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Osaka: Guided Walking Tour around Osaka Castle

Osaka: Guided Walking Tour around Osaka Castle

From US$ 106.38 per person

Learn the history of Osaka and the Osaka Castle on this guided walking tour. Discover little-known historical spots around the castle and take a ride on a traditional boat to see the castle from a whole new angle.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the ancient history of Osaka
  • Explore the beautiful Nishinomaru Gardens
  • Learn about traditional Japanese culture
  • Cruise the castle moat on a traditional boat
  • Admire amazing views of Osaka Castle from the tenth floor of Osaka Museum
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Private walking tour
  • Entrance fees (JPY 3000/person)
  • Transit costs
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

In front of the ticket office near the central gate of Osaka Station, JR Line.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash

Know before you go

  • If any of the scheduled sites are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternative location.
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Product ID: 395092