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Volunteer Tourist Guides and Interpreters

Hamamatsu Tourist Volunteer Guide Office

We'd like to take you on a sightseeing tour of Hamamatsu. We can provide tour guides both for the regular tours and special request tours

* There is no fee for tour guides. However, each person is responsible for transportation and meal costs.

Ieyasu's walking path

  • A course: JR Hamamatsu Station > the well of Hidetada's birth place > Tsubakihime Kannon > Toshogu shrine > Hamamatsu Castle > Yoroikake no matsu(pine tree) > Gosha shrine, Suwa shrine
    • Tour takes two hours
  • B course: JR Hamamatsu Station > Hamamatsu Castle > Saigagake Museum > Fusaiji Temple > Seiraiin Temple > Sogein Temple > Tachiarai no Ike(pond)
    • Tour takes two hours and 30 minutes
  • A+B course : Tour takes four hours and 30 minutes, distance 6.5 kilometers

Hamamatsu Castle

  • JR Hamamatsu Station > Hamamatsu Castle
    • It takes 20 minutes on foot from JR Hamamatsu Station
    • It takes 5 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station North Exit bus terminal

Hamamatsu Festival Pavilion and Nakatajima Dunes

  • Hamamatsu Festival Pavilion / Nakatajima Dunes
    • Tour takes one hour and 30 minutes
    • it takes 15 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station north exit bus terminal

Facilities Tour (Please ask about visits to other facilities)

  • Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments
    • It takes 3 minutes on foot from JR Hamamatsu Station
  • Hamamatsu Kagakukan ( Hamamatsu Science Museum)
    • It takes 3 minutes on foot from JR Hamamatsu Station
  • Hamamatsu City Art Museum
    • It takes 10 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station north exit bus terminal
  • Hamamatsu Literary Memorabilia Pavilion
    • It takes 10 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station north exit bus terminal
  • Kamono Mabuchi Memorial Hall
    • It takes 10 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station north exit bus terminal
  • Hamamatsu City History Museum
    • It takes 15 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station north exit bus terminal
  • Shijimizuka Ruins
    • It takes 15 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station north exit bus terminal
  • Hamamatsu Public Exhibition Hall Air Park (Air Park The Hamamatsu Public Relations Office for AIR SELF-DEFENSE FORCE)
    • It takes 15 minutes by bus from JR Hamamatsu Station north exit bus terminal

Factory Tours

  • Yamaha Corporation
  • Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.Hamamatsu Factory
  • Daiwa Dyeing Co. , Ltd. Fashion Room
  • Hamamatsu Naigai Co.,Ltd.
  • The Chunichi Shimbun Tokai Head Office
  • Hamamatsu Shuzo Inc.etc.
photo: Volunteer Guide Office

Contact

Hamamatsu Tourist Volunteer Guide Office
The office : In JR Hamamatsu Station

TEL / FAX. 053-456-1303 From 10:00 - 16:00 anytime.

Please reserve one week ahead.

Hamamatsu Interpreter Volunteer Group "HELP"

We Support International Conventions

We support and take care of International Conferences and events.

  • Introduction of Japanese culture
  • We help Conferences and events to be successful
  • We support management and administration offices
  • Reception desks
  • Sightseeing tour guides in and around Hamamatsu
  • Present information on sightseeing places and Hamamatsu City
  • We support international communication and exchange in elementary schools in Hamamatsu
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, French and German
  • We charge \1,000 / hr / person
photo: Volunteer Group "HEALP". Number of members: 36

For more Information Contact

Hamamatsu Interpreter Volunteer Group "HELP"
Chairperson Hayashi Tamiko

TEL / FAX. 053-447-5550