Walking Tour of Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine and Tsutenkaku in Osaka
See some of Osaka's most charming spots on this fun tour. Explore the 1800-year old Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, ride a retro tram, relax in Tennouji Park and see the famous Tsutenkaku Tower.
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Schedule & Location
Time & Location
Time & Location
10:00 Check-in at Osaka Visitors' Information Center Namba
Take the train to Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine(9 min / 210 yen)
Sumiyoshi Grand ShrineSumiyoshi Grand Shrine has a 1,800-year-long history. The vermilion-lacquered bridge is called Sorihashi or drum-bridge because of its shape.
1,000 year-old camphor treeIt is regarded as a sacred tree. Deep into the precincts, it's believed to have a mysterious spiritual power.
Local tramLovingly called 'Chin Chin tram', this is the only remaining street tram in Osaka and has been operated for 100 years.
Tennouji ParkIt is an urban oasis located next to Tennouji Station. The park consists of a zoo, Museum of Fine Arts and a Japanese garden called Keitakuen.
About the Museum and GardenThe building of the museum and the garden were donated by the Sumitomo family, a wealthy merchant family of the Edo period.
The garden charms and delights visitors with its natural landscapes of the four seasons.
Tsutenkaku TowerOne of the symbols of Osaka, the observation platform on the 5th floor gives you a bird's eye view of Osaka and the tower attracts 700,000 people every year.
The alley around the tower is a popular shopping area with the friendly atmosphere of the traditional downtown.
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.