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Explore a local area in Osaka !

Tokie T.

4.92(13) reviews
Osaka
English, Japanese (Native)
2 hours 30 min
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 4 people

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.

Meeting Point

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.

Ending Point

JR Temma station

What to Expect

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.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee, some food and drink on the street such as tofu pudding, tea, croquette etc..

What‘s not included

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)

Important Information

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.



Only available on weekdays

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.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Charlie C.

Nov 8, 2022

Great Informative Tour with Local Insights

My spouse and I had a great time touring a market, shrine, and local streets with Tokie. She was so friendly and pointed out many things we would never have noticed or understood on our own. We stopped at interesting local places we would have passed by without her (ex. delicious croquette shop, local miso and plum shop, etc.). At the end of the tour we had a great cup of tea at a small teahouse where the friendly proprietor chatted with us (with Tokie translating). The whole tour was lovely! Our only regret was not booking a longer tour!

Tokie T.

Hi Charlie ! Thank you for joining my tour, and I'm so happy to see you enjoyed the tour. I also had a good time with you and the lady at the tea shop also enjoyed chatting with you. Hope you'll come back to Japan again and then I'll be happy to show you another hidden gem in Osaka and Japan :)

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Kristina P.

Jan 21, 2020

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.

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Ethan H.

Sep 3, 2019

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.

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Gavin B.

Oct 11, 2018

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.

Tokie T.

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 !

$88/ per group

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