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3-14-1 Hiyoshidai, Otsu 520-0112, Shiga Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Under the guidance of Seita-san (YUtour) we had a wonderful day visiting the Miho Museum with its striking architecture set in to the hillside, housing an impressive collection of ancient art from around the world, and Shigaraki Pottery town where we met warm and welcoming...More

Thank Ulrica T
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ulrica T-san, thank you very much for the wonderful review. I pleasantly remember the day I went to Shigaraki with you, especially our conversations with local ceramic artists at their studios! I am happy to be an “intermediate” between locals and visitors, who both...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost, on behalf of my entire family, I would like to thank Mori-San for his hard work and dedication in bringing us around the Harie village in the Lake Biwa, Shiga Prefecture of Japan. He does his tours singlehandedly but it was seamless...More

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YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi dull_dude-san, arigatou gozaimasu for the lovely review! I was really delighted to have such a positive comment from you, after I myself greatly enjoyed the time with you on the tour. Boasting ubiquitous water springs, Harie must be distinctive. However, I think we can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A guide/tour we can highly recommend. Excellent English spoken and flexibility to accommodate specific requests to focus on during the tour. Overall, really exceeded our expectations!More

Thank fresh111
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi fresh111-san, thank you so much for your very positive remark about my tour! It is my pleasure to do the tour as flexibly as possible. This is a reason why I always take only one group :-). I was really amazed how you were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group wanted to visit the Miho Museum but were concerned about getting there on our own. We found a tour company in Japan (YuTour) that would take us to the museum without having to worry about planning our way there from Kyoto. Mr. Mori...More

2  Thank OliverHawaii
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi OliverHawaii-san, thank you very, very much for your wonderful comment, and amazingly detailed description of the tour! It is my pleasure to know that you enjoyed the tour. I had a great time with you, too! Your remark of “it was as if we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 16 days in Japan, and Seita made the day to Hata and Harie one of the highlights. Our wonderful lunch in Hata with the loveliest incredible 83 year old we have ever met, was truly a once in a lifetime experience. The residents...More

Thank LoveGoodFood66
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi LoveGoodFood66 san, thank you very much for the very positive review about my tour! The weather was not necessarily friendly, but I am very glad to know that you enjoyed the tour. It was greatly thanks to the lovely locals in the villages. They...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and our two sons aged 9 and 11 enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Seita today on a tour of Harie Village, a Saki brewery and paper fan making demonstration. It was everything we expected and much more. The locals welcomed us...More

Thank BeverleyB456
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi BeverleyB456-san, thank you so much for the wonderful review! I am honored to have such a positive comment about my tour. As you mentioned, locals welcomed us into their community very warmly. That is a big reason why I want to take my guests...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife spent a brilliant day with Seita, first meeting in Kyoto before taking the train out to Harie. Seita was very friendly, and very knowledgeable of the local area, and his English was brilliant! We had an amazing time walking the village...More

Thank Simon L
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great comment, Simon L-san! I had a great time with you throughout the day, too! It was my pleasure to serve you as an interpreter and to share what I know/feel about the village. I was also pleased to...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Had a day trip to Harie from Kyoto with YU tours. This was without doubt the best tour we took during our 16 days in Japan. Seita has developed great rapport with the local villagers and we were well recieved. We got a real understanding...More

Thank mikepduggan1
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you so much mikepduggan1-san for the great and encouraging comment. I am glad that you enjoyed learning the ecosystem of the village and meeting the locals, both of which I wanted my guests to experience on my tour. The locals also looked enjoying talking...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this, my guide seito was an absolute legend. It was just me on the tour so it felt really personal. Seito was so informative, helpful and patient (I was taking loads of photos) the locals were so nice and friendly. Seito explained everything in...More

Thank Samirika C
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Samirika C-san, thank you very much for your wonderful review! I am very glad to have such a positive comment. I enjoyed guiding you to my favorite Harie village, too. As you found, people in the village are so nice and friendly always, and...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

An AMAZING experience! I highly recommend! I chose to take this one day Hata & Harie village tour; as I wanted to explore how local residents cohabit with other species. My tour guide, Seita Mori, was incredibly accommodating and knowledgeable about the local area...and was...More

Thank Steven H
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Steven H, Thank you very much for the wonderful review! I really enjoyed guiding you to my favorite villages and introducing my favorite local people to you. What’s more, knowing that you enjoyed the tour so much, I am now feeling my pleasure increasing...More

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