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Sip sake near the Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto during this afternoon tasting tour. You’ll learn about the different grades of sake, visit breweries and liquor stores, and discover why the area around the shrine is known for its production of high quality, sweet-tasting sake. More more than 30 types of sake are available for you to try, so you’ll be sure to leave the tour with a favorite in mind.
Andy, your half Japanese/half Australian tour guide, has extensive knowledge of the food, history and culture of the Osaka region after living in here for 12 years.
He will offer you a very unique pespective where you will discover 3 authentic, delicious restaurants on this tour…also food from a hidden, backstreet stall & markets, walking through arcades and plazas rarely visited or known by foreigners. We will dive into some very traditional eateries.
Also Andy strives to show you the real and deep Osaka giving you an understanding of the inner workings of this amazing area visiting some vintage, real, architecture so rich in history while interacting with the locals.
Enjoy a night out in Osaka without stressing over where to go with this nightlife tour of the city. With visits to at least three bars and one club included, the crawl showcases the city’s most happening venues and introduces you to like-minded travelers at the same time. Enjoy discounted drinks and free shots, and explore Osaka after dark with a group of up to 50 people, aged mostly between 21 and 38 years old. Drinkers must be at least 20 years old, and ID is required.
Kyoto is no exception to the growing popularity of craft beer in Japan, and in a quiet neighborhood in the city is a young small brewery, which have produced many varieties of high quality craft beers while winning many medals in an international stage in an astonishing short period of time. The tour visits this brewery to see their work on site before going to their retail store to drink their beer.
Discover two sides to Kyoto as you visit one of its most famous shrines, then learn about sake production and tasting, during this 3.5-hour excursion in Kyoto. Begin with a visit to Fushimi Inari Shrine, an iconic religious site with striking red torii (gates). Then visit Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum, to learn how the drink is made and try some samples. Finish with another tasting at a Kyoto sake store. This 3.5-hour visit includes a guide, train transport and all sake tastings and entrance fees.
Get a taste for the diverse world of Japanese sake, spanning both ancient traditions and modern innovations, during this 45-minute, small-group tour and tasting. Learn about more modern methods at the Matsui Shuzo sake brewery, and then sample a few brews of your own as your guide explains the flavor notes, ingredients, and nuances of your selection. This small-group experience, limited to just 10 participants, also includes a taxi to the brewery and all entrance fees.
When you visit countries that have different culture from your place, it's the fastest way to see and know the country you're visiting from communicating with the local people. Also if you could spend good time with the locals drinking beers, you will have the forgettable memories there. It's the only one.
However in Japan, not many people speak English and sometimes difficult to understand of the details. With this tour, a local English speaking guide show you around and translate for you.
Why not eat your way through Osaka with a beer in your hand? While trying out some delicious goodies and learning about the local culture, this small-group walking tour gives you the alternative view of the merchants' city - local nightlife and street eats.
Your local guide takes you through an old school arcade to kushikatsu / izakaya bars where the locals blow off steam after a long day of work. We also visit some of the famous markets as well as beautiful temples and shrines along the way.
Discover the heart of Japanese culture and street life away from the bright lights of Shinsaibashi. We will help you experience the soul of Osaka like a local!
Osaka is known as the ‘Food Capital of Japan’ where a distinctive eating and drinking culture has developed. There are plenty of Izakaya (Japanese taverns) in Kyobashi district with reasonable prices, and people in Osaka are really fond of chatting while eating and drinking. After visiting Osaka’s icon, Osaka castle, our local guide takes you to two carefully selected Izakaya where you can enjoy local food & beverage including sashimi, kushikatsu (skewered meat) and sake with local people.
現 地 A local guide to tourists who came to Japan for the first time and attractive sightseeing spots in Osaka
This is a night walking tour of Osaka for those who want to accompany the sightseeing.
At Hozenji Yokocho and Dotonbori, professional photographers will also take photos.
Get to know Kobe on a day-long walking tour, and discover its passion for street culture and sake. Led by a knowledgeable guide, the tour includes round-trip train transport between Osaka and Kobe, plus walks around the city’s historical quarters and waterside parks. Sit down for a buffet lunch of both Western and Japanese treats, and then the best part: sample sake at Kobe’s Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum.
