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First Time Osaka : Exciting Must See Spots

8 Hours
up to 5 people
Japanese ( Native ), English ( Business )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Traditional and modern buildings like Osaka Castle and Umeda sky building will grab your heart and soul and
Dotonbori area: various 3D signs and food shops will stimulate your eyes and gut.
Making food samples or tasting Takoyaki
is also available. The vibrant city Osaka is waiting for you.
Bye bye smart phone and let's enjoy Osaka smoothly without checking up how to go.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Mimmy.

  • 10:00 AM

    Osaka Castle,

    Landmark of Osaka in 16 th century
    Typical samurai castle

  • 12:00 PM


    ramen, udon,okonomiyaki, takoyaki etc

  • 13:00 PM

    Shitennouji Temple

    The first public Buddhist temple in Japan, originally built in 6 th century

  • 15:00 PM


    Tsutenkaku tower ; Landmark of Osaka in early 20th century and the atomosphere at that time.
    Skewered food is popular around here

  • 16:00 PM


    The most famous sightseeing spot in Osaka.
    Lots of 3D signs, food stalls, shops and huge crowd

  • 17:00 PM

    your hotel

    End the tour wherever you want

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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel in Osaka
Ending Point At your hotel in Osaka

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Osaka area, and big smile

What‘s not included

transportation fee and entrance fee
2800JPY ( one person for a whole day ,
but you need to buy a ticket for a guide,too. ex. 3,360JPY for a party of 5)

food and drink will cost around 2000JPY


Available time is from 9:00am to 6:00pm
You can have a tour of from 3 hours to 8 hours depending on where to go.
Reservation a week in advance is preferable.

admission fee , transportation fee
food, drink fee are NOT included
food and drink will be around 2000JPY

comfortable shoes and a bottle of water are needed as we walk a lot.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation fee?

we use the public transportation. One day subway ticket will cost 800 yen per person. (600 yen for Saturday)
If you go to the top of the sky building, one day sight seeing ticket 2800JPY is recommended
as it also include transportation fee.
Cash only

How much is the entrance fee?

600 yen for Osaka Castle, 200 yen for Shitennouji Temple, 1500 yen for sky building
When you use one day sight seeing ticket, these entrance fees are free.
If you go up to the top of Harukasu tower, you must pay 1500JPY for you and your guide
even if you have 2800 JPY ticket.

Cash only

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 3 )
5.0 (3) Reviews
Very Good
Jayne Jayne United Kingdom ( Family )
1 year ago

“ An energetic enjoyable half-day with Mimmy ”

Mimmy is a 5 star guide! So lovely and friendly. We visited Osaka on cruise ship and travelled by public transport with Mimmy who was waiting for us right near the port. We went to the castle and downtown and managed to do lots and travel quite a way in 3.30 hours. It made our visit very memorable because she was so easy to talk to. Mimmy's English is fantastic. Communication prior to meeting up was great. Thank you Mimmy.


Hi,Jayne, Thank you for giving me 5 stars.! Hope your leg musles don't ache from long walk and bring back only your good memories of Japan to your county^_^ Thanks a lot Okini Mimmy??

Helen Helen Canada ( Couple )
1 year ago

“ A day in Osaka with Mimmy ”

What an amazing tour guide, personality and knowledge . Mimmy was on time and very approachable ,warm smile and a fun personality. Thank you Mimmy, you made our day visit in Osaka a great memory. Will definitely recommend her.


Thank you for goood review. I wonder if you and your husband had sore foot as we had a long walk that day. I really enjoyed myself walking with you. Is it OK to put your photo without names on my sight?

ERVIN ERVIN United States ( Couple )
2 years ago

“ Energetic, Informative and Fun ”

Had a wonderful tour in Nara. Tomoe took us to all the famous sites one can possibly cover in one day, first on the train from Kyoto, then lots of walking, and finally taxis in Nara as necessary or when I needed to take a break (not to mention to save precious time). Tomoe gave us a wonderful overview of the local history, the Shinto traditions and other important cultural notes. She also patiently answered all our questions. In sum, Tomoe made us feel right at home while providing us a rich experience.


Dear Ervin and Mina Thank you for a good review. Thanks to your pushing yourselves, we were able to have a good time even there are some upslopes and stairs. You two are so sweet and kind, which warmed my heart though it was cold outside. I hope you did a good shopping in Tokyo and safe trip home. Arigato Mimmy(^o^)

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