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Bustling Osaka & Ancient Nara Full Day Private Tour

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In this tour we will visit must-see places in Osaka and Nara.

Nara used to be a capital of Japan in the 8th century. We'll visit Todaiji Temple, housing the gigantic Great Statue of Buddha, and Kasuga Grand Shrine. Let's go see nearby fancy Naramachi area, if time permitting.

Osaka Castle was built in the 16th century. Let's go up to the top of the castle tower. You will feel as if you were a shogun. We also visit bustling Dotombori Downtown Osaka.

Osaka Tour Guide - Shogo K.
Shogo K.
4.81 / 5
(31 reviews)
08:30 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Osaka

09:30 AM

Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle was initially built in the 16th century by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, one of the most powerful/popular feudal lords in Japan. From the top of the castle tower, you will be able to enjoy a magnificent view. I bet you will feel as if you were a lord.


11:30 AM

Nara Todaiji Temple

Todaiji Temple, a World Heritage Site in Nara, was built in the mid 8th century. Its main hall is regarded as one of the largest wooden buildings in the world, and houses the Great Statue of Buddha, the largest in Japan.

01:00 PM

Kasuga Grand Shrine

You will also walk about in Nara Park nearby, which still keeps the very Japanese quiet and elegant atmosphere. If you feed the wild deer in the park, you will make good friends with them. They are out for tasty deer-crackers all the time.:)


03:30 PM

Dotombori Downtown Osaka

Dotombori is a downtown of Osaka. As you may know Osaka has been regarded as a big food city in Japan. Let's stroll around Dotombori and near by Kuromon Market. I suggest you try Osaka's specialties like Tako-yaki or grilled octopus dumplings, Okonomi-yaki or Japanese style pancake, fresh sea food, and you name it.


05:30 PM

At your Hotel in Kyoto, Osaka or cruise port (Osaka/Kobe)

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Ending Point

At your hotel in Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe areas

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up

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What‘s not included

transportation fee (about 3,000 JPY per person, you and guide), entrance fee (1,800 JPY per person, you only), lunch (you only)

Tour Important Information

This tour is subject to change due to congestion especially in the tourist season.

We will walk for a couple of hours in this tour. So sneakers might be recommended.

Plus please take out insurance in preparation for an injury.

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I can also guide you in Hiroshima (Peace Memorial Park, Miyajima), 1-day tour. My transportation fees to/from Hiroshima cost about 20,000 JPY, return.

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Osaka Tour Reviews

A great day out in Kyoto!

We had a wonderful day with Shogo in Kyoto! The fact Shogo met us from the ship really took the stress out of the adventure and the tour around Kyoto was informative and fun. Shogo was a patient and kind guide with my family a d even showed us pictures of his family so we felt very welcome. Thank you Shogo !!

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Gigi B.

5 / 5
Mar 18, 2024

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Perfect introduction to Kyoto

Ahogo met us at our hotel promptly. Since our tour was utilizing public transportation he had travel cards ready for us to use, the cost to be settled at the end of the tour. He had the stops well planned by area in order to avoid too much crisis crossing around the city. Ahogo gave us very in-depth explanations of the correlation between Shinto and Buddhism, and showed deep knowledge of historical events. He is a soft spoken man with great passion for sharing information about his country. His command of English is perfect and was always eager to share his knowledge with us. We definitely recommend you book with Shogo.

Gigi B.

Dear Gigi, Thank you for the wonderful review. I'm so grateful to know that you enjoyed exploring inner reaches of Kyoto's historical sites. Because of your thoughtful cooperation and early blooming cherry blossoms coming out, I felt as if I were strolling in a beautiful paradise with good and old friends of mine.:) Many thanks to you, Gigi, your generous husband, and lovely friends.:) From "Henpecked"

Very knowledgeable guide

Shogo was an excellent guide. We enjoyed very much the itinerary prepared for us and the fact that he provided short documents for us to refer to for the trip. Very good! Thank you Shogo

Simona I.

Dear Simona, Thank you for the lovely review. I'm so grateful. Indeed it was a fun two-day tour in Osaka and Nara. It's always my great pleasure to do tours with such a cheerful and beautiful sisters, especially guiding with hand in hand among a herd of dear. Looked a bit envious of me? Again thank you for everything. Warmest regards, Shogo

$456/ per group

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