Day Tour

Downtown Osaka Walking and Local Food Tour

  • Meal
  • Half Day

per person USD 63

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 leading 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 and walk to Namba station.
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

2022: Jan.06-Dec.26, every Tue. & Fri. (Please note that there are exclusion dates.)


National Government Licensed English Guide Interpreter fee, Other transportation costs included in the tour, Fee for kushikatsu

Not include

Drink charges

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. If the tour is canceled, customers will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.


[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]

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 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 English Guide Interpreter.


[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Meals]

9 sticks of kushikatsu will be served (including 3 sticks of beef, pork katsu, squid, lotus root, eggplant, chicken tender, onion).

[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
01/06/2023 12/26/2023 Osaka $ 63 $ 61 $ 0
CCancellation rates will apply to the tour fare as below. If notice of cancellation is received on tour starting date, or in case of failure to show without notice 100% of the tour fare, 1 day prior to the starting date of the tour 40%, 7 to 2 days prior, 30%, 8 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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