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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 most renowned landmark!

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  • Picture-perfect pond in the Osaka Castle compound
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Children under 12 years old accompanied by their parents are free of charge.
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 10:00 Check-in at Osaka Visitors’ Information Center Umeda
  • Depachika (Department Store Gourmet Floor)
    Depachika is the nickname for a basement of department stores, where you can find an assortment of snacks and sweet treats! Check out the seasonal displays of Japanese sweets, taste various kinds of Japanese sake, and see elegantly arranged bento boxes or purchase one yourself!
  • Osaka Museum of History
    shutterstock_560030641 Opened in 2001, this museum was built at the site of the ancient palace and provides the visitors with interesting historic experiences. You can get a picture-perfect view of Osaka Castle from the 10th floor of the building within walking distance!
  • Otemon Gate
    shutterstock_1088861222 Make your way to the magnificent main gate of Osaka Castle, where you can see the huge stone walls and moats of the castle.
  • Houkoku Shrine
    shutterstock_267099938 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
    Picture-perfect pond in the Osaka Castle compound You can enter the Castle Tower Museum to get great panoramic views of Osaka from the observatory or try on a warrior costume on the second floor.
  • 13:00 Tour Ends on Site
    • Children under 12 years old accompanied by their parents are free of charge.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
Additional Note(s)
    • Please note that the tour price excludes insurance, train tickets and admission fee to some of the sites.
    • Tour operates even on rainy days but will be cancelled once weather conditions are deemed unsafe.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 37.55
USD 37.55

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(4.25/5.00) 4.25 / 5
(4 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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Historical Walking Tour of Osaka in English