Downtown Osaka Walking and Local Food Tour

Activity 5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka Published on: 01-07-2016

08:50 AM - 01:00 PM
First-time visit
Joined
4 hour
Walking
5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Highlight of the city
Activity
Sight-seeing tickets and passes
Food & Drink
1.45 USD

Downtown Osaka Walking and Local Food Tour is good for

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Downtown Osaka Walking and Local Food Tour

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Why Downtown Osaka Walking and Local Food Tour is special ?

  • Explore the Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, famous for the large crowds that come to the shrine on New Year's Day for Hatsumode. 
  • Experience riding the tramcars that run through downtown Osaka. 
  • Also, enjoy Osaka's soul food, kushikatsu (deep-fried meat or vegetables on skewers)!!

What to explore at Downtown Osaka Walking and Local Food Tour?

08:50

Meet at Swissotel Nankai Osaka

Meeting location:

Swissotel Nankai Osaka 6F Bell Captain's Desk

Tel. 06-6646-1111

5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka

Directly connected with Nankai Electric Railway Namba Station

09:00

Departure: Swissotel Nankai Osaka  

Namba - Sumiyoshi Taisha  

Take the Nankai Line train from Namba Station to Sumiyoshi Taisha Station.

Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine  (60 min) 

A shrine with a long history, which still remains to be the center of religion to the people of Osaka.

Take the tramcar from Sumiyoshi Torii-mae Station to Ebisu-cho Station.  (20 min) 

Explore the nostalgic atmosphere of the town on a tramcar.

Enjoy kushikatsu at Shin-sekai  (50 min)

Enjoy Osaka's local food, kushikatsu, at the part of Osaka known as Shin-sekai.

Dobutsuen-mae - Namba  

13:00

Tour ends upon arrival at Namba Station.

Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour ends.

Addtional information

1. Planning Company: JTB Japan Travel Corp. 
Address: 2-3-11 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo? 
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1955)
2. As this is a walking tour, please wear shoes and clothing that are suitable for walking. (A distance of about 2 km will be covered on this tour.)
3. 9 sticks of kushikatsu will be served (including 3 sticks of beef, pork katsu, squid, lotus root, and eggplant).
4. Please understand that there is no vegetarian option available.
5. Choose from an English- or Chinese-speaking guide when booking the tour.
6. Public transportation will be used to move around on this tour. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
7. If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled. Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. If the tour is cancelled, customers will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.
8. Meeting location:
Swissotel Nankai Osaka 6F Bell Captain's Desk
Tel. 06-6646-1111
5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Directly connected with Nankai Electric Railway Namba Station

Inclusion

  • Guide fee, Transportation expenses included in the itinerary, Kushikatsu charges

Exclusion

  • Drink charges

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Duration
6.0 days
Estimated
146.26 USD
Total travel distance
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Number of places
18 places

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