Osaka City Overview private tour


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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. Children need to be able to walk for 8 hours and be supervised by a parent

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)

visit Osaka's landmarks including Osaka Castle, Dotonbori and Floating Garden with a private guide

I will take you on a 8-hour tour of the landmarks of Osaka. This will help orient you and show you some of the unique places and sites of the city. You can enjoy both traditional and modern aspects of Osaka city.

First we go to Osaka Castle in the large, beautiful park with lots of flowers. Then move to the bayside area to see the Kaiyukan Aquarium, one of the largest aquarium in the world. After lunch at a local restaurant, we visit Dotonbori area with lots of shops and restaurants. The last spot is the Umeda Sky Building Observatory nicknamed "Floating Garden".

This tour is flexible depending on your request. Please let me know your request.


Osaka Catsle
lunch at Dotonbori area
Kaiyukan Aquarium
The Umeda Sky Building Observatory (Floating Garden)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or the nearest station to your hotel.

End location: I can end the tour where I met you if you wish. Or if you feel comfortable after 8 hours, I can leave you to explore on your own.

Duration: 8 hours


Mainly by subway and walking.
But if you like to take a taxi, it's OK.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal tour guide. It also includes my transportaion to and from the meeting place and during tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

4150 JPY/person - We will buy a helpful "Osaka Kaiyukan Tichet" for 2550 JPY, which is available for the Kaiyukan admission fee and transition except JR. Plus 600 JPY for Osaka Castle and 1,000 JPY for the Floating Garden.

What’s Extra

Other: Transportation cost: 2,550 JPY per person for Osaka Kaiyu Card including Osaka subway one-day card Kaiyukan Aquarium entrance fee

Entrance fees: 1,600 JPY per person for Osaka Castle and Umeda Sky Building Observatory

Meals and souvenirs

A Recent Review of this tour

Setsuko The Latern Queen - You made our journey to Osaka so fabulous and memorable. You shared the experience and your knowledge, kindness and support was fantastic. The time spent in your City was a memory for all of us because of YOU. Thank you for going beyond to make the time such an incredible experience. We hope to return and will definitely call you and recommend you to anyone. THANKS AND BIG HUGS
Lynn M.

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