Let's walk along Tenjinbashisuji, the longest shopping street in Japan.
We should definitely check out the local shops and markets only the locals know about, that tourists may otherwise overlook. You have a chance to get to chat with the locals and explore the unique flavors at some of these street vendors such as plums, tofu, tea etc.
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Subway Minami-Morimachi station
Walk along the longest shopping street.
Visit a plum shop to try Japanese traditional plum pickles and wine.
Visit Osaka Temmangu shrine, one of the biggest shrines in Osaka.
Try richest tofu pudding/ soymilk at a local tofu shop.
Explore a local market
Have a tea time at a tea shop.
JR Temma station
I'll show you the spots only the locals know about, that tourists may otherwise overlook, so that you'll have 100 times more fun than you walk along the street by yourselves.
You also might have some chance to get to chat with the local people on the street.
Guide fee, some food and drink on the street such as tofu pudding, tea, croquette etc..
Hotel pick up fee (the meeting point is at subway Minami morimachi station and extra fee will be charged if you need a hotel pick up service)
We walk about 2 hours, so join the tour with walking shoes.
Stores we visit are small most key owned by individual people and some might be closed due to their private reasons and there is no refund for those cases.
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.
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.
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 !
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.