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Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) Tours and Activities

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Among the most famous castles in Japan, Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) dates back to the 16th century, when it played a major role in unifying the nation. Today the reconstructed castle houses a museum filled with artifacts from the history of Japan and from the castle’s creator, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The main tower provides a nice view over urban Osaka.

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Osaka Bike Tour with a Local Guide

Osaka Bike Tour with a Local Guide

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While exploring Osaka, take your sightseeing outdoors: by bicycle. This small-group tour introduces visitors to popular attractions as well as local hangouts such as Nakazaki-cho and America Town. Your guide selects the safest route with as little traffic as possible—difficult to do on your own. Enjoy plenty of stops including Osaka Castle, Nakanoshima Park, Umeda Sky Building, Nipponbashi Denden Town, and Shitennoji.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$39.38
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US$39.38

Street Go-Kart Group Tour in Osaka

Street Go-Kart Group Tour in Osaka

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Extremely exciting and a must-have experience when visiting Osaka, Japan. Just imagine yourself on a custom made go kart specifically tailored to realize the Real Life SuperHero Go-Karting experience! Dress up in your favorite character costume, and driving through the city of Osaka. All eyes on you guarantee! "Once is never enough"! REQUIREMENTS: 1. To drive a vehicle legally in Japan, it is mandatory to have a valid International Driving Permit (IDP) or Japanese translation of your domestic license. Without this, it is illegal to drive in Japan and you will not be allowed to join our tour. 2. Please be aware, we advise all customers to show up with proper attire (no heels, no sandals, or long skirt.) 3. Be taller than 150cm (Please contact Street-kart directly if you are worried about size restrictions.)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.23
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Osaka Bike Tour to the Neighborhood of Osaka Castle

Osaka Bike Tour to the Neighborhood of Osaka Castle

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-Meet up at a bicycle rental office near Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome Station! Don't worry about getting lost to get to our meeting point. We're going to meet up at a bicycle rental office near the Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome Station. -Head towards the beautiful Osaka Castle, and cycle around its premises. Osaka Castle is located in the middle of a very large park known as Osaka Castle Park. It's approximately 105 hectares big!! -Tired from all the biking? Let's satisfy our hunger with a good old Takoyaki break We'll take a break to taste Osaka's soul food: takoyaki. After you've enjoyed indulging takoyaki, we will briefly go and have a look at Japan's longest shopping street, Tenjinbashisuji, which is 2.6km long and has more than 600 shops. 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$69.67
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Osaka virtual tour

Osaka virtual tour

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This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most unique and fun cities in Japan, Osaka. Two friendly hosts will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Osaka and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking. We'll send you Zoom URL invitation and you can enter the room easily.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$14.05
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US$14.05
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One day in Osaka: Six hour bike adventure

One day in Osaka: Six hour bike adventure

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Explore Osaka just like a local: On a bicycle. Pedal through the streets of the city on your way to its best sites, including Osaka Castle, Shitennoji Temple, and Shin Sekai, and follow your guide to some lesser-known attractions. Along the way, get insight into this fascinating city; its contribution to the history of feudal Japan, its distinctive dialect and culture, and its remarkable food scene—which you get a taste of by refueling with lunch at a local spot.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$102.05
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Livestream Virtual Tour of Osaka Castle Park in Japan

Livestream Virtual Tour of Osaka Castle Park in Japan

Osaka, one of Japan's largest cities, is full of attractions.Osaka Castle Park is rich in nature and has many historical remains.At the center of Osaka Castle Park is the Osaka Castle Tower, which is a symbol of Osaka, and you can see its majestic appearance. This is a virtual tour via ZOOM that allows you to experience the feeling of traveling in Osaka while at home. An English-speaking guide (or a Spanish-speaking guide) will take you around Osaka Castle Park while taking a walk, and you can enjoy the appearance of Osaka Castle, the natural scenery of the park, and the remains in the park.This tour is livestream, so there is also time to enjoy a conversation with the guide. Have a nice livestream virtual tour of about 1 hour. English-speaking guide : May 12, 26, June 2, 16, 26 Spanish-speaking guide : May 20, June 8
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$13.11
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US$13.11
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Osaka Bicycle Tour

Osaka Bicycle Tour

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Our guide will take you to all the best spots of Osaka City. We will use electric bicycles, very convenient even for people who don't bike very often. This tour is ideal for people who have only one or two days in Osaka and would like to see what the city has to offer.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$60.03
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Osaka's Best and Brightest by Private Vehicle

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$435.00
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PRIVATE Half-Day Osaka 4-Hour Off-The-Beaten Track Walking Tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$60.00
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Osaka in a Nutshell: Three hour bike tour

Osaka in a Nutshell: Three hour bike tour

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This tour is a relaxing ride through the greener and cultural north side of Osaka city. Expect an authentic slice of city life, pedalling alongside Osakan locals, other travellers and your friendly, knowledgeable, bilingual guide. Tick off the famous sites and discover some lesser known gems as we explain why we love Osaka and answer any questions you may have. Finally, get recommendations for the rest of your stay in town, we all have our favourite spots for coffee/beer/yakitori/sushi/and everything in between! This tour is 90% flat and can be completed by anyone who can ride a bike so join us for a bit of exercise, some fresh air, and to take the weight off your feet!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$61.23
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US$61.23