Make your day about sake and sightseeing with this Kobe excursion from Kyoto. After a train ride to the port town, take a guided walk through Kobe’s Kitano quarters to see the historic ‘Ijinkan,’ or foreign mansions, that line the streets. Tuck into a buffet lunch, and then visit the waterside Meriken Park. Finish with a walk around Hakutsuru Sake Brewery to learn about the rice wine’s history, production and place in Japanese customs.
This tour starts at Temma station, just 1 minutes from Osaka station by JR Loop Line. Temma is a famous bar & restaurant area for Japanese locals and less touristic compare with Namba or Tennoji. So you'll be able to enjoy being a part of Japanese daily night life!!
During the tour you'll go to 2-3 bar & restaurant with our well-knowledged guide. You'll have different style foods like grilled yakitori, yakiniku, oden and drinks.
There are a lot of small local Izakaya on the street in Temma which local people love to drop by. We highly recommend to visit the best spot for bar hopping in Osaka.
【Why you should join our tour?】
1. You can enjoy real Japanese night life because Temma is less touristic.
2. You can enjoy with local people by our well-knowledged guide's help.
3. You can enjoy authentic Japanese food by our guide's recommendation.
This is exclusive unique night tour with a Geisha at night and going to bar.
Meeting with Geisha then walking tour with a her to the bar.
During the summer season, we can arrange to have drink at Kamo-river summer balcony.
You'll discover Japanese style bars in hidden alleys of Kyoto where usually only locals enjoy food and drinks. Expert guide will have a brief consulting before you start the program. Then, the guide will lead you to appropriate bars according to your taste.
Discover small streets flooded with small bars and shops like Japanese confectionery stand, small bars and local food-markets in Kawaramachi area, Kyoto.
For those who are interested, there are chances to try local food while walking. At the bar, guide is willing to help you to find out good paring of Sake and local-side-dishes.
There're several types of bars and each bar has unique home-made Kyoto-style food. We also offer opportunities to taste local Kyoto food which are not normally on tourist menu.
You also get a chance to visit a small shrine in a hidden area, you'll hear interesting history behind it. Walking around Kyoto alone is joyful, but we assure you'll see different sides of Kyoto.
A relaxed bike ride (12km) and introduction to many aspects of Japan's history and culture, led by a former Zen monk with MA degree in Japanese Studies. Avoid the tourist crowds and immerse yourself in culture and history. Optional trekking or e-bikes in different sizes. Before the start you will get a lunch in our restaurant. After a short drive we visit the Imperial Palace, residence of the Japanese Tenno until 1868. It continues to the Nishijin Kimono Center, where kimonos have been produced for centuries. You will see a kimono show there. In Daitokuji Zen Temple you get an insight into Buddhism. Finally, drive to Shimogamo Shinto Shrine, World Heritage Site and Kyoto's oldest shrine. For the 1500 Yen surcharge, you can optionally visit a sake brewery and sample 5 sake varieties. After the tour there is the possibility to have a Japanese dinner in our restaurant. Japanese guests welcome.
Visit a beautiful port city, Kobe with a private guide!
As it's a private tour, you can relax and see more sights compared with other group tours.
This tour covers most popular sites like Nunobiki ropeway and herb garden, Harbor land and Sake brewery.
You can't miss Kobe beef. We'll help to book the Kobe beef restaurant, if you'd like.
Tour guide will meet you at your accommodation and start the tour easily and go to Kobe by subway and train and explore the city by train and taxi efficiently.
Osaka is Japan's capital of food and on this tour, your bilingual guide will show you why. Explore local neighbourhoods, enjoy great food at three unique restaurants and discover why Osaka is known as the nation's kitchen. We will begin at our favorite yakitori joint in the alleys of Tennoji before strolling down the hill that gives Osaka its name and into the backstreets! Get an authentic taste of okonomiyaki at a proper old-school restaurant in Osaka's most notorious and unique neighborhood (Nishinari) before heading over to the bright lights of Shinsekai. Take in the unique atmosphere of the birthplace of kushikatsu while gorging on deep-fried skewers and learning about this quirky and fun part of town!