Group's Main Activities
 Experience of flying a kite &
 Taking a souvenir picture
 
in front of big kites
 // Hamamatsu Festival WebSite(Eng)
     (凧体験・記念写真撮影)
 Guide at Hamamatsu Castle
  // Castle WebSite(Jap)
  // Hamamatsu Castle(Eng)
       (浜松城ガイド)
 
 Guide at Hamamatsu
  Festival Pavilion

 // Festival Pavilion WebSite(Jap)
     (まつり会館ガイド)
 Sightseeing Information
 at Hamamatsu Station

 //Information Center WebSite(Jap)
     (浜松駅観光案内)
Lectures about our Hometown(Jap)
   (at Schools and Public Hall)
      (学校・公民館等への出前講座)
  Event Carrying out
   and Cooperation

  Rediscovery of
     Hamamatsu(Jap)」etc

     (イベントの実施と協力)

   
Offering Volunteer Sightseeing Guide


As an assistant of you who will visit to Hamamatsu or want to know Hamamatsu well, members of our volunteer guide group will guide sightseeing, cultures and history of Hamamatsu. Please, FAX (or E-Mail using Form) to us your request (including Your Name, Date & Time, Where to meet and to visit, Number of Persons, Language for explanation, Your Fax & Telephone number etc), when you want to have our guides. (Free, as a general rule, except our actual expenses like tranportation)

                                  (ガイド派遣)
 Sightseeing Guide Map of Central Hamamatsu

Enlargement
[EVENT]
 

Hamamatsu Festival
MAY 3~5 2016

Kite-flying experience & Photo 

  The mascot character [Successful-Daimyo:Ieyasu-kun]
   for the memory of Hamamatsu municipal organization
           for 100th anniversary

  
The Ieyasu Tokugawa built Hamamatsu Castle and accomplished to rule over the whole country after having stayed in the castle for 17 years. Just called as the most successful Daimyo(feudal lord). Now, he was reborn again and came to Hamamatsu city in order to make it the most cheerful town at just the time of 100th aniversary. He like to come down in the castle town and have a lively time of playing merrily, and have brought big hope in the future of Hamamatsu and always support dreams of citizen's town.
   Local specialtiesFood-wise
Hamamatsu is most famous for Eel (Unagi)from Lake Hamana etc., and Many Unagi (うなぎ) restaurants can be found all over the city. Hamamatsu has Japan's second-highest per-capita sales of Gyouzaぎょうざ). Also, many Gyouza restaurants can be found in the city.

Prized locally-produced seasonal produce items include
Orange(mikan), Melon, Persimmon, White Onion and Strawberry.

  --Hamamatsu Gyouza(浜松餃子)--

Gyouza is"Japanese crescent-shaped dumpling filled with a minced stuffing and steamed, boiled or fried".

The first peculiarity of Hamamatsu Dumpling is to affix
boild bean sprout. Every specialized Gyouza restaurants(shops) did improvement repeatedly to satisfy appetite of Hamamatsu residents and therefore, Gyouza became a peculiar tasting to each shop.

In Hamamatsu, there are about 80 shops specialised for Gyouza, and in addition, many chinese restaurants serve Gyouza,also.

  Guide in Hamamatsu full of History and Music   to Japanese Version (日本語版)       
  浜松観光ボランティアガイドの会    ENGLISH Version
   Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group         Under Construction(仮版)
         Sorry,some parts are in Japanese
Sunrising at Nakatajima-Dunes

     Office   
 〒430-0946          
 Hamamatsu-city Naka-ku
    
In Hamamatsu Castle
  
TEL & FAX:053-456-1303
Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group are groups of the people who guide the sightseeing of Hamamatsu such as the history, the culture and industry etc. with heartful mind.
       PROFILE 
Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group was established in 1999 by the first chairman Mr.Noboru Furuhashi and other members. A first training lecture cource was opened in the next year, and many persons attended to it.

Total 105 members are registered at 2010, including 44 women and 61 men.

Now, we are carrying out to guide at Hamamatsu Castle and JR Hamamatsu station everyday and at Hamamatsu Festival Pavilion for traveling parties etc.

A kite-flying experience corner at Hamamatsu festival days in May was entrusted to us from City in 2001 and we carry it out every year afterward.

As one of the big event, our members attended to site of "Pacific Flora 2004 at Hamana-ko Lake" every day during it's period and did guide about Sightseeing near site to many visitors.

We always strive to cooperate to City events etc. and also carry out our planning events.

   Talking with the Mayor
Hamamatsu Volunteer Sightseeing Guide Group had a meeting (chat! Yaramaika) for exchange of opinions with the mayor (Mr.Suzuki) of Hamamatsu City. We attended with a uniform "happi" coat and asked him to utilize us more and more for developing sightseeing at Hamamatsu.

