Osaka Half Day Tour - Shopping, Dining, and Panoramic Views

by Luke - TripleLights travel specialist

We introduce the most popular itineraries amongst our customers who choose tours on Triplelights. We hope it helps you to plan your perfect itinerary during your trip to Japan. In our eighth post of the series, we focus on the best half day tour of Osaka.

 

In this five hour long itinerary, you can experience the best view in Osaka, take a stroll through a huge complex within Osaka Station, and explore some of the best shops, department stores, and food plazas that are available in the city.

 

1. Umeda Sky Building

An incredible 360-degree panaromic viewpoint atop one of the best buildings in the world. At the Umeda Sky Building, you can see an unbroken view of Osaka both day and night, and experience the thrills of an open-air outdoor viewing platform which boasts some of the best views of the city.

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2. Grand Front Osaka

Osaka Half Day Tour - Shopping, Dining, and Panoramic Views

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Shopping, fine dining, a concert hall, and some of the best fashion stores in Osaka can be found at Grand Front. Many unique shops have opened in this huge mall which specializes in local cuisine and gifts specific to the Kansai region. Divided into three sections depicting lifestyle changes, you can fulfil all of your shopping needs here.

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3. Osaka Station City

Osaka Half Day Tour - Shopping, Dining, and Panoramic Views

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Learn all about the history of Osaka Station, explore the eight station plazas, and cross the bridge that connects Time and Space. Not only can you admire the impressive architecture of this former freight depot, but you can fully experience the present day commercial district of Osaka Station City, which has transformed into the huge shopping area that it is today.

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Need help planning your trip to Osaka ?

If you are interested to know more and save your time during your trip to Osaka, You can send a message to our local guides to get a customized itinerary and quotation for an unforgettable experience.

In the TripleLights website you can find the best professional guides all over Japan to help you plan your trip. Check our local guides for Osaka


28 Dec 2015

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This Transport Service is great! We are a big group with Children and this Transport service is great for Families like ours. The Drivers speaks a little bit of Filipino and is very much accommodating. Thank You!
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Moe provided us delightful company and guide service during our second visit to Osaka, sharing with us her insights about the city that we did not gain during our first visit traveling on our own 8 years ago. That included her perspectives on Japanese demographics and culture as a local. She showed us to one of her favorite restaurants for a delicious lunch and tipped us off to her favorite sushi ...
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We spent a great day in Osaka guided by Kaori. She was really flexible with the agenda and put together a tour of Osaka that accommodate the needs of our family. Kaori's English is excellent and you can certainly tell she lived outside of Japan and acquired excellent language skills. She was great with our two boys and provided them with a wonderful experience. I would highly recommend Kaori a...
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