Volunteer Guide Service

Volunteer Guide

Volunteer hometown storytellers guide you to Hikone Castle, a National Treasure, and Hikone downtown with its history and tradition. Enjoy not only the basic information but also the anecdotes handed down from generation to generation as you like. Please feel free to contact us if you are interested in other places in and around Hikone.

Volunteer Guide Volunteer Guide
Number of tourists One or more
Charge 1,000 yen per guide for guide’s transportation
(In case of no-shows or cancellations on the booked day, we also charge 1,000yen for the guide's transportation.)
Reservation One week before the scheduled day

Please understand no acceptance because of guide’s conveniences


Hikone City Information Desk
TEL: +81-(0)749-22-2954
FAX: +81-(0)749-24-7498

Application Form for Volunteer Guide Service

Tourist Information

Hikone City Information Desk

40-7 Furusawa-cho, Hikone, Shiga
Open 9:00〜17:30
Closed 12/29〜12/31
TEL: +81-(0)749-22-2954
FAX: +81-(0)749-24-7498


1-3-24 Honmachi, Hikone, Shiga
Open 9:00〜17:00
Closed Tuesdays, 12/29〜1/3
TEL: +81-(0)749-22-6849
FAX: +81-(0)749-22-6849