Smal Group or Private Kansai Soul Tour in Osaka including Japanese Snacks

Often missed on many Japan itineraries, Osaka is more than just a city of commerce: it is the Kansai region’s vibrant and eclectic heart and soul. This tour takes you by buzzing markets, through a lantern-lit labyrinth, and into the districts famed throughout Japan for their culinary variety and unforgettable atmosphere.
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Osaka, Japan
* Trip Category: Tours & Sightseeing >> City Tours




Often missed on many Japan itineraries, Osaka is more than just a city of commerce: it is the Kansai region’s vibrant and eclectic heart and soul. This tour takes you by buzzing markets, through a lantern-lit labyrinth, and into the districts famed throughout Japan for their culinary variety and unforgettable atmosphere.

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

A lively 580m long market street in the heart of Osaka city which is renowned for its fresh food products. Visitors can enjoy snacking on a delicious variety of fresh foods while strolling through the market.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Denden Town once flourished as a mecca for electrical goods. It is now a place for sub cultures galore such as anime, games and comics. Visiting a figure shop will give visitors some insights of the subculture.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street, 5-19 Nambasennichimae, Chuo, Osaka 542-0075 Osaka Prefecture

You can find anything in kitchenware and restaurant supplies from chopsticks to knives for professional in this 150 metre long shopping arcade. A great place for finding souvenirs to take home.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Built to imitate Coney Island in New York City in the early 20th century, it was once a popular amusement spot for locals but was neglected until about 10 years ago. The district is now popular with tourists for its nostalgic atmosphere and for kushikatsu, one of the specialty street foods in Osaka.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hōzenji Temple, 1-chōme-2-16 Nanba, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 542-0076, Japan

Tucked away from the busy streets, the Hozenji temple is a quaint little temple with lush green moss completely covering the Myoo statue. Visitors can enjoy a tranquil moment in the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dotonbori is the heart of Osaka city and renowned for its glittering neon signs. Strolling on the board walk along the Dotonbori River is popular with many tourists. It is filled with the energy and spirit of Osaka.

Duration: 20 minutes