Private Local Tour Guide Osaka: Kickstart your Trip, 100% Personalized

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

You’ll join one of our hosts as they help you to get comfortable in Osaka - we know it can be daunting when you don’t speak the language and you have no idea what those signs on the subway say! You’ll feel like you’re being welcomed into the city by a friend who can’t wait to show you their energetic city and find your feet. Depending on what you’d like from your time together, they could take you to see some famous attractions, explore the area where you’re staying and get recommendations, or just enjoy a walk and see where your feet take you! Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do

Itinerary Details

Operated by: City Unscripted

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Noda Castle Ruin

You host will help you familiarize yourself with the best ways to navigate Osaka and how to use its transport systems - maybe on the way to the Central Fish Market if you’d like IMPORTANT: As this is a private and personalised experience, the places you visit may differ from those listed and these will be chosen by your host based on your interests and preferences

Pass By: Osaka Castle

See a few famous attractions like Osaka Castle and benefit from local knowledge and insights

Pass By: Shinsekai

Wander the quirky streets of Shinsekai and scout out some sushi or ramen - Osakans are obsessed with food, and your host will share plenty of restaurant tips with you!

Pass By: Dotombori District

Visit the popular dining district of Dȯntonbori and ask any questions you have about exploring Osaka, its cultural practices or where to eat

Pass By: Shinsaibashi-suji Shopping Street

Do some shopping in Shinsaibashi and begin your travels with an authentic take on Osaka through an inspiring, local lens

Pass By: Namba

If you are still unfamiliar with the city, you’ll get to grips an area of central Osaka; more specifically, the canalside neighborhoods of Namba (on the southern bank of Dōtonbori Canal).

Pass By: Chuo

This is the area on the northern bank of Dōtonbori Canal. It is also the city’s shopping district where huge department stores overshadow quirky subculture stores dedicated to manga.

Pass By: Nakanoshima Beach

Ditch the subway and use the waterways to travel around Nakanoshima

Pass By: Yodoyabashi Odona

Your host will show you around the area and recommend things to do on your own after the experience, if you wish. Do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have!

Pass By: Hozenji Yokocho

Ask your local insider any questions you have, perhaps over a beer in a tiny izakaya bar in Hozenji Yokocho, a historic alleyway that’s right next to the bright lights of Dōtonbori Street but feels like stepping back in time.
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