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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Seita organised everything in a very professional manner so that the day went without a hitch. The Miho museum was an architectural marvel and the tea ceremony in Shigaraki was a highlight of the day.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PatriciaAnneP1
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi PatriciaAnneP1-san, thank you so much for the wonderful review about my tour. It was really lucky that we could see autumn leaves reaching their peak color at MIHO Museum. Photos of us at the entrance of the museum with beautiful foliage in the background...More

Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Seita is a fantastic guide and really made our trip with YUtour an outstanding experience. The places he took us to were fascinating and his local knowledge of the people and their history were made everything even more interesting. He was also very happy to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Warren P
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for writing the uplifting review, Warren P-san! I always want to do my tours with interactions among guests, locals, and guide (in other words, tours with "one-way communication", which is usually from guide to guest, are not my cup of tea)....More

Reviewed November 27, 2018

Seita of YUtour was a most organised, informative and charming guide. My husband and I spent the day with Seita on his Hata and Hairie tour where we visited the small mountain village of Hata, then Hairie the "village of living water ", followed by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SueandDavidSydnet
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi SueandDavidSydnet-san, thank you very much for writing the wonderful review! It is a great pleasure to know that you enjoyed the day so much. I had a wonderful time with you too, and more importantly, locals also seemed to enjoy speaking with you. Thank...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018

We started out from Kyoto by train, got a bus to an amazing museum and then went to Shigaraki where we visited 3 very different and interesting potters and had a tea ceremony at one of the potter's place. Everything about the day was fabulous.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fullersm55
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Thank you so much for leaving the review, fullersm55-san! I had a great time taking you to Miho Museum and Shigaraki, both of which I love very much. I also enjoyed talking with you about Australia and Japan throughout the day. One of the lots...More

Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend Mr Seita Mori . A very knowledgeable tour guide with a local Insight of this quaint historic town and its temples and shrines.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chewhuap
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2018

Hi chewhuap-san, Thank you for the very positive feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour to Sakamoto, which is almost my home town. Probably the beautiful autumn foliage helped me a lot in making the tour more enjoyable :-D! The town...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ulrica T
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

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 October 24, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

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 October 23, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fresh111
YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

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 October 22, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

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 October 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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YUtour, マネージャー at YUtour, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

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

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