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Highlights

  •   1. Tsutenkaku Tower the popular landmark of Osaka with unique good-luck deity
  •   2. Shitennoji Temple the first state-established Buddhist temple in Japan with the oldest architecture and the Garden of Paradise
  •   3. Kuromon Ichiba Market , great and lively gourmet area nicknamed
  •   4. Osaka Castle, the magnificent symbol of Osaka
  •   5. Umeda Sky Building Floating Garden Observatory with 360° open panoramic view on top

Information

City Osaka
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point At you hotel or the final destination of the tour
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 8h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 5
Booking
8h
When?

People

228.80 USD

total price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

What to Expect

The tour includes five typical tourist destinations in Osaka city using a special pass costing 2300 yen/person allow you to use local transportation freely and enter 28 tourist attractions for free all day long.
We usually start with visiting "Tsutenkaku Tower" which is very famous landmark tower modeled after Eiffel Tower in Paris overlooking the city of Osaka from its top.
Then we visit the 1st state-established Buddhist temple "Shitennoji Temple" constructed by Prince Shotoku who greatly contributed to Japanese society and is still strongly worshiped by many believers today.
During lunch time we will visit "Kuromon-Ichiba Market", one of the largest and the liveliest markets in all of Japan where you can enjoy a numerous variety of very fresh and delicious seafood and local delicacy with reasonable prices.
In the afternoon we will visit huge "Osaka Castle",a symbol of Osaka,built by the great feudal nationwide-ruler Toyotomi Hideyoshi where you can enjoy the view from the top and appreciate many precious cultural properties.
The last visit is "Umeda Sky Building Floating Garden Observatory"a pair of unique skyscrapers connected on the top with 360°panoramic view while feeling like floating in the air.
My guide fee is 26000yen / 8hours (up to 5 persons)


What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Osaka city

What‘s not included

A special pass called "Osaka Amazing Pass 2015" costing 2300 yen/person (you & guide) and covering all transportation fee and entrance fee for our tour.
Additional option fees for wearing sumurai battle helmet with sword (300 yen /person) in Osaka Castle Tower.
Lunch,dinner for you and guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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Reviews

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Lynn
1 month ago , ( Family ) , From: Australia

“ Informative and enjoyable ”

Kenji did an excellent job of compiling a tour for my family taking into consideration what we particularly wished to see in the time available. We visited major cultural sites such as Fushimi Inari shrine and Kiyomizu-dera Temple as well as walking through interesting areas such as Gion, Niseki markets and Arashiyama Bamboo Forest. His choice of restaurant for our lunch was appreciated as it was housed in a traditional building, in an area we would never have found by ourselves and served delicious Japanese food. Kenji was very organised. He purchased our rail tickets before meeting us and provided us with a timeline to explain the historical periods of Kyoto. I would highly recommend Kenji if you are considering a tour of Kyoto.

Kenji:
Dear Lynn Thank you for your excellent review. I'm very glad that you and your family enjoyed my private tour in Kyoto. I could also enjoyed guiding you and your nice family. As you know Japan is a small nation but there are so many spots to visit and things to experience for each season especially in Kyoto. I hope you will be able to visit Japan again and enjoy more in near future. Thanks, Kenji

Genevieve Genevieve
2 months ago , ( Family ) , From: Philippines

“ Osaka Day tour with Kenji ”

Kenji was very patient with me from the planning stage to the day of the tour. He was flexible and easy to talk to. I highly recommend him for your future tours. Thank you Kenji :-)

Kenji:
Dear Genevieve Thank you for your compliment. I really enjoyed guiding you and your nice family. I'm also still enjoying tasty sweets given to me. I hope you will be able to revisit Japan some day. Thanks, Kenji

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Rebecca
5 months ago

Very nice and responsible.

Kenji:
Hi Rebecca Thank you for your great review. I really enjoyed guiding you and your nice family for three days. I was glad to see that you liked our culture and food. I hope you will be able to revisit Japan in future. thanks, Kenji

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Mary
7 months ago , From: Philippines

Kenji was very helpful and he came really prepared. He listened to all our requests for our customized tour and gave us quite a memorable day! :) He also assisted us in procuring Japanese souvenirs/collectibles that we really want to bring home. He even went beyond and gave us helpful information about some other places we want to see but cannot fit into our day anymore. We highly recommend Kenji to anyone who needs a guide in this area. :)

Kenji:
Dear Jingle Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm very happy to have been able to help you and your nice family enjoy at each destination. It was one of the most memorable thing for me that your two daughters both could be surprisingly selected from audience and experience sword fighting lesson at Kyoto Studio Park. As you know Japan has lots of sightseeing spots and attractions Please contact me any time if you have any other chance to visit Japan. Thanks, Kenji

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Leopoldo
7 months ago

Very good schedule. We covered several sites within one day. Traveling via bus and trains wad an interesting experience.

Kenji:
Dear Leopoldo, Thank you for your nice review. I'm very glad that you could enjoy my highlight tour. As Kyoto is so picturesque and fascinating city that I strongly recommend you to revisit if you have any chance. Best regards, Kenji

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