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Osaka Walking Tour

Osaka Walking Tour

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140
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$51.30
From
$51.30
Get a taste of local life in Osaka on a walking tour of Japan’s third largest city. Witness Osaka’s different faces, from bustling business center to historic cultural hub, as you follow your guide through the city’s vibrant neighborhoods. Stroll along the lively waterfront of the Dotonbori entertainment district; visit the landmark Hozenji temple; and ride the subway like a local. Get an insight into Japanese cuisine and sample local specialty Kushikatsu as you explore traditional Shinsekai.
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* A traveler said: "I really enjoyed this tour! Aki was super friendly and showed us some really fascinating sites in Osaka."


Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/Kyoto

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/Kyoto

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105
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$96.87
From
$96.87
Spend a day exploring historic neighborhoods, visiting temples, and shopping on a full-day tour from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe. Explore the Arashiyama district, tour the Kinkaku-ji Temple and Nara Park, and take in the stores at Kobe MOSAIC. This tour includes Kinkaku-ji entrance fee, as well as pickup from Kyoto Station, Umeda, Nippombashi or Namba. Opt for a buffet or shabu shabu lunch and/or a Kobe steak or an all-you-can-eat shabu shabu dinner.
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* A traveler said: "Tour guide was not specific enough some of us could not understand where to meet. What we saw was lovely and worth the money but we skipped Kobe and left tour at Osaka."


Airport Transfer from Osaka city to Kansai airport

Airport Transfer from Osaka city to Kansai airport

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7
  • 50 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.49
Price varies by group size
From
$99.49
Price varies by group size
In end your trip the easy way with this departure transfer by Private taxi type charter transfer. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Osaka city to  Kansai International Airport. And also your driver will choose the right way to go to the Kansai airport to make sure the customer will get to the airport on time. We will completely disinfect the vehicle and places a free hand sanitizer on all the seats. Your driver will keep an appropriate distance with you who will assist with luggage and guide you to your vehicle will give you a comfortable, safety, health ride.
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* A traveler said: "They were booked but they were able to accommodate us. the service waa great, driver was pleasant. We would do business with Viator again. Thank you."


Deep Backstreet Osaka Tours

Deep Backstreet Osaka Tours

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579
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.63
From
$60.63
Take a deep-dive into Japanese culture and experience Osaka like a local on this evening walking tour. Join your Japanese-Australian guide, Andy, to explore the city’s historic districts, including the former ghetto and the Red Light district. Learn about Osaka’s history, heritage, and local traditions; venture down the backstreets to visit quirky sites often missed by travelers; and sample traditional street foods. Upgrade to include a delicious dinner of typical ‘kushikatsu’ cuisine.
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* A traveler said: "Lucas was awesome and very knowledgeable. Took us to some great locations and explained everything well to us. Would do this tour again. Lucas is great!"


Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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6
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.28
Price varies by group size
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$93.28
Price varies by group size
Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Japan's second-largest city while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel, then it's off to the races! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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* A traveler said: "Mr. Suga was amazing prompt, knowledgeable and great English skills which allowed us to customize the experience. He also assisted in explaining the subway and bus system which gave us the mobility to truly enjoy the city. Highly Recommend this tour and guide!"


Eat, Drink, Cycle: Osaka Food and Bike Tour

Eat, Drink, Cycle: Osaka Food and Bike Tour

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58
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$91.48
From
$91.48
Bike tours and food crawls are two much-loved traveler favorites—here’s your chance to combine both. Hop your own set of wheels and follow a private guide on the trail of Osaka’s most delectable food specialties. Stop to take in classic attractions, including Japan’s oldest temple, as you cruise between multiple stops, from a locally-run sushi shop to a bustling market for a bite of grilled wagyu beef.
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* A traveler said: "I highly recommend this tour! Not only will you get to try different foods that the locals themselves actually eat apart from the typical ones that we tourists know like sushi, ramen, etc., you will also get to do some sightseeing as well. Ben was awesome- not only was he very knowledgeable and but also very accommodating!"


Osaka Backstreet Night Tour

Osaka Backstreet Night Tour

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369
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.32
From
$81.32
When visiting Osaka, it can be challenging to discover where the locals go to eat and drink. Join some Osaka residents for a night out, and come home feeling like you’ve made new friends. Your personable guides navigate a small group of eight or fewer to the izakayas and backstreet bars of Namba, Shinsaibashi, and Amemura, where you sample local food and drink throughout the evening.
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* A traveler said: "Meeting Rod was awesome. He was of not one of the most down to earth people I ever met in my life. He showed us around the coolest parts of osaka and met some of the coolest locals you would ever meet. From the local food to the feet drinks combined with Rod experience, you are guaranteed memories that will last for ages."


