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Osaka Walking Tour

Osaka Walking Tour

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.89
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$53.89
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Osaka Backstreet Night Tour

Osaka Backstreet Night Tour

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.42
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$85.42

Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience

Deep Osaka All-Inclusive Nighttime Foodie Cultural Experience

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Osaka Bike Tour to the Neighborhood of Osaka Castle

Osaka Bike Tour to the Neighborhood of Osaka Castle

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-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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.90
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$72.90
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Osaka Pub Crawl and Nightlife Tour

Osaka Pub Crawl and Nightlife Tour

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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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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.60
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$19.60

Osaka Local Foodie Walking Tour in Dotonbori and Shinsekai

Osaka Local Foodie Walking Tour in Dotonbori and Shinsekai

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-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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.06
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$94.06
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Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai

Retro Osaka Street Food Tour: Shinsekai

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.72
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$178.72
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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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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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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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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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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.66
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$105.66
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Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.71
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$92.71
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Osaka Kuromon Market & Dotombori Street Walking Food Tour

Osaka Kuromon Market & Dotombori Street Walking Food Tour

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.10
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$100.10
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Osaka Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Osaka Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, full-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 six-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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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.76
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$128.76
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Osaka Food Tour with Dinner

Osaka Food Tour with Dinner

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.43
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$76.43
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Evening Street Food Hopping Tour in Downtown Osaka

Evening Street Food Hopping Tour in Downtown Osaka

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Don’t leave visiting Osaka’s most enticing eateries to chance, guarantee culinary delights on this private 3-hour food tour of downtown Osaka. Alongside a gastronome guide, you’ll visit popular bars and food stalls to feast on Japanese classics including grilled seafood, meat skewers, savory pancakes, and Asian-style pizza. Wash it down with included beer, sake, and soft drinks, and absorb the vibrant atmosphere and bright lights of downtown Osaka. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$192.20
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$192.20
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Osaka Private Tour by Public Transportation

Osaka Private Tour by Public Transportation

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This is a Osaka private tour using by public transportation. The guide will pick you up at JR Osaka Station 1F Central ticket gate. The destinations of the tour includes Dotonbori,Osaka Castle,Kuromon Market and Tsutenkaku! For details of the tour, you can look at the what to expect section and inclusions excursions section of this web page.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.06
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$139.06
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Osaka Early Bird Tour

Osaka Early Bird Tour

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Exploring Osaka without the crowds during this tour for early risers. Departing from Namba Station, you join a guide for an early morning walking tour. Enjoy several main attractions, such as Dotonbori, Shinsekai, and Shitennoji—plus panoramic views from the top of Osaka Castle. This itinerary leaves you with a full day to make other plans.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.25
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$85.25
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Castle Visit and Izakaya Hopping in Osaka

Castle Visit and Izakaya Hopping in Osaka

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.17
Price varies by group size
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$160.17
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Osaka Lazy Bird Tour

Osaka Lazy Bird Tour

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Here we offer a luxurious tour in the afternoon that enables you to visit three of the most iconic tourist attractions in Osaka after spending a leisurely morning or getting rid of your jet-lag. Osaka has thrived as a capital of samurai lords and merchants through centuries and you can feel its history and culture when you visit here. We will get a commanding view of the city from the 8th floor balcony on top of Osaka castle, in the same way as samurai lords did when overlooking their fief. As Osaka is renowned for its unique food culture, it is known as ‘Japan’s Culinary Capital’. Through this tour, you will encounter plenty of delicious local food including Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki and lots more which originated in this hustle-bustle city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.59
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$68.59
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PRIVATE Deep Dive: Osaka Food Markets from Local to Luxurious!

PRIVATE Deep Dive: Osaka Food Markets from Local to Luxurious!

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Discover what makes Osaka a food city on this guided tour. Get a insider's perspective on local food culture missed by most visitors as your guide takes you to a department store marketplace, the famed Kuromon Ichiba Market, Korea Town, and a historic neighborhood. Along the way sample regional specialties and surprising delicacies.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.59
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$73.59
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Osaka Bar Hopping Night Walking Tour in Namba

Osaka Bar Hopping Night Walking Tour in Namba

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.82
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$105.82
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Nightlife Osaka Food Tour

Nightlife Osaka Food Tour

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$198.34
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$198.34
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Kickstart Your Trip To Osaka: Private & Personalized

Kickstart Your Trip To Osaka: Private & Personalized

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This is a great choice for first-time visitors to Osaka. Kickstart your trip by going on an action-packed tour with a local guide. It’s a great way to get your bearings and to learn about the local transport system without worrying about getting lost. As it’s a private tour, the itinerary is personalized based on your requirements. Your guide will be happy to answer questions and give top tips about where to find the best food. Learn about Osaka’s cultural practices, its culinary scene, and its most loved attractions.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$81.66
Price varies by group size
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$81.66
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Osaka Bike Tour with a Local Guide

Osaka Bike Tour with a Local Guide

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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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.20
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$41.20

Osaka Market Food Tour

Osaka Market Food Tour

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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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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.72
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$178.72
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