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Overview

Ura-Namba, back streets in Namba, has lots of great little shops, restaurants and bars but are still hidden from tourists. I will take you to those little streets and ask you choose 2-3 spots/restaurants to visit. You can also choose to start from Nipponbashi area (Osaka's sub-cultural mecca) or Doguyasuji (kitchen equipment street including potteries and knives) for shopping.

Highlights

  •   Ura Namba
  •   Doguyasuji
  •   Nipponbashi

Information

City Osaka
Depart From Osaka , Kyoto, Nara, Kobe
Meeting Point Visitor Information Center Namba (near Takashimaya/Nankai Namba station)
Ending Point Wherever in Namba
Departure 18:00 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 4h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 5
Booking
4h
When?

People

61.60 USD

total price up to 5

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour. 13.20 USD
Extra person (from 6th person to 8th). 8.80 USD

What to Expect

You can enjoy your own preferred way of digging into Namba by visiting places such as:
-Small local diners/bars that you can go hopping;
-Local sushi bar that serves sushi from the chef, on a belt;
-Doguyasuji street, a shopping arcade dedicated to providing cooking tools and equipment both for homes and professional chefs including Japanese knives, plastic foods, tacoyaki grills and more;
-Nipponbashi sub-culture area for gadget shopping at DenDen town, visiting a cat-cafe, maid-cafe, game and anime shops, etc.; and/or Karaoke bar/restaurant that you can enjoy food and singing in a private space.
I will make sure to maximize your precious and limited time in Namba without having communication and/or wandering problems, and even more, you will enjoy interacting with Osaka locals who are known as so much fun to chat/drink with!


What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee(to/from your hotel in Osaka area to/from Namba station. About a few hundred yen one way), dinner, entrance fee if any

Important

You can choose a few spots that can be covered within 4 hours.
The cost of food and drink is not included in your guide fee. (ex. glass of beer: 300-600 yen, takoyaki: 500-700 yen, etc.)
(Namba has a variety of restaurants/bars from high-end sushi bars to very reasonable stand-bars, so I will take you to certain places as per your budget and what kind of food you'd like to eat.)
Please note that most small restaurants/bars are not smoke-free especially during dinner/bar time in Japan.

Extras (optional)

Extra hour. 13.20 USD
Extra person (from 6th person to 8th). 8.80 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my children?

Yes, but you can't go into bars and please note that most restaurants are not smoke-free.

Frequently Asked Questions

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