PRIVATE Half-Day Osaka 4-Hour Off-The-Beaten Track Walking Tour

PRIVATE Half-Day Osaka 4-Hour Off-The-Beaten Track Walking Tour

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27
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.00
Price varies by group size
From
$60.00
Price varies by group size
Experience the best of both worlds on this half-day Osaka walking tour, designed to reveal popular attractions and hidden gems. Tick off icons such as Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) and Tsuruhashi Market, and explore the Dotonbori district, famed for its Japanese snacks and neon signs. Plus, explore lesser-known neighborhoods such as Shin-Sekai—full of unique charms. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour.
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* A traveler said: "This was an awesome tour and I highly recommend this to anyone that is wanting to see Osaka! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and targeted what your interest were."


Osaka's Best and Brightest by Private Vehicle

Osaka's Best and Brightest by Private Vehicle

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27
  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$435.00
per group
From
$435.00
per group
This an ideal choice for travelers with limited time in Osaka. Save hours researching where to visit in Osaka, and instead have an action-packed itinerary created for you. Traveling between sites in a private vehicle means avoiding the crowds on public transport, and fitting more into your day. You also don't worry about getting lost. Highlights include Dotonbori, Osaka Castle, Shinsekai, Shitenoji, and Harukas. Your tour is enhanced with entertaining stories along the way, and useful tips from your guide.
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* A traveler said: "Great way to see Osaka. Kevin was great and the three of us had a great personal tour. Worth it to have the small group experience. Kevin is very knowledgeable and did a great job tailoring the tour to our needs."


Osaka Street Food Tour with a Local Foodie: Private & 100% Personalized

Osaka Street Food Tour with a Local Foodie: Private & 100% Personalized

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9
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$147.52
Price varies by group size
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$147.52
Price varies by group size
It can be overwhelming to figure out what to eat on your first time in Osaka. Let an English-speaking guide take you and your friends on this small group street food tour. Discover new foods and flavors, and let your guide personalize the tour to your tastes. Taste foods like oden, okonomiyaki, and takoyaki, and down a few beers if you'd like, at food stalls recommended by your guide.
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Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience

Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience

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137
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
Price varies by group size
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$109.00
Price varies by group size
Go off the beaten track—and avoid tourist traps—on this nighttime walking tour of Osaka. In a small group of no more than six people head for the foodie districts of Tenma and Kyobashi to sample local dishes, enjoy a few drinks, and get to know the locals.
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* A traveler said: "What a brilliant few hours with Levy. Spending time wandering off the beaten track and tasting delicious local food was a wonderful way to get to know Osaka better. Levy is full of knowledge and information. An excellent tour and an essential inclusion to any visit to this great city."


Castle Visit and Izakaya Hopping in Osaka

Castle Visit and Izakaya Hopping in Osaka

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1
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$152.47
Price varies by group size
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$152.47
Price varies by group size
Osaka is known as the ‘Food Capital of Japan’ where a distinctive eating and drinking culture has developed. There are plenty of Izakaya (Japanese taverns) in Kyobashi district with reasonable prices, and people in Osaka are really fond of chatting while eating and drinking. After visiting Osaka’s icon, Osaka castle, our local guide takes you to two carefully selected Izakaya where you can enjoy local food & beverage including sashimi, kushikatsu (skewered meat) and sake with local people. 
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* A traveler said: "This was one of our best tours on the trip, our personal guide Mitsue was very informative about Osaka Castle and a joy to converse with about the castle. The Izakaya's we were introduced was extremely local and enjoyable, we highly recommend this tour and guide."


