguide.web.fc2.com/

Name: Traditional handicrafts(KADEKO)SGG Association
Guide Area: Kyoto(for the time being)
It is our distinctive feature that we KADEKO SGG can take you to ‘traditional handicrafts’workshops,showrooms or museums in Kyoto.You may be able to see or enjoy their wonderful techniques, or to purchase splendid products at these sites to make your Kyoto trip more memorable.
Needless to say,you can include some popular sightseeing spots such as World Heritage sites in Kyoto in your itinerary.
Our service is available on any day throughout the year,on the request basis though.
Guide service hour is basically from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with flexibility to a certain extent.
Please apply at least two weeks in advance through our web site.
URL: http://kadeko.jimdo.com

Name: Goodwill Guide on Kyoto Handicraft & Historical Sites (GGKH)
Guide Area: Kyoto City
Kyoto has many attractive things to offer to you.
We are pleased to guide you not only historical sites but also various kinds of traditional handicrafts workshops and museums in accordance with your interest.
Our model courses in our web site may assist you to make your own plan in Kyoto.
We are ready to serve you in English or in Chinese as well.
Please apply at least 2 weeks in advance.
Our volunteer members are looking forward to meeting you soon.
URL: http://ggkh.d.dooo.jp

Mie

Name: IGA SGG Club
Guide Area: Iga Area
We can take you around at your request.
The recommended sightseeing tour is:
Ninja Museum → Danjiri (Festival float) Kaikan → Ueno Castle.
Apply at least a week in advance by e-mail (iga-sgg@tsutamaru.or.jp).
URL: http://blog.canpan.info/iga-sgg/

Miyagi

Name: Matsushima Goodwill Guide
Guide Area: Matsushima and neighborhood
We can show you around at your request.
The recommended sightseeing tour is:
Sendai → Shiogama → Matsushima.
Apply at least 3 days in advance to Fujiko Shincho by phone ((022) 258-1295), 10am-4:30pm.

Name: Miyagi Goodwill Guide Club
Guide Area: Miyagi Prefecture
We can take you around at your request.
For more information and reservation, please see our homepage.
URL: http://sites.google.com/site/mggc2010/home

Miyazaki

Name: Miyazaki Bridge of Fellowship
Guide Area: Miyazaki Prefecture
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Aya Town (a modern technical art community) → Saito City (Ancient Burial Mounds Park) and 2) Nichinan City (Kyushu's Little Kyoto).
Apply to Ms. Kubota by phone ((0985) 85-8768)

Nagano

Name: Alps Language Service Association
Guide Area: Matsumoto City and suburbs
We can take you around at your request.
The recommended sightseening tour is Matsumoto Castle.
Apply at least two weeks in advance to Mrs. Kaoru Arai by phone((0263)32-7479 / fax ((0263)32-2152, 8am-5pm).
URL: http://npo-alsa.com/

Name: Matsumoto SGG Club
Guide Area: Matsumoto City
We have a preset guided tour of Matsumoto Castle and Japan Folklore Museum.
Come to the Management Office of Matsumoto Castle between 10am-4 pm Sat, Sun. and national holidays.
The tour takes place mid-Apr. till mid-Nov.
For arrangements, apply to Mr. Masahiko Saito by phone ((0263) 32-7140, 8am-12noon) or to Matsumoto Castle ((0263)32-2902,8am-5pm)

Name: Matsumoto City International Society
Guide Area: Matsumoto
We can take you around if your visiting purposes are investigation of the city and the city government's operations.
Apply by e-mail (yuri_kashi@city.matsumoto.nagano.jp) at least one month in advance.

Nagasaki

Name: NAGASAKI INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
Guide Area: Nagasaki Pref.
We can help sightseeing, interpreting and translation.
Apply to Nagasaki International Association by phone((095)823-3931) or e-mail (nia@nia.or.jp) at least 10 days in advance.

Nara

Name: Ikaruga ICES SGG
Guide Area: Horyuji Temple and Nara City
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Horyuji Temple, 2)Ikaruga Three Ancient Pagodas Course (Horyuji, Hokiji and Horinji Temple) and 3) Horyuji Temple→Nara City Area.
Apply to the office by phone/fax(tel:(0745)-74-6800, fax:(0745)-75-9090: 9am-6pm) or e-mail (ikaruga@kcn.ne.jp).
URL: http://www4.kcn.ne.jp/~yoppe/

Name: Nara SGG Club
Guide Area: Nara Prefecture
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Nara Park Area, 2) Nishino-kyo Area and 3) Horyuji Area.
Apply to Nara S.G.G. Office by phone/fax ((0742) 22-5595, 9am-5pm).
URL: http://narakanko.jp/sgg/

Name: Nara Student Guide
Guide Area: Nara City
We can take you around at your request.
Recommended sightseeing tours are:
1) Kofukuji Temple → Todaiji Temple → Kasuga Grand Shrine
2) Toshodaiji Temple → Yakushiji Temple → Horyuji Temple.
Apply to the office by phone ((0742) 26-4753, 9am-5pm) or visit Nara Sarusawa Information.
URL: http://www.narastudentguide.org

Name: Nara YMCA EGG (NARA YMCA English Goodwill Guide)
Guide Area: Nara City and Nara Prefecture
We can take you around at your request.
The recommended sightseeing tour is:
Kofukuji Temple → Isuien Garden → Todaiji Temple → Kasuga Shrine → Nara-machi → Horyuji Temple → Yakushiji Temple → Toshodaiji Temple.
You can meet us at JR Nara Station or Kintetsu Nara Station.
Apply at least one day in advance to Nara YMCA office by phone/fax (Tel:(0742) 45-5920, fax: (0742) 46-7563, 9:30am-8:30pm, Mon. thru Sat.) or e-mail (eggnaraymca@hotmail.com).
URL: http://sites.google.com/site/eggnaragg/home

Name: NARA Guide Club (NGC)
Guide Area: Nara City
We can take you around at your request in English, Korean and Chinese.
Major touring spots of our recommendation are:
1) Todaiji Temple, 2) Kofukuji Temple, 3) Kasuga Taisha Shrine, 4) Nara Machi, 5) Heijo Palace site, 6) Yakushiji Temple, 7) Toshodaiji Temple, 8) Horyuji Temple.
Apply by e-mail (nara-guideclub@xvh.biglobe.ne.jp) at least 7 days in advance.
Please put your e-mail title as follows.
e.g. [A Guidance request to NGC] 3 persons, from U.K.
Please fill in the text with your name, schedule, request and so on.
In the case of e-mail by the HTML format, you can type in English, Korean, Chinese and Japanese characters directly.
About the question except the guidance reservation, please contact the secretariat staff by e-mail (nara-guideclub@xvh.biglobe.ne.jp).
URL: http://web1.kcn.jp/nara-guide-club/

Niigata

Name: DSI Goodwill guides Sado Island
Guide Area: Sado Island
We can take you around at your request.
Please come and enjoy a beautiful island, Sado-ga-shima.
Apply at least two weeks in advance to Mr. Tsukakoshi by e-mail (mijintl@lapis.plala.or.jp).
*Please write the phrase; "DSI Goodwill guides" in the subject of your e-mail.
URL: http://www.sadonosake.com/DSI/index.html

Oita  Okayama  Osaka  Saga  Saitama
Shiga Shimane  Shizuoka  Tochigi  Tokyo
Wakayama  Yamanashi