Private Osaka Highlights

From $140.00/person to $1,540.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and sturdy, enclosed footwear such as walking shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not suitable for any guest with walking difficulties. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Private Osaka Highlights

See the highlights of this amazing city at your own pace, with this 6-hour private tour.

Your English-speaking guide will take you to Osaka Castle, one of Japan's iconic landmarks. This 16th century castle is surrounded by moats and fortified stone walls and offers you stunning panoramic views of the city, as well as hundreds of cherry blossom trees in the gardens below. Be sure to bring your camera! Check out the historic displays and learn how the owner and his mother committed suicide, following the fall of the castle into enemy hands.

Keep your camera out as you make your way to the Umeda Sky Building, a twin 40-story skyscraper connected by a rooftop observatory. Head upstairs to the Floating Garden Observatory, for spectacular overviews of Osaka including Awaji Island and the Akashi -Kaikyo Bridge on a clear day. Spend some time in the Takimi Koji on the ground floor, where you will discover over 20 eateries in a food alley decorated in the nostalgic Showa period style.

Over at Dotonbori you will greeted by delicious smells emanating from dozens of gourmet food shops. Affectionately referred to as the Kitchen of Osaka, this bustling downtown area offers up Udon noodles, deep fried pork skewers and many more Japanese delicacies. If this is your first time in Osaka, keep an eye out for the colorful neon street signs and entertaining 3-dimensional signs found all around the area.

This private tour is a perfect introduction to the sights, sounds and history of Osaka, do not miss out and book now.

Please Note: The Entrance Fees (Osaka Castle, Sky Observatory) are approximately 20 US per person plus port fee, payable in person (not included in the price of your tour).