Private Car Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples, Gardens and Kofun Tombs

Private Car Full Day Tour of Osaka Temples, Gardens and Kofun Tombs

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Create your own itinerary during this full-day private tour of Osaka. Skip the hassle of traveling in a large tour group—your guide is dedicated to just you and your private party. Visit the kofun tombs, the south of the city, as well as temples and gardens. Private round-trip hotel transportation in a luxury vehicle included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$445.00
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Osaka Early Bird Tour

Osaka Early Bird Tour

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Exploring Osaka without the crowds during this tour for early risers. Departing from Namba Station, you join a guide for an early morning walking tour. Enjoy several main attractions, such as Dotonbori, Shinsekai, and Shitennoji—plus panoramic views from the top of Osaka Castle. This itinerary leaves you with a full day to make other plans.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$81.47
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Private Osaka Custom Full-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle

Private Osaka Custom Full-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle

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Choose your own adventure in Osaka thanks to this fully-customizable 8-hour private tour. Travel aboard your very own chartered bus, limo or van as you explore a range of of Osaka’s most unique sights. Depending on your interests you might visit historic Osaka Castle, explore Shitennoji Temple, eat and drink your way through the Dotonbori district or take in the views from the Umeda Sky Building. A driver, chartered vehicle and round-trip transport from Central Osaka are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$714.49
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Osaka Lazy Bird Tour

Osaka Lazy Bird Tour

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Here we offer a luxurious tour in the afternoon that enables you to visit three of the most iconic tourist attractions in Osaka after spending a leisurely morning or getting rid of your jet-lag. Osaka has thrived as a capital of samurai lords and merchants through centuries and you can feel its history and culture when you visit here. We will get a commanding view of the city from the 8th floor balcony on top of Osaka castle, in the same way as samurai lords did when overlooking their fief. As Osaka is renowned for its unique food culture, it is known as ‘Japan’s Culinary Capital’. Through this tour, you will encounter plenty of delicious local food including Takoyaki, Okonomiyaki and lots more which originated in this hustle-bustle city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$65.55
Price varies by group size
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US$65.55
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Castle Visit and Izakaya Hopping in Osaka

Castle Visit and Izakaya Hopping in Osaka

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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. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$153.07
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Osaka welcome tour

Osaka welcome tour

You can request own tour to me.So please text me first.We can decide which sightseeing spots, what kind of meals, how long for guiding, etc.Price is 4000 yen per hour per group.
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  • 3 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$37.46
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Private Local Tour Guide Osaka: Kickstart your Trip, 100% Personalized

Private Local Tour Guide Osaka: Kickstart your Trip, 100% 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$84.84
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Street Osaka GoKart Tour with Funny Costume Rental

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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.23
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US$70.23

Osaka's golden route Bike tour (Lot of booked, Thank you)

Osaka's golden route Bike tour (Lot of booked, Thank you)

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Big city Osaka is the largest city in western Japan. Another name for Osaka is the city of food and water, which is one of the 47 distinctive prefectures. The people who live here are very energetic and have many interesting people It is a town where many people live together because there are many noisy people. It is said that western Japan has a history more than eastern Japan, and Osaka, like Kyoto, is a town full of attractions. Osaka has many attractions, but it is difficult for those who do not stay too long to go around the city in a short time. It is this Goden route bike tour that people are very pleased with. You can feel the culture and climate of Osaka city by bicycle around the north and south of the city. Of course, we have free time so that even hungry people can enjoy it, so please use it as a food tour in Osaka! I hope you will experience nature, history, culture and food on this tour and get to know Osaka.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$57.10
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US$57.10

Muslim-Friendly Private Tour of Osaka

Muslim-Friendly Private Tour of Osaka

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Get acquainted with the highlights of Osaka on a Muslim-friendly walking tour, a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves in the bustling city. In a small group limited to eight, you’ll visit Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo), Dontonburi, and Kuromon Ichiba Market. Convenient hotel pickup and a Halal lunch are included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$132.06
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US$132.06
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Osaka Private Tour: From Historic Tenma To Dōtonbori’s Pop Culture - 8 Hours

Osaka Private Tour: From Historic Tenma To Dōtonbori’s Pop Culture - 8 Hours

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Explore Osaka through the eyes of a local, on a customized tour with your personal host. Choose from some of Osaka’s most famous attractions, or explore the up-and-coming neighborhoods where Osakans hang out. Immerse yourself in the culture and cuisine of this vibrant city as you understand why Osaka has earned the nickname, “The Nation’s Kitchen.”
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$181.00
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US$181.00
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Private Osaka Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized

Private Osaka Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized

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Make life-long memories with your tribe as you follow our local Osaka host on a family-friendly adventure through the city. From the animatronic giant crabs of Dontonbori to wild and wacky cosplay costumes - there's something for everyone! Explore the city, or enjoy a picnic on Nakanoshima island and feast on local food! Just let us know what your family's style is! 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.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$127.27
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Private Osaka Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

Private Osaka Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems 100% Personalised

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$84.84
Price varies by group size
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Osaka Custom Half Day Tour

Osaka Custom Half Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Osaka is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$142.15
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) costs USD 6.77. Guided Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) tours start around USD 6.77 per person. See all 80 Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) tickets and tours on Viator.
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