English Guide  Under suspending now

About us  
Iwakuni Volunteer Tour Guide Association is certified by Iwakuni City to provide tourists with free tour guides.
We are pleased to provide international tourists with free tour guides in English as well as in Japanese.
During the tour, local volunteer tour guides will introduce you to the historical and cultural properties and natural beauties of Iwakuni.
Among popular tourist spots are Kintaikyo Bridge, Iwakuni Castle, White Snake Museum, and more.
We hope we can help you make your visit to Iwakuni very enjoyable and memorable.

  • REQUEST US Under suspending now (COVID-19)
    If you would like to have a free English-speaking tour guide in Iwakuni, please send the Request Form by
    7 days before your tour in Iwakuni. 
    Our free tour guides are usually available throughout the year except for Dec. 30- Jan 3, and Aug. 13-15.
    However, your request might be declined if no English-speaking guide should be available for the date and/or time you specify.
    Tour route (standard): Around Kintaikyo Bridge area including Iwakuni Castle, Kikko Park, Kikko Shrine, White Snake Museum, and so on.
    The actual tour route will be determined according to your request.
    Length of the guided tour:On your request. (basically, allow at least one hour)
    Starting time: between 9 AM and 4:30 PM
    Ending time: by 5:30 PM (on your request)
    Tour guide service is free, however, guests will be responsible for paying their own toll or
    fee for each tour spot or facility in the itinerary, such as Kintaikyo Bridge, Ropeway Car, Iwakuni Castle, White Snake Museum, etc.
    The meeting place with your tour guide will be decided through the communication between you and the tour guide. The designated tour guide will contact you by email or phone on someday before your tour day in Iwakuni .