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[Basic course] Historical and Modern Osaka tour

6.5 Hours
up to 15 people
English ( Business ), Japanese ( Native ), Swedish ( Conversational )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Are you not sure what to do in Osaka for the first visit ??
Then how about trying this basic course, which you'll see both historical and modern sites of Osaka.
Also Osaka is famous for food culture and we'll explore a market where you'll see and try many kinds of food.
Bar hopping tour is also available as an option in the evening after the basic tour.


Feel free to personalize this offer with TOKIE.

  • Have 360 panorama view from the top of Sky building

  • Explore Osaka castle to Learn about samurai history

  • Walk through Kuromon market and try fresh food

  • Walk along Doguyasuji street to find cool Japanese kitchen tools

  • Visit Hozenji temple to see a moss Buddha statue

  • Walk along Dotombori to try takoyaki and some Street food

Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel (if in Osaka city)
Ending Point Dotombori (or any other point if the guide agree with your request).

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, hotel pick up (if in osaka city)

What‘s not included

Transportation fare (you and the guide),
Skybuidling - Osaka castle (160 yen)
Osaka castle - Kuromon market, Dotombori (230 yen)
entrance fee for the castle (600yen/adult) and sky building (1000yen for adult)


Basically my schedule will be shown for only next 2 weeks but if you have any request for further days, please feel free to ask me.

This is a walking tour and we walk a lot in the city, so please join the tour with walking shoes. Taxi and van hire is also available if requested in advance with extra charge.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from GoWithGuide.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 12 )
4.9 (12) Reviews
Very Good
Kristina Kristina Australia ( Family with kids )
1 year ago

“ Great tour of Kyoto ”

We had a great day with Tokie in Kyoto. We saw a number of the very interesting sights and areas and learnt about the history and culture of Kyoto. Tokie also took some awesome photos for us! Thank you Tokie.

Ethan Ethan United States
1 year ago

“ Flexible and Fun ”

Tokie was prompt, flexible and very knowledgeable helping make the most of a one day trip to Kyoto. Will definitely refer her and look forward to a tour in Osaka sometime.

Gavin Gavin Australia ( Friends )
2 years ago

“ Very friendly and adaptable ”

Because we were unsure of subway Tokie met us and helped us but tickets and at end of tour did the same again, even going with us because we had to change trains. She was very knowledgeable about the area and we met many local people. If we come back to Japan we would live to be guided by Tokie.


Hi Gavin ! Thank you for joining my tour and I'm happy that you liked my tour ! I'm looking forward to seeing you again in the future !

Karl Einar Karl Norway ( Friends )
2 years ago

“ Fantastic day in Osaka ”

Tokie was superb. She took us around her own neighborhood showing us a shrine and some local shops, including a stamp workshop were we made our own stamps. In the evening she took us barhopping and we tried out local drinks and foods. We definitely got to experience some of the local flavor that we probably wouldn't have found on our own. Tokie is easy to talk to, knowledgeable and an experienced guide. I highly recommend her.

Arjun Arjun India ( Couple )
2 years ago

“ 1 day Osaka city tour ”

Extremely friendly and informative guide... kept us excited and entertained throughout the day. Thouroughly enjoyed the experience ?


Hi Arjun ! Thank you for coming and Im happy you enjoyed my tour :) Come back to Osaka anytime :)

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