 Supporting Activities
      for Foreigners

*Hamamatsu Foundation for
International Communications
and Exchanges (HICE)
 

  Tel: 053-458-2170

*Hamamatsu Sightseeing
Information Center
  Tel: 053-452-1634

*Volunteer Guide (Hamamatsu)

*E-Mail Form for Inquiry

  
 LINK(INSIDE of this Web)
Welcome! Off Campus Study at Hamamatsu Castle (Jap)
       (校外学習・浜松城)
Hamamatsu Castle 5 views
  (浜松城5景/富士・桜・紅葉など)
Photo:Yatai(Place float) and Act-Tower  (アクトと屋台)
 
  
 LINK(OUTSIDE of this Web)
Hamamatsu City Official WebSite
        (浜松市公式HP)
Hamamatsu Visitors & Convention Bureau
      (コンベンション・ビューロー)
Hamamatsu Tourist Volunteer Guide Office
       (浜松ボランティアガイド)
 
International ATM Service
(Withdrawals for cards issued abroad
)
          (日本円引き出し)
International Calls fromPublic Telephones
             (国際電話)
(Nearest International Telephon Boxs from Hamamatsu Station, for 100yen coins Usable・・・Bus Terminal --Ref.
 
Hamamatsu Foundation for
International Communications
and Exchanges (HICE
) 
       (浜松国際交流協会)
 
Central Japan Railway Company
          (JR東海HP)
JR-Tokaido SHINKANSEN Timetable
        (東海道新幹線時刻表)
JR-JAPAN RAIL PASS
   not for Nozomi・Mizuho
 (レールパス/海外発行JR乗車引換券)
JR-Ticket in English 
      (JR乗車券/英語表示)
  
Hamamatsu Sightseeing Navi(Jap) 
       (はままつ観光ナビ)
  
  
  Note   

   TRANSLATION

Some linked Web sites are translated by a web-based automated translation service. Please keep in mind that the translation system isn't 100% accurate. It's possible that some words, including proper nouns, might be translated inaccurately.
               
        THANKS
Most Parts of Refferd and Linked Materials and Maps are from [Hamamatsu City Handbook] etc.


 
 
  
    Sightseeing spots

*Hamamatsu Castle(浜松城)
                  
ReferenceAccess


*Hamamatsu Museum of
 Musical Instruments(楽器博物館)
          Reference
*Act-Observation Gallery(展望回廊)


*Hamamatsu Science Museum(科学館)
*Hamamatsu Art Museum(美術館)

*Hamamatsu Festival Pavilion
            (浜松まつり会館)


*Nakatajima Dunes(中田島砂丘)
*Hamamatsu History Musium
              (浜松市博物館)
*Saigagake Museum(犀ケ崖)
Access

*Air Park(エアーパーク)


*Kanzanji Hot Spring(舘山寺)
*Hamanako Flower Park(フラワーパーク)
 
*Hamamatsu Zoo(動物園)(Jap)Ref
*Kanzanji Ropeway(ロープウエイ)
*Hamanako Pal Pal(パルパル)
*Hamamatsu Music Box Musium
       (浜名湖オルゴールミュージアム)

*Hamanako Garden Park(ガーデンパーク)
 
*Bentenjima Hot Spring(弁天島)
 
*Shozan Horinji Temple(宝林寺) 
*Hamamatsu Fruit Park(フルーツパーク)

*Ryotanji Temple(龍潭寺)
 
*Hokoji Temple(方広寺) 


*Ryugashido Caves(竜ケ岩洞)

*Enshu Tenryu Boat Rides
                 (遠州天竜下り)

*Akino Fuku Art Musium
             (秋野不矩美術館)

*Suzuki Plaza(スズキ歴史館)
 
*Unagi Pie Factory(うなぎパイファクトリー)

*Walking way for Several Spots about Ieyasu(Ieyasu no sanpomichi) 
                 (家康の散歩道)

※Sightseeing Model Cources(1)
          (観光モデルコース/当会)

※Sightseeing Model Cources(2)

      (観光モデルコース/だいすきネット)

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 The whole view of Hamanako-Lake
   Hamamatsu Festival
Walking way for Several Spots about Ieyasu
(Ieyasu no Sanpomichi)
     (家康の散歩道)



---  One Page Map for Printing ↓↓

   TOKUGAWA IEYASU
Ieyasu (one of the most famous person in Japanese History) established the Edo Period Rule (1603-1863). He was born in 1572, and spent 17 years at Hamamatsu Castle, from the age of 29 to 45. During this time many famous battles took place. Althogh Ieyasu's 17-year stay at Hamamatsu endures for many difficult years, it did commence 300 years of glorious Tokugawa history.
KURURULoop Line Bus(Jap) 
(くるる・街中循環バス)

Route Map(incl.Eng) 
Guide materials maps(Eng)
(for Printing)
Hamamatsu city centermap 
                  
(浜松市中心部地図)
 
KURURU Loop Line Bus・Route Map(incl.Eng)
                      
(くるる)
Access to Hamamatsu Castle(Map)(incl.Eng)
             
(浜松城へのアクセス) 
Access to 3spots about Tokugawa Ieyasu(Map)(incl.Eng)  (徳川3スポット散策)
Hamamatsu Castle Park(Map&Guide)(incl.Eng)    (浜松城公園散策マップ)
 
Walking way for Several Spots about Ieyasu(Ieyasu no sanpomichi)
                  (家康の散歩道)
 
Guide materials maps(Jap)
(for Printing)
Hamanako(Lake)(Map) (浜名湖地図)