Full-Day Private Guided Tour to Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle was a part during the Japanese unification on the 16th then 17th centuries. In 1614-1615, was held the Osaka Battle where Toyotomis felt and Tokugawas totally established their autority as Shoguns of Japan. There are lots of Historical remains in the park and around. Nearby, we can visit the Osaka Museum of History, which teaches us about Osakan History from its beginning to nowaday. We also can visit nearby the remains of the Palace of Naniwa, which dates from the 7th century.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Osaka, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Osaka Castle was a part during the Japanese unification on the 16th then 17th centuries. In 1614-1615, was held the Osaka Battle where Toyotomis felt and Tokugawas totally established their autority as Shoguns of Japan. There are lots of Historical remains in the park and around. Nearby, we can visit the Osaka Museum of History, which teaches us about Osakan History from its beginning to nowaday. We also can visit nearby the remains of the Palace of Naniwa, which dates from the 7th century.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Osaka Museum of History, 4-1-32 Otemae, Chuo, Osaka 540-0008 Osaka Prefecture

Osaka Castle is a must to visit when we visit Osaka City. Nearby the castle, we have other places which are not so well known but which deserved to be visited. Osaka History Museum teach us more about this City History.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Naniwanomiyaato Park, 1 Chome-6 Hoenzaka, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 540-0006, Japan

The capital of Japan was not fixed during its protohistory. Capitales turned in the region, especially in Nara neighborhood and sometimes, Osaka under its old name of “Naniwa”. Here we have Naniwa Palace remains which is nowadays a park where people like to walk, to rest and to have good time. Of course, remains are explained and we can know more about Osaka and Japan History.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Osaka Castle Park, 1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

We arrive near the Huge stone at Kyobashiguchi entrance where we can know more about how Japanese castles were built.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Osaka Castle Park, 1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

Osaka Castle Park is around the castle and have many historical remains. After lunch, we head up to the park.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Osaka Castle Park, 1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

We arrive near the water pit. Here, we can know more about how Japanese castles were defended.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Miraiza Osaka-jo, 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

Miraiza is a building near Osaka Castle. Here, we can buy souvenirs, have some Japanese snacks or food and know more about this castle’s History.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Osaka Castle Park, 1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

We will visit the tomb of Toyotomi Hideyori, unlucky castle master who were defeated during the Osaka battle (1615). We can know more about Japanese History.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Osaka Castle, 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

Osaka Castle is a close replica of the original castle. Inside, it is a museum about samurais and the siege of Osaka (1614-1615).

Duration: 2 hours