Historical Walking Tour of Osaka in English
Visit the Osaka Museum of History, then explore the Otemon Gate of Osaka Castle, Houkoku Shrine and Castle Tower on this walking tour of the city's best-known sight!
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Schedule & Location
Time & Location
Time & Location
10:00 Check-in at Osaka Visitors’ Information Center Umeda
Depachika (Department Store Gourmet Floor)Depachika is the nickname for the basement of department stores, where you can find a ton of yummy foods and sweet treats.Check out the seasonal displays of Japanese sweets, taste various kinds of Japanese sake, and see (or buy!) the elegantly arranged bento boxes.
Osaka Museum of HistoryOpened in 2001, this museum was built at the site of the ancient palace, and provides the visitors with interesting historic experiences.
Within walking distance from Osaka Castle, you can get a picture-perfect view of Osaka Castle from the 10th floor of the building.
Otemon GateThe magnificent main gate of Osaka Castle, where you can see the huge stone walls and moats of the castle.
Houkoku ShrineLocated inside the Osaka Castle compound, this Shinto shrine was built in honor of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a famous warrior and daimyo (lord). It is colorfully embellished from season to season, and is particularly beautiful during the cherry blossom and autumn leaves seasons.
Castle TowerYou can enter the Castle Tower Museum to get great panoramic views of Osaka from the observatory,and try on a warrior costume on the second floor. Great for kids!
13:00 Tour Ends (the guide can tell you how to get to your next destination)
- Children under 12 years old with parents are free of charge.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
- Fees exclude meals & drinks, transportation fees, admission fees and personal expenses.
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
- No insurance is available and we are not responsible for accidents
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- -Cancellations up to 2 calendar days prior to a standard tour will receive a full Refund, minus a 500 yen handling charge.
-No refunds will be given within 2 calendar days prior to a tour.
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