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Cultural Experiences
Discover a different side of Japanese culture when you visit Osaka, one of Japan's most energetic cities! From fun shodo calligraphy lessons to creating plastic food samples, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as being a miko (Shinto shrine maiden), let us help make your visit to Osaka unforgettable.
8Activities
  1. Dress up in real miko priestess clothing and learn the manners and skills to work at a shrine directly from the Shinto priest. Things you learn include how to pray and offer sacred tree branches.

    USD90.40

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  2. Feel the rhythm of Japanese traditional taiko drumming in Osaka. No experience or Japanese language needed, just come on in and leave with a great memory.

    USD78.10

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  3. Create a cute mini parfait photo stand that looks just like the real thing. You can choose your favorite sweets and fruits as toppings for a personal touch. Lettuce making is available too!

    USD22.60

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Learn to bring out the warmth of natural wood while creating your personal chopsticks, photo frame, or pen stand in this wood craft workshop.

    USD9.04

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Visit two of Osaka's best drinking areas while eating and drinking like the locals. Experience a standing bar and try some delicious local cuisine, accompanied by an English-speaking guide.
    English Available

    USD97.63

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Experience cooking up some popular dishes with a certified Halal instructor. Make some sushi, okonomiyaki or some traditional Japanese wagashi confectionery with a lesson in English.
    English Available

    From USD48.81

    Daily
    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  7. Get an introduction to writing with brush and ink in a calligraphy class located in Osaka. Learn the basics from a helpful teacher and hang your finished piece on a scroll to take home.
    English Available

    USD97.63

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Get cooking and make hand-rolled sushi, tempura, or Osaka's famous okonomiyaki. After lunch, enjoy chatting while learning how to fold origami over coffee.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD72.32

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)