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Morning Nakanoshima Course Walking Tour of Osaka in English

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Discover Osaka's center of business and culture, thriving since the Edo era. Walk along the riverside, visit the historic locations of Ohatsutenjin Shrine and Teki-juku and stop by various shops.

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Stroll around Osaka in the morning and stop by some of its hidden historical gems. Get a taste of both the modern and historic parts of the Nakanoshima area. First take a look at the underground department store "depachika" in Umeda Station where you can find all sorts of snacks and sweets to buy as souvenirs. Walk down Midousuji, the main street of the city which is lined with ginkgo trees. Then start the historical leg of your tour by visiting the Tsuyunoten Shrine (Ohatsutenjin) with its interesting history, Teki-juku, the school of Dutch studies which opened in the 18th century, and the riverside of Nakanoshima.
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  • 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)
    大阪城デパ地下 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.
  • Midousuji
    20131215181538_104426_御堂筋 Stroll through the main street of Osaka where high-end shops and hotels fill the area that extends north and south of the city. In autumn, the streets are colored with gingko trees and illuminated in the winter.
  • Tsuyunoten Shrine (Ohatsutenjin)
    Rocking大阪2 Known for being the site of a tragic tale of star-crossed lovers, this 1300-year-old shrine is where people pray for success in love. You will find many shops around the temple as well.
  • Tekijuku
    20131215181538_104426_適塾 Established in the eighteenth century, Tekijuku is currently the only remaining school for studying in Dutch. Many historical graduates such as the predecessors of Osaka University and the famous Yukichi Fukuzawa have graduated from this institution.

    Admission fee of JPY 250 needed on site.
  • Nakanoshima
    Rocking大阪2 Stroll around the river banks where many warehouses owned by feudal lords once stood. During the Edo period, this area was a center for business and culture.
  • 13:00 Tour ends at Osaka Castle
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Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
Additional Note(s)
    • The tour will not be postponed in the event of rainy weather.
    • If needed, please take out travel insurance on your own.
    • Fees exclude meals & drinks, transportation fees,admission fees and personal expenses.
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Language English
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Duration 3 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Morning Nakanoshima Course Walking Tour of Osaka in English