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Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with OptionsDay Trips

Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options

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This guided tour helps you discover lots of Kyoto’s dispersed temples, shrines, and cultural attractions in one day. Save time researching and planning your trip, by having the itinerary organized for you. Travel in an air-conditioned coach for a hassle-free day. Highlights include Kiyomizu-Dera Temple, Fushimi Inari Shrine, Sagano Bamboo Forest, and Tenryuji Temple.
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  • 9 to 11 hours
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  • 9 to 11 hours
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Osaka Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Osaka Walking Tour

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Get a taste of local life in Osaka on a walking tour of Japan’s third largest city. Witness Osaka’s different faces, from bustling business center to historic cultural hub, as you follow your guide through the city’s vibrant neighborhoods. Stroll along the lively waterfront of the Dotonbori entertainment district; visit the landmark Hozenji temple; and ride the subway like a local. Get an insight into Japanese cuisine and sample local specialty Kushikatsu as you explore traditional Shinsekai.
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  • 3 hours
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Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed GuideDay Trips

Mt. Koya Full-Day Private Tour (Osaka departure) with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Our nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guides will help you efficiently enjoy a one-day tour of UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, Mt. Koya. Go on a full-day guided walking tour of Mt. Koya and learn about the modern and traditional aspects of one of the world’s most sacred mountains! If you are staying in Osaka but would like to take some time out to enjoy some sights outside the big city, then this tour of Mount Koya in Wakayama Prefecture is for you! Meet your guide at your hotel (in Osaka, Kyoto, Wakayama, or around the Kansai area), then head to Mount Koya. Your guide will customize your full-day tour in detail according to your interests. Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

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Street Osaka GoKart Tour with Funny Costume RentalCity Packages

Street Osaka GoKart Tour with Funny Costume Rental

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Discover Osaka’s highlights on this quirky Go Kart tour. Be photo-ready, as there are plenty of funny character costumes to choose from. It’s a hassle-free tour as Go Kart rental, costume rental, insurance, and fuel are included. See lots of Osaka’s top sites like Tsutenkaku Tower, and Kitashinchi area, and you won’t have to worry about losing your group, as it’s a small-group tour. A valid driving license and international license with Japanese translation is required.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Osaka Local Foodie Walking Tour in Dotonbori and ShinsekaiHalf-day Tours

Osaka Local Foodie Walking Tour in Dotonbori and Shinsekai

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-Feel the nostalgia of the past in Shinsekai with your palate with local foods such as Kushikatsu. This 3-hour food journey will start with visiting the Shinto shine in Shinsekai. You will see an old busy commercial district with the Tsutenkaku Tower as the symbol of this area. -Step in time as your guide takes you through a food alley from the past. You wouldn't believe how much you can explore in this narrow alley which is only 1.2m in width. -Stuff yourself like you mean it at Dotonbori, the "nation's kitchen" with local foods like okonomiyaki and takoyaki. Dotonbori has been the symbol of Osaka for a long time! Historically a merchant city and during the Edo period, it served as a center for the rice trade. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-Day Tour from OsakaDay Trips

Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-Day Tour from Osaka

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Discover the Peace Memorial City Hiroshima and visit the magnificent landmarks in a day! The tour start from Shin Osaka station by the Bullet train "Shinkansen". Travel on an air-conditioned coach in Hiroshima and get the chance to visit The Peace Memorial Park, The Atomic Bomb Dome and Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine. Also, visit the Peace Memorial Museum. Choose your departure city from Osaka or Kyoto. This tour is operated with English speaking tour assistant and Multilingual Audio Guide in the bus.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Namba Night Walking Tour in Osaka, JapanCity Packages

Namba Night Walking Tour in Osaka, Japan

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It can be tricky as an outsider to know the best places to visit in Osaka at night. This tour is your shortcut to finding great bars, and understanding the history of Osaka’s Namba district. Exploring the city with a guide means you won’t get lost, and you’ll learn local food and drink tips from your guide as well as top sightseeing spots. Highlights include visiting Dotonbori area, Sennichimae Doguyasuji Shopping Street, and Hozen-ji Temple.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Bus TourDay Trips

Kyoto and Nara 1 Day Bus Tour

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Sightsee through Kansai’s most scenic areas, seeing iconic landmarks in Nara and Kyoto in one day, without the hassle of changing trains or getting lost. With pickup times in either Osaka or Kyoto, board a convenient tour bus to visit the 1000 vermilion gates of Fushimi-Inari Shrine, scenic Nara Park, beautiful Arashiyama, and more.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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PRIVATE Half-Day Osaka 4-Hour Off-The-Beaten Track Walking TourHalf-day Tours

