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Discover Osaka's Vibrant Heart: Hidden Gems & Iconic Spots Tour!

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Join us for an exciting 6.5-hour private tour of Osaka, where you’ll uncover the city’s rich history, modern marvels, and hidden treasures. Perfect for small groups and families eager to experience the authentic charm of Osaka with a personalized touch.

Osaka Tour Guide - Kazuyoshi M.
Kazuyoshi M.
5.00 / 5
(7 reviews)
11:00 AM

Meeting Point

Meet at Umeda or Shinsaibashi

- Start your journey at a convenient meeting point in either Umeda or Shinsaibashi. Your friendly guide will welcome you and set the stage for a day full of exploration and fun.

11:30 AM

Explore Osaka Castle

Dive into Osaka’s past with a visit to the historic Osaka Castle. Built in 1583, this iconic structure boasts impressive stone walls and a panoramic view of the city from its top floor. Explore the grounds and the Nishinomaru Garden, especially beautiful during cherry blossom season. (Admission: 600 yen per person)

01:00 AM

Lunch in Shinsaibashi

Enjoy a delightful lunch at a recommended local restaurant in Shinsaibashi. Savor Osaka’s famous dishes like takoyaki and kushikatsu, and recharge for the afternoon’s adventures.

02:00 PM

Shop and Stroll in Shinsaibashi and Dotonbori

Wander through Shinsaibashi’s long shopping arcade and the bustling streets of Dotonbori. This area is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, neon lights, and delicious street food. Capture memories with the famous Glico Running Man and explore a variety of trendy shops and local crafts.

03:30 PM

Visit Shitennoji Temple

Discover Shitennoji, one of Japan’s oldest temples, founded in 593. The temple grounds feature serene gardens, a five-story pagoda, and a bustling monthly market. Experience the peaceful ambiance and learn about the temple’s rich history. (Admission: 500 yen per person)

04:30 PM

Ascend Tsutenkaku Tower

End your tour with a visit to the iconic Tsutenkaku Tower in the Shinsekai district. Originally built in 1912, the tower offers stunning panoramic views of Osaka. Enjoy the nostalgic charm of Shinsekai with its retro shops, eateries, and game arcades. The vibrant street food scene here is a perfect way to conclude your day.

Ending Point

Tsutenkaku or Your Hotel

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What‘s included

Expert English-speaking guide

Personalized tour itinerary and private attention

Photos and Video

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What‘s not included

Admission fees to attractions

Meals and beverages

Transportation costs

Tour Important Information

Food Allergies: Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies.

Dress Comfortably: This tour involves walking and train travel. Wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather.

Cancellation Policy: Free cancellation up to 8 days prior. 50% refund for cancellations 3-7 days prior. No refund within 2 days of the tour.

I can tailor this tour to match your interests and preferences. Contact me to create a unique Osaka experience just for you!

Cancellation Policy

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    50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
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Osaka Tour Reviews

A lot of fun!

Kazu was very accommodating and patient as I amended plans several times due to changes with travel plans. He was quick to adapt and keen to ensure that the tour was tailored to my specific interest. As a solo traveler it is important that you can get along with your guide as it is just you and them- and Kazu made sure to put me at ease and that I had a fun and interesting time!

Tawana T.

Dear Tawana, Thank you very much for your kind words and wonderful review! It was my pleasure to accommodate your changing plans and tailor the tour to your specific interests. I'm delighted to hear that you had a fun and interesting time on the tour. Sharing the local Osaka experience with you brought me great joy and fulfillment as a guide. I thoroughly enjoyed introducing you to the unique rules of eating kushikatsu and exploring the fascinating subculture of Osaka's gachapon (capsule toy) machines. These moments truly made the tour special, and I am glad they added to your experience. Additionally, I had a fantastic time sharing the Kansai dialect written on your sunglasses and guiding you through selecting souvenirs, showcasing the rich culture of Osaka. Your enjoyment of these aspects is what makes my job so rewarding. Thank you again for choosing my tour. I look forward to the opportunity to guide you on another adventure in Japan! Warm regards, Kazu

D

Darren F.

5 / 5
Jun 22, 2024

The best trip to Kyoto

Kyoto
8 hours

Customized

Kazu is a terrific guide

Kazu was a terrific guide for our excursion on June 18. He allowed us (7 adults) to customize our tour for whatever we wanted to do that day. He arrived promptly at our hotel at 8:30 am. Our first stop was the Fushimi Inari Shrine. Next we went to the Arashiyama area to see the bamboo forest. After a stroll through the forest, we stopped for lunch at a local ramen restaurant which was delicious. From there, we proceeded across the Togetsukyo Bridge to the Monkey park. The Monkey park was so fun!! Keep in mind, the hike up the hill is a bit more than I anticipated, it took us more than the 20 minutes suggested (for the hike) so allow yourself plenty of time to do this activity. From the monkey park we took a taxi to the Golden Pavillion. Great photo opps at this beautiful temple. Kazu was so friendly with all of us, especially our kids (not really kids, aged 18,21,24) but they talked anime and Pokemon a lot. Kazu also carried a camera and took photos of us all day. He also bought us some mochi candy from a street stand. Please do not hesitate to hire Kazu as your guide!

Darren F.

Dear Darren, Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to share your experience. It was truly a pleasure guiding you and your group through Kyoto. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed the customized tour and that our stops at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Arashiyama, and the Golden Pavilion were memorable for you. I'm glad the ramen lunch and the visit to the Monkey Park added to your enjoyment, despite the unexpected hike duration. It's wonderful to know that our discussions about anime and Pokemon were enjoyable for your family, and I'm happy that the photos and mochi candy were appreciated. The hike to the Monkey Park was indeed challenging, but hiking with all of you made it a very enjoyable and memorable experience for me. Your recommendation means a lot to me, and I hope to have the opportunity to guide you again in the future. See you guys in US or Japan. Warm regards, Kazu

F

Fredrik F.

5 / 5
Jun 17, 2024

Kyoto & Osaka day

Kyoto
7 hours

Customized

Best guide

Visiting Kyoto with Kazu felt like exploring the city with a good friend. His English is good, and he was super flexible with the program for the day. Thumb up from us!

Fredrik F.

Dear Fredrik, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. I am truly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time exploring Kyoto with me and that it helped you develop a deeper love for Japan. It was an honor to share the hidden gems, rich culture, and history of Kyoto with you. I'm pleased to know that the flexibility of the tour met your expectations and that my English skills were helpful in making your experience more enjoyable. I take great pride in knowing that you have come to love Japan even more, and I am grateful that I could provide you with such a unique and memorable experience. Your positive feedback is incredibly encouraging to me. I look forward to continuing to share the beauty of Japan with many others and hope to have the opportunity to guide you again in the future. Thank you once again for your kind words and for choosing to explore Kyoto with me. Best regards, Kazu

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