Free Walking Tour Every Saturday!
As part of our volunteer, we offer foreign visitors a free walking tour in Tokyo. The tour started on the 28th of June 2008 and is held every Saturday. We hope that in the future we are able to offer this free walking tour every day and once we have made the necessary preparations for this to happen we will announce it on our website. All the necessary details about this free walking tour you can find on our website (see below) and with a single click you can join the tour if you are in Tokyo.
We took some pictures in this free walking tour the other day.
When you watch some scene, you put your pointer on that above picture with a single click. It was made on Flash.
Why are we offering this free walking tour?
Firstly, since Japanese people don’t speak English very well we think that this tour could provide them with the opportunity to encounter English speaking tourists and would be able to practice it.
Secondly, the number of tourists who come and visit Japan are growing steadily and we think that some of them might find it hard to understand Japanese culture and customs as it differs very from the Western way of life. At least, we think, Westerners need some hints and knowledge about Japan when they come and visit and we would feel confident to help you with this.
The reason why we are able to offer foreign visitors a free tour guide is that the Japanese government has put into force a law which says that tour guides need a qualification to guide in Japan and we were handed this necessary permission as volunteer by the Japan National Tourism Organization under the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
We would like a feedback from you about this offer and would be delighted to read your opinion and would like you to join this tour when you come to Japan.
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