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Things to Do in Osaka
The third largest city in Japan, Osaka has a long history as a merchant city. Criss-crossed with waterways and bridges, the city is a bustling center of commerce once known as the 'Nation's Kitchen'. Osakans tend to be a friendly bunch, with a deep love of good food and good humor. Explore the markets with a knowledgeable guide, or enjoy a cruise around the canals. Learn how to make cool plastic food samples, or become a samurai or geisha for a day! Book in English for a hassle-free experience.

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  1. Get ready for the ride of your life! Go on fun rides and meet fan favorites like Spider-Man, Harry Potter and the Minions. Reserve special admission tickets to the popular USJ theme park in Osaka!


  2. Visit iconic Osaka Castle, shop around in Shinsaibashi, pose at Dotonbori, pray at the Osaka Masjid and more! Enjoy a full day exploring and eating in Osaka with a friendly English-speaking guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided


    7 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Get a feel for Osaka with a day exploring one of Japan's ancient capitals! See the city from the air, the ground, and one of its famous waterways on this full day tour.
    English Available
    Meal Provided


    Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
    6.5 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Enjoy a full American style dinner buffet at Hotel Keihan, either on its own, or after a day at nearby Universal Studios Japan, just a short way away.
    Meal Provided

    From USD31.17

    3 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Spend an exciting afternoon at Osaka's waterfront. Explore one of the world's largest aquariums and cruise through Osaka Bay aboard the Santa Maria.
    English Available


    5 - 5.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Learn the traditional way to dress yourself in a fashionable cotton summer kimono. After your lesson with your English-speaking teacher, take the yukata set home as a souvenir of your visit to Japan!
    English Available

    From USD73.35

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1 hour(s) (morning, evening)
  7. Stay connected at all times during your trip to Japan with a portable wifi router. Delivered directly to your hotel or residence, choose from a range of plans, great for both work and vacations.

    From USD12.84

  8. Change into a samurai or ninja and learn to sword fight. Practice the moves, then perform a fighting scene with a professional taking the supporting role.
    English Available

    From USD49.51

    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Double Decker Bus Tour of Osaka's Best Sights
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    Check out Osaka's top sightseeing spots in just over 1 hour! See Osaka Castle, Dotombori, Tsutenkaku and more. Get a great view from the top of the bus.
    English Available


    (morning, afternoon, evening)

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