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Wonderful & helpful guide in Kyoto

We visited Japan and arranged a tour guide and car with Mr Kimi. He responded to our inquiry in a... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Belmont, California
Wonderful Tour of Kyoto with Excellent Guide Kimi

We took the Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Kyoto, and Kimi met us at the Kyoto Station... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
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adventure of Kyoto traditional course (Course for first time visitors) Kiyomizu-dera→Gion→Nijo castle→kinkakuji→arashiyama→Sagano(5-6 hours) Kimi”s recommendation course in Ohara Oharasa-Sanzen-in temple→housen-in temple→Jakko-in temple(5-6 hours)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kyoto 612-0829, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
+81 90-9700-1834
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We visited Japan and arranged a tour guide and car with Mr Kimi. He responded to our inquiry in a timely manner. Since we took the train from Tokyo to Kyoto, Kimi arranged to meet us at Kyoto train station for a guided day trip...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Was referred to Kimi through another contact in Kyoto. His English was limited, he had little knowledge of the historical significance of the sites we visited and was in general not very helpful. He acted as more of a taxi service than a guide. Stark...More

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KimiTaxi, オーナー at Kimi Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

An Apology to Mr. RedSocks1913 I would like to extend formal apology to Mr. Red S ocks who made a reservation on New Year's Day. Because of sudden serious engine trouble, I made you inconvenienced. I made every effort to keep you informed of incident....More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

We took the Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Kyoto, and Kimi met us at the Kyoto Station. We had a wonderful tour of Kyoto with Kimi, an excellent, efficient, flexible, and nice guide. His van is super comfortable, too. His suggestion for lunch for...More

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KimiTaxi, オーナー at Kimi Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you very much for praising me. The tour wouldn't be such a without your cooperation. I'm looking forward to seeing you again Kyoto near future. Best wishes Kimi

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We love Mr. Kimi. He has been our driver and guide on two different visits to Kyoto, and we have also referred friends to him. Mr. Kimi speaks very good English, which can be hard to find with a driver in Japan. He is an...More

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KimiTaxi, オーナー at Kimi Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

I really thank you for your compliment. I'm very glad to hear your voice. If you will come to Kyoto again, I'm looking forward to seeing you.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

In late October/early November 2017 we spent a few days in Kyoto. Two of them were with Kimi-san as our guide and they were terrific! He is very knowledgeable about Kyoto, the surroundings, the history, dates, measurements, and local customs. It would've been very difficult...More

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KimiTaxi, オーナー at Kimi Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for your compliment. I was enjoyed with you. Thank you for teaching "stunning" I wish you well. Kimi

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Hi, We had a great fun day with Kimi Taxi, our family (4 adults) has booked 5 hours with Kimi. Meeting Kimi and pick up time went smoothly, his car is clean and spacious, we got to see 5-6 wonderful sights in Kyoto and Arashiyama....More

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KimiTaxi, オーナー at Kimi Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Dear Stava san: Thank you for your compliment, I'm really glad to hear that. I wish we will meet again. Best Kimi

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It was my family's first time in Kyoto and I was recommended Kimi Taxi by a friend. I prefer to engage a private guide and especially in Japan an English speaking guide. Kimi San was excellent in giving us great historical background of Nijio castle,...More

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KimiTaxi, オーナー at Kimi Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

I apreciate your patronage and thank you so much I was very much happy to be of service to you and thank you for introducing nice coustermers too. I hope to welcome you again soon. Respectfully yours Kimi

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Traveling with a family during the hottest month is not easy. Kimi made everything easy. One advantage is that he has a van that seats 6 comfortably. His English is great and he is not only a driver but a guide a he goes into...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

He's such a great tour guide... Take us to the best okonomiyaki place! We were waiting for geisha for one hour.. Lucky we can see geisha..

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