Private Tour - This is The Best Walking Tour, All Must-sees in Osaka!

Osaka was Japan’s capital and it has a rich history.
When the Osaka castle was built in the late 16th century, the city had developed its transportation network, markets, and more.
Today, it is still the second-largest city after Tokyo and has different characteristics from other regions, especially food culture and comedy.
The magnificent castle, which has been chosen as one of the three most famous castles in Japan, allows you to experience the history of the city. You can also visit the market, known as the kitchen of Osaka, and enjoy excellent gourmet food such as fresh tuna sushi and Kobe beef steaks.
This is the best walking tour to stroll through all Osaka must-sees in 1day!
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Osaka, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Osaka was Japan’s capital and it has a rich history.
When the Osaka castle was built in the late 16th century, the city had developed its transportation network, markets, and more.
Today, it is still the second-largest city after Tokyo and has different characteristics from other regions, especially food culture and comedy.
The magnificent castle, which has been chosen as one of the three most famous castles in Japan, allows you to experience the history of the city. You can also visit the market, known as the kitchen of Osaka, and enjoy excellent gourmet food such as fresh tuna sushi and Kobe beef steaks.
This is the best walking tour to stroll through all Osaka must-sees in 1day!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Umeda Sky Building, 1-1-88 Oyodonaka Kitaku, Osaka 531-6023 Osaka Prefecture

Umeda Sky Building (Kuchu Teien Observatory): This building is one of the popular landmarks in Osaka with a unique shape. From the observatory heights of 173m, you can overlook the entire Osaka city.

Duration: 40 minutes

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

Osaka Castle: This magnificent castle has been selected as one of the three most famous castles in Japan. The castle is now used as a museum where you can learn about armor and kimonos from the time of its construction. The top floor of the tower is an observation deck where you can enjoy the view of the city of Osaka.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street, Chuo, Osaka 542-0085 Osaka Prefecture

Shinsaibashi: A major shopping district in Osaka where long-established department stores and international luxury stores are gathered.
This area is always busy, but a great area for people who love shopping.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 542-0071, Japan

Dotonbori Street: This is one of the most popular shopping streets in Osaka. The Dotonbori street is a great place to take a photo with the “Glico” sign, which is the symbol of Dotonbori. There are many other unique signs and advertisements in the area and plenty of photo opportunities. Let’s have a taste of local specialties such as Takoyaki and Kushikatsu for lunch.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hozenji Yokocho, 1, Namba, Chuo, Osaka 542-0076 Osaka Prefecture

Hozenji-Yokocho: This is a side street that exudes a serene atmosphere. The moss-covered Buddha statues and the maze-like narrow alleyways make this a hiding place that you won’t believe is so close to the downtown area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kuromon Market, 2-4-1, Nippombashi, Chuo, Osaka 542-0073 Osaka Prefecture

Kuromon Market: This market is very popular that attracts about 30,000 visitors a day. This market is known as “Osaka’s kitchen” where you can find fresh seafood, vegetables, and fruits from all over the Kansai region.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Nipponbashi Denden Town, Namba Nihon-bashi, Ebisu, Nippombashi, Chuo, Osaka 542-0071 Osaka Prefecture

Den-den Town: A town lined with specialty shops selling anime and video game goods. It is said to be the largest in western Japan after Akihabara. In this tour, you will visit a shop that specializes in figures and arcade games. Let’s enjoy the latest Japanese pop culture.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 1-11-18 Shitennoji, Tennoji-Ku, Osaka 543-0051 Osaka Prefecture

Shitennoji Temple: This temple has a history of 1,400 years. It was built after the arrival of Buddhism in Japan and is the oldest architectural style in Japan.
You can climb the five-story pagoda, which is quite a rare experience in Japan.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Shinsekai, 1 Ebisuhigashi, Naniwaku, Osaka 556-0002 Osaka Prefecture

Shinsekai (Downtown area): A popular downtown area lined with restaurants and theaters. The famous Tsutenkaku Tower, the symbol of Osaka, is the center of many unique buildings, making it a very photogenic spot.

Duration: 15 minutes