Osaka Castle and the Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 5 hr

This walking tour takes you to the two loved spots by many Osaka citizen. Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine is the most visited shrine in Osaka. Each year more than 2.5 million people visit the shrine in the first three days of the year. There are many interesting spots in the premise which are good for good marriage, good business and for safe delivery of babies, etc., Osaka Castle is the symbol of Osaka and its citizen. The lord who built the castle originally is regarded as a hero of Osaka and as the person who unified Japan after about 100 years of war period in Japan in the 16th century. Your guide will tell you about the role Osaka has played in the past and now and culture and people of Osaka. We use public transportation between sites.

Itinerary Details


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Stop At: Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

The most visited Shinto shrine in Osaka with a beautiful and bright orange color arched bridge. Learn a little more about Japanese people and its religion. Immense yourself to a historical site and feel why Japanese people visit shrines for good marriage, happy life, good business, longevity etc., You can check yourself if your dream iwll come easily or not, too!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Osaka Castle Otemon Gate

This is the main entrance to the gate. It's a second generation gate, but was built more than 400 years ago. There are many good picture taking spots between here and the castle top.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Osaka Castle

Originally built in the late 16th Century when Japan was in turmoil, samurai fighting to unify Japan by force. Your guide will tell you legends and interesting stories behind the castle and people of then and now. Go up to the castle top and enjoy the grand view of the city, feeling like the lord of this castle.

Duration: 1 hour
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