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Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise

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  • Location: Osaka, Japan
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2142OSA_P710
Combine the best of Osaka on this half-day walking tour in the afternoon. With your expert and friendly guide, explore Osaka Castle — the city’s best-known sight that is especially popular during cherry blossom season. Then take a 1-hour river cruise on the Aqua Liner, a pleasure boat with panoramic views including Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building and City Hall on Nakanoshima lsle.

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  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
After meeting your guide at Hotel Granvia Osaka, make your way to Higashi-Umeda Station and board the subway train to Tenmabashi Station. Disembark and follow your guide on a walk to the renowned Osaka Castle, constructed with immense stones in the 16th century. Explore around the magnificent castle, which stands on a stone rampart and towers over the city. These surroundings are lovely in any season and particularly brilliant when cherry blossoms are in full bloom.

Inside, spend time looking over the 3D exhibits, holograms and eye-catching displays that depict old Osaka. Before accompanying you on your river cruise, your guide will point out the many relics of the Toyotomi who originally built the castle.

Leaving this monument behind, it’s a short walk to the nearby embarkation point of the Aqua Liner. Board the pleasure boat for a 1-hour river cruise around Nakanoshima lsle with your guide. You’ll enjoy seasonal views of autumn leaves or cherry blossoms strewn among Osaka's major landmarks including Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building and City Hall.

After your relaxing boat ride, disembark and walk with your guide to Osakajo-Koen Station for the return ride on the JR local line to Osaka Station. From there, make your own way back to your hotel.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Granvia Osaka Hotel
Departure Time:
12:30pm
Duration:
4 hours (approx.)
Return Details:

Tour concludes on arrival at Osaka Station at approximately 4.30pm


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Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise

Osaka Afternoon Walking Tour with Osaka River Cruise

Inclusions:
  • Admission Fees
  • One-hour cruise
  • English-speaking guide
Exclusions:
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • The tour is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes.
  • Osakajo-Koen Station may be used in place of Tenmabashi Station in some cases.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Georgia S, March 2015

This your was fantastic!!! It was perfectly planned and exceeded our expectations. Our tour guide (Seiko) had great knowledge of not only the area but also the rich history of Osaka castle and its samurai warriors- mustn't also forget her brilliant sense of humour and passion for her work.

We were able to walk the tour at our own pace and had plenty of opportunities for photos ( most of which Seiko took for us).

We could not recommend this tour enough. But for an unforgettable experience ensure you ask for Seiko!

Reviewed by: Gregory C, February 2015

The tour guide was very helpful! She even walked me to a store to buy old Japanese currency and stamps. Great way to learn your way around Osaka!

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