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Osaka Shrine & Temple Tour & Sake Tasting

by Richard
(5) Reviews
4h $ 114 Price up to 6 people

Highlights

  • Ikutama Shrine
  • Shitennoji Temple
  • Imamiya Ebisu Shrine
  • 2 other smaller Shrines
  • Tsutenkakku Tower
  • Sake tasting and Japanese Food Tastings (2 stops)
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113.75 USD

Price up to 6 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extension per hour.
$ 13.65

Overview

I will meet you at the lobby of the Hilton Hotel Osaka at 2:00pm and we will head to 4 shrines and 1 huge Temple. I will teach you about protocols to enter Temples and Shrines, give you some amazing history and mythology and then its off to Osaka Tsutenkakku Tower for a view of the city, then to our Sake time and trying out Japanese food. 4 hours of fun!

What to Expect

Learning about Japanese history, culture and mythology, including information about Buddhism and Temples. Learn about Japanese Sake, manners, protocols and the fun nightlife in Japan. Alright!

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Richard Local Guide
(5) Reviews
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Highlights

  • Ikutama Shrine
  • Shitennoji Temple
  • Imamiya Ebisu Shrine
  • 2 other smaller Shrines
  • Tsutenkakku Tower
  • Sake tasting and Japanese Food Tastings (2 stops)

Important

If you do not see the tour you are looking for or want to add or subtract something, let me know what you want to do and where you want to go and I will ensure I put together an itinerary that fits your needs and blows your mind. Welcome!!!

Get ready to learn about Japanese culture, history and have a little fun and enjoy the Japan nightlife!

What‘s included
GUIDE FEE ONLY for four (04) hours UP TO EIGHT PEOPLE!!!!!.

TRAIN TRANSFER FEE ALSO INCLUDED!

What‘s not included
You will pay the entrance fees for the Temple, Sake and Food Tasting for both your group AND THE GUIDE. Expect to pay approx. ¥3,500 per person for yourself for Lunch, Sake Tasting, Snack Food, Transportation and Temple Fees. Your GROUP will share the costs for the GUIDE.
Meeting Point
Hilton Hotel Osaka
Ending Point
Ebisucho Station in Osaka (I will tell you how to get home or I can take you back to the Hotel)
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
14:00 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 6 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 5 )

Very Good
3 days ago |   by Gene

“ Entertaining guide. Willing to customise ”

Richard was very entertaining and also responsive to changes and customisation. His interests are varied and so makes for interesting conversations. A student of Buddhism, he has strong views about the topic. His passion for the preservation of Japanese culture is evident. My sons enjoy learning from him.

Excellent
2 weeks ago |   by Everlyn

“ Fun, knowledgeable guide ”

Excellent guide who knows yoshino. Friendly and knows the locals. Definitely recommended

Excellent
3 weeks ago |   by Amy

“ Oh what a night... Fabulous Sake Tour in Osaka ”

Our sake tour through Namba in Osaka was the highlight of our time in Japan. For my son and nephew in particular (both in their late 20's) - it was the first time they felt like they moved from being a "tourist" to truly being enmeshed in the local culture. Richard does a phenomenal job of bridging the divide, bringing you to tiny back alley Namba bars, educating you on sake, but most importantly, allowing you to gain access to the people (from the bar owners to the patrons) in a way that you wouldn't ever experience on your own - unless of course you were both fluent in Japanese and had lived in this area for many years. (Note, I've done plenty of local private tours in Japan over the years, and this is a unique experience to gain such access!) Given that this was a Saturday night in busy Dotonbori, to say the night was lively doesn't quite do it justice:) We ended the evening in a small karaoke bar where the night moved from simply magical to riotous. Thank you Richard for an unforgettable evening.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Eddie

“ All around Kyoto ”

Richard could not have been a more friendly, knowledgeable, customer oriented guide ,during my time with him. He is very punctual, and adaptable to the needs of his guests. See the real Kyoto with someone who can do the everyday tourist type itinerary to the behind the scenes of what Kyoto us really like. Highly recommend his services.

Excellent
1 month ago |   by DILLY

“ A our guide person in Japan Mr Richard ”

Good morning we had just been on celebrity cruises .I had organised my tour in Japan with triple light .we had American tour guide Richard what a fantastic knowledgeable person.we spend 2 days with him .he took such a good care of us he speaks Japanese . everyone just loved him in his traditional dress .he was so polite and respectful all the time.he listen to us what we want to do and even recommended the things which important to see.i tell you if we did not had Richard we would not HV seen Kyoto and cherry blossom so well.i feel if anyone visiting Japan should really do there tours with him .I would recommend Richard anytime to anyone.thank you Richard for making our trip so wonderful and memorable.you are such caring person .thank you Kershaw family

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