23. October 2017
廬山寺。京都御苑の東側、寺町通にある円浄宗の本山。938年(天慶元年)元三大師(がんざんたいし)が北山に開山、山号は日本廬山。ご本尊は阿弥陀如来。その後、船岡山南麓に移り、応仁の乱などで、現在の地に移転。船岡山の南には、今でも廬山寺の地名が残ります。...
22. October 2017
“ Private English Tour in Kyoto ” My wife and I booked a 7 hour tour with Nobuaki Nagata from Private English Tour in Kyoto on October 18, 2017. Nobu was very professional, knowledgeable, spoke good English and was quick to suggest changes to our itinerary as he sensed, from our conversation, what our interests were. He made our day very interesting and educational. From Mr. Roberto Sivit

20. October 2017
西芳寺、通称、苔寺。臨済宗天龍寺の境外塔頭。山号洪隠山。ご本尊、阿弥陀如来、開山は行基、中興開山は夢窓疎石。 1977年から一般拝観を中止(往復はがきでの事前申込み)、さらに拝観に際しては、原則、写経などの行事参加が条件となっています。...
17. October 2017
奈良豆比古神社(ならつひこじんじゃ)。奈良市(奈良きたまち)。 ここの御神木は樹齢1000年以上の楠木(天然記念物)。飛鳥時代に華咲いたおおらかな白鳳文化の頃に芽吹いたと云われています。 御神木は万物の神が天から降りてきて、そこに宿る「依り代(しろ)」のこと。...

15. October 2017
日本政府観光庁認定「英語案内ガイド」による「物語観光」の永田京都観光ツアーでお客様と訪づれた古都をご紹介します。 『是非、また来たいね!』と思えるようなご旅行になればと思っています。 京都、奈良観光のご参考としてください。
14. October 2017
長慶院。臨済宗妙心寺派大本山の北門の東角にある塔頭。安土・桃山時代の1600年、豊臣秀吉の妻北政所(ねね)の姉になる杉原くま(ねねの兄、木下家定の妹)が開基。開山は東漸宗震(とうぜんそうしん)。 ここの門は、伏見城の東門を移築したものと云われています。本堂前のお庭に4月中旬に咲く藤の高貴なお花が見事です。...

13. October 2017
Dear Mr. Nagata, it was a pleasure for us to have you as a guide and a teacher in Kyoto. Thank you a lot. Arriving in Brazil, I will enter in the site and send you my testimonial.. With only the cell phone is really a bit hard because the place for dialing is small. Thank you for your nice e mail. Best regards ** *** ** *** ** *** ** *** ** Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed my tour. I look forward to hearing your testimonial when you come back your home. Best...
11. October 2017
We arranged two guides for our group of 8 people. We were very fortunate to be assigned Nobuaki Nagata and Hiro. Each guide drove 4 of us in their respective vehicles. We essentially followed each other the entire time so we could enjoy all the sites together Both Nobu and Hiro were exceptional! Most of my interactions were directly with Nobu, and he was very responsive and patient with all my questions. We visited interesting sites, including the unique moss garden, bamboo forest and rock...

11. October 2017
北野天満宮。学門の神様、菅原道真公をお祀りする天神さん。 不思議伝説が多くある神秘的な神社、その一部をご紹介。 北野さんでは牛は神使とされ、境内には「臥牛」(横たわった牛)の像がたくさんあります。 悪い所の箇所と牛の同じ箇所をなでると良くなることから、特に黒光りしている牛やその箇所に御利益があるかもしれません。...
08. October 2017
Full day private custom tour in Kyoto - excellent and highly recommended We had a few days to spend in Kyoto, and wanted to use a guide to enrich our experience at the sites and to increase our efficiency at seeing different sites. We found Mr. Nobu Nagata and excellent reviews here. Communication before our arrival was clear and prompt. The most important to us was Mr. Nagata's willingness to customize our day with him. He is cheerful, polite, warm and incredibly well informed. We spent 7h...

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