Day Tour

Downtown Osaka Walking and Local Food Tour

  • Meal
  • Half Day

per person USD 80

Tour around an area brimming with the atmosphere of an older downtown area while riding Osaka's only street tram! In the Shinsekai neighborhood, where you can see Tsutenkaku Tower - the symbol of Osaka - looming in the distance, enjoy the lively and energetic atmosphere brought about by flashy signs and high-spirited barkers. Enjoy Osaka's soul food, kushikatsu (deep-fried meat or vegetables on skewers)! The tour will also visit Sumiyoshi Taisha Grand Shrine, famous for the large crowds that come to Osaka's only shrine on New Year's Day for Hatsumode.

Day 1:

08:50 a.m.

Meet in front of 6F Bell Captain's Desk at Swissotel Nankai Osaka
Depart from Swissotel Nankai Osaka
Namba - Sumiyoshi Taisha
 Take the Nankai Line train from Namba Station to Sumiyoshi Taisha Station. 
(60 min)
Sumiyoshi Taisha
 A shrine with a long history, which still remains to be the center of religion to the people of Osaka. 
(20 min)
Take the tramcar from Sumiyoshi Torii-mae Station to Ebisu-cho Station.
 Explore the nostalgic atmosphere of the town on a tramcar. 
(50 min)
Kushikatsu at Shinsekai
 9 sticks of kushikatsu will be served (including 3 sticks of beef, pork katsu, squid, lotus root, and eggplant). 
Dobutsuen-mae - Namba
Arrive at Namba Station, Tour Ends
 Please head to your next destination on your own after the tour. 


Departure Date

2020: Jan.10-Dec.28, every Mon. & Fri.


Lunch included.


This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter (English- or Chinese-speaking).

Minimum Participants Required

2 persons

Pick up and Drop off

Not available


[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.


[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
If the minimum number of participants (2) is not met by 4 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be canceled. Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. If the tour is canceled, customers will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.


[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
Choose from an English- or Chinese-speaking guide when booking the tour.
Public transportation will be used to move around on this tour. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.


[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Meeting Location/Time:
Swissotel Nankai Osaka 6F Bell Captain's Desk / 8:50
5-1-60 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka
Directly connected with Nankai Electric Railway Namba Station
Tel: 06-6646-1111


[Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor]
This tour is accompanied by a National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter (English- or Chinese-speaking).


[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]
9 sticks of kushikatsu will be served (including 3 sticks of beef, pork katsu, squid, lotus root, and eggplant).
[Vegetarian Option] For customers that cannot eat meat or seafood, please make a request on the day. These will be changed to vegetable kushikatsu.
Egg and dairy items cannot be removed from the menu.


[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
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.)

Please contact JTB Reservation Center for the pickup service to assembly place.
JTB Reservation Center : Tel 1(800) 223-6104, email

Date & Price Tour Start Tour End Departure Adult Child Single Supplement
01/10/2020 12/28/2020 Osaka $ 80 $ 77 $ 0
Cancellation rates will apply to the tour fare. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice、100% of the tour fare. days or more days prior, no charge Cancellation period is based on United State PST time.. Notice must be received during JTB USA office hours. Mon. - Fri., 9:00AM-5:30PM PST Except National Holidays.

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