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Guide Profile - Tamaki MURASE



English Interpreter-Guide

Guiding Area: Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kobe


Born and raised in Kobe. Majored in communication at University in Osaka. After working for a food company in the public relations department, studied Media and Art at the State University of New York at Buffalo and lived in the U.S. for more than ten years. Returned to Japan in 2001. Have been working as a business interpreter and interpreter-guide.

Specialties and Hobbies

  • Shrines and Temples
  • Japanese Food (traditional and non-traditional)
  • Streetwalking (Love to find unexpected scenery)
  • Caligraphy
  • Haiku (the world's shortest poem with a fixed form) making
  • Liearning Russian


Welcome to Kansai ! It’s my great pleasure to show you around this attractive area where you can enjoy both historic and modern aspects of Japan. Many people I know in Kansai are very friendly having a great sense of humor. Let me help you make the most memorable trip in Japan. I’ll see you soon.