Half day in Osaka with a local Dotonbori Road, a hilariously wild sense of humour and probably a food coma.
- Osaka, Japan
- 4 hours
- from $41.25 USD per person
- (14 reviews)
based on 8 adults
Multiple languages available
With so much to see in just eight hours, your local host will lead you by the senses, soaking you in the sights, smells, and tastes of Osaka. The famous canal network can give you a unique view of Dōtonbori, Osaka’s premier entertainment district before you visit hidden treasures like Osaka Central Wholesale Market, stocked full of fresh produce and tasty snacks, and Kouri, where street food and liquor come at wholesale prices. You could immerse yourself in Japanese history at the Tenmangu Shrine, then immerse yourself in Tenma’s tangle of tiny bars where you’ll be treated to an authentic taste of the city’s favorite dishes, from okonomiyaki pancakes to deep-fried kushikatsu!
Osaka is known for being the least conservative city in Japan, for its absolute obsession with food and its wicked sense of humor. You’ll have no trouble discovering that, and more, with your local insider to lead the way through the city. You could explore Minami, a buzzing hub in the heart of the city whose name means ‘south’ where you’ll find the Dōtonbori, the entertainment and pop culture district. Perhaps explore Tenma, a historic area on the banks of the O River that’s home to the Tenmangu Shrine and a lantern-lit maze of izakaya bars come nightfall, or take it all off in a super sento bathhouse in Kita, where you swap clothes for supreme comfort!
Spend eight hours with a host who will cater to your specific interests in Osaka.
See the city’s most iconic attractions, or visit its hidden secrets with a local.
Gain valuable insight from your local expert, and a new perspective on Osaka.
See authentic scenes that don’t appear in any guidebooks.
Taste the very best that the ‘Nation’s Kitchen’ has to offer on the street and in local eateries.
Let your host help you plan the rest of your stay in Osaka.
This experience will be personalized to you!
What’s not included
Your hotel/apartment or any other central location
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We had a great visit with Brice in Osaka...he was a wonderful tour guide through the city. He was very knowledgeable about the city...it’s history..and it’s culture. We wanted to see some tourist sites and some just normal neighborhoods and we got just that. We had a wonderful day!
I had a great tour of Osaka with my guide Aki. She was an amazing guide who showed me a ton of great places for my first day. She not only showed me how to use the metro and advised me on what card to get, but she also gave me recommendations for my stay. She was extremely flexible and during the entire day also wanted to know if I was interested in staying longer or seeing something different. Her English was great and a good guide overall. I highly recommend a tour with Aki.
Brice was an amazing guide. He was very conversational, open-minded and clearly making the effort to make me feel comfortable as the guest. He was also very knowledgeable about Osaka, giving me lots of anecdotal information that only a local would know, as well as historical context, without drowning me in information. He also followed up the tour with some other final suggestions of places I might like to check out by myself during my remaining time in Osaka. Highly recommend.
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