Osaka Bar Hopping Night Walking Tour in Namba

Osaka Bar Hopping Night Walking Tour in Namba

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210
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.74
From
$100.74
If you want to party like they do in Osaka, this bar-hopping tour is perfect for you. Your local guide takes you to hidden bars that tourists often miss. If you don’t speak Japanese, don’t let language barriers get in your way. Your guide helps to explain the menus, and order for you. This is a fun tour for friends or couples, and makes a great start to a night out in Osaka.
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Nightlife Osaka Food Tour

Nightlife Osaka Food Tour

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103
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.34
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$198.34
Feast your senses on Osaka — widely acknowledged as Japan’s culinary capital — on a 3-hour food tour, ideal for first-time visitors and fans of Japanese cuisine. In a small group limited to no more than 10, you’ll immerse yourself in bright and bustling Dotonbori, the city’s nightlife hub, where you’ll sample specialties such as sushi and sake. Plus, learn to prepare your own takoyaki (octopus balls) under the guidance of a chef.
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Osaka Pub Crawl and Nightlife Tour

Osaka Pub Crawl and Nightlife Tour

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58
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.66
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$18.66
Enjoy a night out in Osaka without stressing over where to go with this nightlife tour of the city. With visits to at least three bars and one club included, the crawl showcases the city’s most happening venues and introduces you to like-minded travelers at the same time. Enjoy discounted drinks and free shots, and explore Osaka after dark with a group of up to 50 people, aged mostly between 21 and 38 years old. Drinkers must be at least 20 years old, and ID is required.
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* A traveler said: "If you’re looking to meet people from around the world in a night of energy and awesome nightlife, look no further."


Osaka Local Foodie Walking Tour in Dotonbori and Shinsekai

Osaka Local Foodie Walking Tour in Dotonbori and Shinsekai

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52
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.54
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$89.54
-Feel the nostalgia of the past in Shinsekai with your palate with local foods such as Kushikatsu. This 3-hour food journey will start with visiting the Shinto shine in Shinsekai. You will see an old busy commercial district with the Tsutenkaku Tower as the symbol of this area. -Step in time as your guide takes you through a food alley from the past. You wouldn't believe how much you can explore in this narrow alley which is only 1.2m in width. -Stuff yourself like you mean it at Dotonbori, the "nation's kitchen" with local foods like okonomiyaki and takoyaki. Dotonbori has been the symbol of Osaka for a long time! Historically a merchant city and during the Edo period, it served as a center for the rice trade. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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* A traveler said: "We had Hitomi as our Tour Guide and she was terrific. Very knowledgeable of the area and the food. We explored the Dotonbori and Shinsekai areas and ate at a couple of differ restaurants. We had Kushikatsu (lightly breaded and fried nibbles on a stick - I had Shitake mushroom, green peppers and a cheese one), Okonomiyaki (Pancake-like mixture with veggies, egg and choice of protein) which we cooked on a griddle in middle of table and lastly the Octopus balls.....with sake of course! Generous amounts of oishi food - highly recommend."


Osaka Food Tour with Dinner

Osaka Food Tour with Dinner

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42
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.75
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$72.75
Andy, your half Japanese/half Australian tour guide, has extensive knowledge of the food, history and culture of the Osaka region after living in here for 12 years. He will offer you a very unique pespective where you will discover 5 authentic, delicious eateries on this tour… food from a hidden restaurants, backstreet stall & markets whilst walking through arcades and plazas rarely visited or known by foreigners. We will dive into some very traditional Osakan eateries. Also Andy strives to show you the real and deep Osaka giving you an understanding of the inner workings of this amazing area visiting some vintage, real, architecture so rich in history while interacting with the locals.
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* A traveler said: "Great tour! Highly recommended. Tour guide Andy provided food experiences not possible without local knowledge and fluent Japanese. Fabulous food unique to the area. Lots of local history and cultural info as well. No need to stay in Osaka either. I travelled from Kyoto for the evening."


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

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

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30
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.58
Price varies by group size
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$100.58
Price varies by group size
Osaka, often referred to as the soul of Japan’s Kansai prefecture, is an integral stop on any tour of the Land of the Rising Sun. Experience Osaka’s neon-fronted nightlife, exceptional food, and buzzing markets on a sightseeing tour. Highlights include Kuromon Ichiba Market, famed for its gourmet hole-in-the-wall restaurants, Tsutenkaku Tower in Luna Park, and Dotonbori, a canal-side strip home to neon sigs and a giant mechanical crab. Japanese snacks, including octopus balls and skewered meat, are included on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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* A traveler said: "I was very lucky that it was just myself and the guide, Fumiko on this tour. Fumiko has an excellent English, very friendly and knowledgeable. She made the effort of finding out things for me like where to get Pokemon stuffs for my son :) Our tour started at Kuromon market and Fumiko introduced me to various wonderful arrays of food and snacks that I wouldn’t have tried if I were to go around on my own. We explored the touristy areas and little alleyways. One of my favourites was the visit to Hozenji temple. An evening visit to the temple with lanterns all lit up was very romantic. We then went to Shinsekai to try more delicious food. The neighbourhood has an old charm feeling to it and you can find a group of old men playing Go & Shogi. I had the most wonderful evening with Fumiko! Thank you! 😀"


