Duration: 6 hours
Start/End: Osaka port/ Osaka port
Highlights: Osaka Castle, Floating Garden Observatory, Dotonbori area
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Upon arrival at Osaka port, welcomed by our local guide and driver who are ready to proceed the tour by a chartered car/coach. Head to the imposing Osaka Castle – the symbolic attraction of Osaka city thanks to its cultural and historical significance. The castle was built on the former site of the Ishiyama Honganji Temple and intended to become to center of a new and unified Japan under the Toyotomi rule. Through the ups and downs, Osaka Castle still remains the classic Japanese architectural style with its many precious artifacts inside. Secondary citadels, gates, turrets, reinforced stone walls, and moats have provided enchanting sights when it comes to spring and cherry blossoms are full blooming.
Move to the 173-meter-tall Umeda Sky Building comprising of two towers connected with each other by the Floating Garden Observatory on the 39th floor. Take the elevator there and admire great views of the city through its windows and open open-air deck.
Finish this Osaka excursion with a visit to Dotonbori area – the bright heart of Osaka. This entertainment area is renowned for its gaudy neon lights, extravagant signage and a variety of restaurants and bars. Walk along the sides of the canna and meander through lines of stores from affordable to the luxury one.