PRIVATE Half-Day Osaka 4-Hour Off-The-Beaten Track Walking Tour

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Experience the best of both worlds on this half-day Osaka walking tour, designed to reveal popular attractions and hidden gems. Tick off icons such as Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) and Tsuruhashi Market, and explore the Dotonbori district, famed for its Japanese snacks and neon signs. Plus, explore lesser-known neighborhoods such as Shin-Sekai—full of unique charms. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Kickstart your trip to Osaka: Private & PersonalizedHalf-day Tours

Kickstart your trip to Osaka: Private & Personalized

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This is a great choice for first-time visitors to Osaka. Kickstart your trip by going on an action-packed tour with a local guide. It’s a great way to get your bearings and to learn about the local transport system without worrying about getting lost. As it’s a private tour, the itinerary is personalized based on your requirements. Your guide will be happy to answer questions and give top tips about where to find the best food. Learn about Osaka’s cultural practices, its culinary scene, and its most loved attractions.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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12-Hour Sightseeing Trip from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and KobeDay Trips

12-Hour Sightseeing Trip from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe

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A guided sightseeing trip to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe makes it easy to see the highlights of each location, like the Kyoto Arashiyama, Nara Park, and Kobe Mosaic. Board a comfortable bus for this day trip from Osaka to make the most of a day away from the city. Opt for an upgrade to a buffet or set lunch and shabu-shabu dinner.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Mt Koya 1 Day Trip - Okunoin Temple & Danjo Garan Temples from OsakaDay Trips

Mt Koya 1 Day Trip - Okunoin Temple & Danjo Garan Temples from Osaka

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See two of Japan's most revered temples, Okunoin and Danjo Garan, on a full-day journey from Osaka. In ancient times, traveling to sacred Mt Koya could take several days on foot. Now you can see these UNESCO World Heritage sites on a day trip by rail, cable car and bus. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, learn about the famous center of Shingon Buddhism as you walk through Okunoin and Danjo Garan, along with surrounding pagodas, Buddha statues and monuments. Your tour includes lunch, transportation and entrance fees.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Private and personalized experience: see Osaka with a localDay Trips

Private and personalized experience: see Osaka with a local

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Spend the day with one of our hosts to discover the true nature of Osaka - head’s up, it’s got a wild sense of humor and is obsessed with food. Explorer (not tourist) is what we’re aiming for here, and in that spirit, you could explore neighborhoods like the fashionable Shinsaibashi or crazy Dotonbori and maybe you’ll discover hidden gems like the smaller shrines and historic streets. Grab a quick bite to eat and see why Osaka is known as the ‘Nation’s Kitchen’ before continuing your adventure through the neon streets of this enigmatic port city. 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'll 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
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed GuideHalf-day Tours

Osaka Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, half-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Japan's second-largest city while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel, then it's off to the races! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Official Street Go-Kart Tour - Osaka ShopBus Tours

Official Street Go-Kart Tour - Osaka Shop

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Get behind the wheel of a custom-made street go-kart dressed up in your favorite Japanese-inspired character on this tour. After a briefing on how to operate the karts, safely ride around the streets of Osaka with guides on a set course. The tour includes a drive to either the Osaka Castle or Nakanoshima, then through Namba, Nodahanshin Station, and Umeda in center of Osaka.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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  • 2 to 4 hours
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Osaka Private Tour by Public TransportationDay Trips

Osaka Private Tour by Public Transportation

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This is a Osaka private tour using by public transportation. The guide will pick you up at JR Osaka Station 1F Central ticket gate. The destinations of the tour includes Dotonbori,Osaka Castle,Kuromon Market and Tsutenkaku! For details of the tour, you can look at the what to expect section and inclusions excursions section of this web page.
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  • 6 hours
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/KyotoDay Trips

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto, Nara and Kobe from Osaka/Kyoto

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Spend a day exploring historic neighborhoods, visiting temples, and shopping on a full-day tour from Osaka to Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe. Explore the Arashiyama district, tour the Kinkaku-ji Temple and Nara Park, and take in the stores at Kobe MOSAIC. This tour includes Kinkaku-ji entrance fee, as well as pickup from Kyoto Station, Umeda, Nippombashi or Namba. Opt for a buffet or shabu shabu lunch and/or a Kobe steak or an all-you-can-eat shabu shabu dinner.
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  • 12 hours
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Osaka's Best and Brightest by Private VehicleDay Trips