Osaka Bike Tour to the Neighborhood of Osaka Castle

Osaka Bike Tour to the Neighborhood of Osaka Castle

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26
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.40
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$69.40
-Meet up at a bicycle rental office near Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome Station! Don't worry about getting lost to get to our meeting point. We're going to meet up at a bicycle rental office near the Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome Station. -Head towards the beautiful Osaka Castle, and cycle around its premises. Osaka Castle is located in the middle of a very large park known as Osaka Castle Park. It's approximately 105 hectares big!! -Tired from all the biking? Let's satisfy our hunger with a good old Takoyaki break We'll take a break to taste Osaka's soul food: takoyaki. After you've enjoyed indulging takoyaki, we will briefly go and have a look at Japan's longest shopping street, Tenjinbashisuji, which is 2.6km long and has more than 600 shops. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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* A traveler said: "Ken and Yuzu were down to earth and very knowledgeable tour guides. We had a blast biking around learning some history and enjoying some light snacks. I highly recommend this tour not only because it was fun but because the organization is helping to stabilize the homeless community by teaching them to fix bikes! If you are into fun while helping the community, this is the event for you!!"


Osaka Bike Tour with a Local Guide

Osaka Bike Tour with a Local Guide

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26
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.22
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$39.22
While exploring Osaka, take your sightseeing outdoors: by bicycle. This small-group tour introduces visitors to popular attractions as well as local hangouts such as Nakazaki-cho and America Town. Your guide selects the safest route with as little traffic as possible—difficult to do on your own. Enjoy plenty of stops including Osaka Castle, Nakanoshima Park, Umeda Sky Building, Nipponbashi Denden Town, and Shitennoji.
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Osaka Kuromon Market & Dotombori Street Walking Food Tour

Osaka Kuromon Market & Dotombori Street Walking Food Tour

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19
  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.10
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$100.10
The 200-year-old Kuromon Market is known throughout Japan for its wide selection of quality produce, meats, and prepared foods, but its bounty can be overwhelming for visitors. Take the stress out of navigating the market with this culinary walking tour, featuring plenty of food tastings, and explore other local landmarks in Osaka including the Japanese Comedy Theater and Ebisu Bridge. This small-group tour is limited to eight people for a more personalized experience.
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* A traveler said: "One of the best tours we have ever been on. The guides – Jonko & Tatsuya- were bright, informative and fun. The pace was a ramble through the packed food markets of Osaka with pit stops for a whole range of food and drink from sit down meals in a sushi restaurant to a tray of octopus balls at a food stall. There were six of us on the tour – a perfect size. I would heartily recommend the tour to anyone with an adventurous spirit for trying new food."


Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai

Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai

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17
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.72
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$178.72
Osaka’s Shinsekai district is a retro area known for being a place that locals love. Swap tourist hotspots for a tour that takes you to the real Osaka. Learn about the fascinating history of the area, and discover traditional dishes that date back to the 1900s. By touring the city with a guide, you avoid any language barriers when reading menus, and discover local secret spots that you wouldn’t find alone. The tour takes you to different shops to try local dishes.
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* A traveler said: "Eki and Hiro gave relaxed and enjoyable trip to old school Osaka. We visited places that had been serving up specialties for decades. Great insight into a seldom visited part of Osaka. Highly recommend."


Osaka - Kansai Soul Private Evening Tour Including Japanese snacks

Osaka - Kansai Soul Private Evening Tour Including Japanese snacks

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13
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$207.29
Price varies by group size
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$207.29
Price varies by group size
This fun evening tour will take you to the markets and nightlife districts of the underrated city of Osaka. See how locals live, work, and eat in an area well-known in Japan for its culinary variety.  You’ll see a part of the city that tourists normally miss out on with the help of a local English-speaking guide. As this is a private tour, you can go at your own pace and linger at places that interest you the most.
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Osaka Market Food Tour

Osaka Market Food Tour

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12
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.72
From
$178.72
Let your taste buds lead the way on a market tour of Kuromon. With plenty of samples of street food and beloved Japanese staples, you’ll learn fun facts about the country’s cuisine and culture as you go. Follow your guide around the market stalls and try Michelin-rated octopus, yakisoba, toro (tuna) sushi, and more. You’ll also hear the history of the vibrant Kuromon Market, which was founded some 200 years ago.
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