Historical Walking Tour of Osaka in English

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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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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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Children under 12 years old with parents are free of charge
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide
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  • 10:00 Check-in at Osaka Visitors’ Information Center Umeda
  • Depachika (Department Store Gourmet Floor)
    20151115004517_495618_6_Osaka_Castle_in_autumn 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 History
    20151115004517_495618_6_Osaka_Castle_in_autumn Opened 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 Gate
    20151115004517_495618_6_Osaka_Castle_in_autumn The magnificent main gate of Osaka Castle, where you can see the huge stone walls and moats of the castle.
  • Houkoku Shrine
    20151115004517_495618_6_Osaka_Castle_in_autumn Located 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 Tower
    20151115004517_495618_6_Osaka_Castle_in_autumn You 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
Additional Note(s)
    • No insurance is available and we are not responsible for accidents
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Cancellation Policy
  • -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.
USD 36.86
USD 36.86

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(2 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3 hour(s)
Availability Daily


by: K島 T也
They said that the participants are mostly foreign tourists and it was their first time having a Japanese guest! It was during the season when roses around Nakanoshima park were beginning to blosso...more
by: Takemama
No one other than me and my 11 year old son were on the tour, and the guide taught us about the history of Osaka as we walked from Osaka Station to Osaka Castle. This tour was wonderful, as the guide ...more
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