Osaka's Best and Brightest by Private Vehicle

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This an ideal choice for travelers with limited time in Osaka. Save hours researching where to visit in Osaka, and instead have an action-packed itinerary created for you. Traveling between sites in a private vehicle means avoiding the crowds on public transport, and fitting more into your day. You also don't worry about getting lost. Highlights include Dotonbori, Osaka Castle, Shinsekai, Shitenoji, and Harukas. Your tour is enhanced with entertaining stories along the way, and useful tips from your guide.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Osaka Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed GuideDay Trips

Osaka Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, full-day walking tour of Osaka accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will help you explore Japan's second-largest city while introducing both modern and traditional sides of this colorful, dynamic metropolis. Start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel, then it's off to the races! Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from OsakaDay Trips

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto and Nara from Osaka

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Take a deep dive into traditional Japanese culture and history during this full-day trip to Kyoto and Nara from the center of Kyoto or Osaka. Enjoy the atmosphere of Kyoto’s Arashiyama district and admire the beautiful grounds of the Kinkaku-ji temple. Then head to Nara and see the wild deer of Nara Park. Multiple pickup points and lunch upgrade options are available.
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  • 9 hours
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Kyoto from Osaka: Immersive Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari by Private VehicleDay Trips

Kyoto from Osaka: Immersive Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari by Private Vehicle

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Explore the sights of Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari on this full-day, private minivan tour based out of Osaka. In Arashiyama, you'll visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tenryuji, known for its beautiful architecture, gorgeous classic gardens, and lovely vistas. Then it's on to the world famous bamboo grove. Picture time! Afterwards, we slip away to the quiet, rarefied environs of the Okochi Sanso estate for gardens, architecture, and a matcha tea break too. Much more to see and stroll about in Arashimaya before we head to the awe-inspiring, ever-popular Fushimi Inari, where thousands of red gates ("torii") snake up the mountain. We'll talk about the significance and sites as we make our way up the holy pathway, but it's a private tour, so we only go as high as you want! While not included, we are happy to suggest a lunch stop along the way. This tour can be customized, so do feel free to consult with us if you've something special in mind that we don't cover on the standard tour.
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  • 8 hours
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Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from OsakaDay Trips

Day Trip by Bus to Kyoto from Osaka

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Enrich yourself with the fascinating history of Kyoto’s numerous UNESCO-listed temples and shrines during this day trip from Osaka. Explore the seemingly endless ‘torii’ gates at Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, visit Kiyomizu-dera temple, and explore Kinkaku-ji temple. Customize your trip by adding on a deluxe or standard Japanese style lunch, and select from four pickup points.
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  • 8 hours
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Kyoto Photogenic Tour from Osaka/KyotoDay Trips

Kyoto Photogenic Tour from Osaka/Kyoto

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Kyoto Photogenic Tour is a unique tour for you to get to Kyoto's famous photo spots and take some pictures for unforgettable memories. This tour will take you to Kifune Shrine, Okazaki Shrine, Yasaka Shrine, Hokanji Temple, Bamboo Forest and Kimono Forest.
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  • 12 hours 20 minutes
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Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day private tour from Kyoto/OsakaDay Trips

Hiroshima & Miyajima 1-day private tour from Kyoto/Osaka

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It is private guide tour , Tour schedule can be arrange your favorite . Tour schedule : 7:30 Meet customer at Kyoto Station, (Shinkansen Central Gate ) 8:03 Nozomi 99 Kyoto Station → Hiroshima Station 7:30 Meet customer at Shin-Osaka Station (Shinkansen Central Gate) 8:18 Nozomi 99 ShinOsaka Station → Hiroshima Station 9:41 Arrival Hiroshima Station From Hiroshima Station to Miyajima Miyajima sightseeing Lunch (Free lunch time take lunch by customer Own) 13:00 Miyajima to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Peace Memorial Museum, Atomic Bomb Dome 17:00 Hiroshima Station (Customer can buy Bendo Box at here) 18:17 Nozomi 54 Hiroshima Station → Shin-Osaka / Kyoto Station 19:38 Arrived at Shin-Osaka Station End of tour 19:54 Arrived at Kyoto Station End of tour
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  • 12 hours
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