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Osaka: Full-Day Private Guided Walking Tour

1. Osaka: Full-Day Private Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy an exciting full-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a guide and explore Japan's second-largest city. See the modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day meeting your guide at your hotel, and embark on your customized tour. See Osaka Castle, rebuilt after being destroyed in the sieges of the 17th century. Stroll through Kuromon Ichiba Market amid the booming voices of Osaka merchants. Snack on various local foods. Have lunch in the traditional working class Shinsekai area. Choose your must-see spots, create your own itinerary, and enjoy your own unique Osaka experience. Learn all about your favorite spots from your knowledgeable guide.

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Osaka: Guided Walking Tour around Osaka Castle

2. Osaka: Guided Walking Tour around Osaka Castle

Meet your guide at JR Osaka station and then take the train from there to Osaka Castle. First, you will visit the Osaka Museum of History. You'll see a replica of the great council hall of Naniwanomiya Palace and learn about the history of Osaka. Then, visit Nishinomaru Garden. This is a great spot to take some photos with Osaka Castle in the background. Next, you'll head to Otemon, the main gate of Osaka Castle where you'll marvel at the gigantic stones used to build the castle walls. In the main castle area, you will also visit Osaka Castle Tower, see the reconstructed golden traditional tea ceremony room, and admire the amazing view from the observatory. Don't miss the authentic Samurai uniforms that they used to wear into war. After your visit to the castle, have lunch at MIRAIZA OSAKA-JO, and then enjoy a cruise on the castle moat in an traditional boat to view the high stone walls and the gardens from a different perspective.

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Osaka: Modern and Antique Art Private Guided Walking Tour

3. Osaka: Modern and Antique Art Private Guided Walking Tour

Discover Osaka’s art scene on a private guided tour, perfect for museum lovers. Meet your guide at Fukushima station and head to the National Museum of Art Osaka, to see incredible modern art exhibits. Continue to Graf, a famous design studio and homeware shop. Next you’ll visit Nakanoshima Kosetsu Museum of Art, to browse their collection of swords, armor, Buddhism art, and Japanese tea ceremony tools. Pass the Osaka Prefectural Nakanoshima Library and Osaka City Central Public Hall, to admire their amazing architecture. Finish your tour at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, to see beautiful examples of this traditional art form.

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