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     learn something.

Tabinomushi provides tours in Kansai (Western Japan) in English and in Japanese as a second language for learners. We have two types of tours: Public Group Tours with various themes and Private Tours customized just for you.

The name of Tabinomushi means "tripworm" -- like bookworm. Likewise devoting to reading; we experience discovering something new and meaningful about Japan from each tour.

We recommend this especially for those who want to learn the depth of Japanese culture from literature and customs, and for those who want to ravel back into ancient times. Our guide will convey the happiness and sadness often depicted in history and literature. 

Ready? Let's hit the road!!


Not just travelers, but also people who have lived in Japan are greatly welcomed. You'll find a different Japan from a new point of view.

Yuri Minoura, CEO of Tabinomushi
Professional National-licensed tour guide
&City of Kyoto Visitors Host
Born and raised in Osaka, where is famous for comedians and storytellers. Telling lots of jokes, her kind and thoughtful nature make tours always comfortable.
Having majored in Russian in university, also joined Japanese tutoring program for exchange students.
Gained lots of excellent reviews as her tours enlighten guests from different perspectives: linguistics, literature and historiography.
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