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Osaka | 4.0h
A tour to explore the symbol of Osaka: Osaka Castle

An experience that sparks your curiosity toward history!

Why not discovering the famous castle to the fullest! There are a bunch of tourists at Osaka Castle but most of them just watch the castle tower from outside of it, which is enjoyable enough but still remains a lot to discover.
 On this tour, you will learn the history and imagine the feeling samurai had when fighting for Osaka at the stake of their lives. 
 There are many more things to explore Osaka Castle to your fullest such as a professional guide who will show you around the hot spots in the park, the view of the castle from the garden, and a cruise ship which will take you around the moat!
 Don’t forget to book your tour to discover Osaka Castle tour with your otomo guide!


・First, we will visit the Osaka Museum of History, which traces Osaka's history back to ancient times. There is a full-scale reproduction of a palace court, which is well worth seeing.
・At the Osaka Castle castle tower, tour guide will explain the history of Osaka Castle and the actual battles that took place in Osaka. From the observation deck, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city of Osaka.
・The castle tower is not the only place you should pay a visit. There are many spots with a detailed history in the castle so it will be an unforgettable tour for those who like history, Japanese culture, and taking pictures!


Osaka Museum of History
A museum of history which makes you feel you are a part of history. It has a floor reproducing the great council hall of “Naniwanomiya palace”, a floor which takes you on a journey throughout the city of canals: Osaka in the medieval and modern era, and many more interesting floors! 
The main gate of Osaka Castle which is an important cultural property. There are many spots you can't miss such as the stone wall made from gigantic stones a few times bigger than human beings!
Nishinomaru Garden
A garden with a wide open lawn. It is a photogenic spot with the green of lawn and Osaka Castle behind it. It also reproduces the golden traditional tea ceremony room where you can take pictures!
Hokoku Shrine
This shrine is enshrined to Toyotomi Hideyoshi, one of the most famous military commanders in Japanese history. Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who unified the country, once used Osaka Castle as his headquarters. Visit this shrine with a history associated wtih Osaka Castle.
A facility that was reopened in 2017 as a spot with restaurants and shops! It was originally built in 1931 and used as the Osaka City Museum. It is located in front of the castle tower and popular as a place to buy souvenirs and take a rest.
Osaka Castle castle tower
Here we are! The main attraction of this tour! They have an exhibition in the reconstructed castle and you can also take a look at the reproduced golden traditional tea ceremony room. Don’t forget to visit the observatory since the view is very beautiful and to visit a spot where you can wear costumes which samurai used to wear during a war.
A place where a lot of curved stones are placed in a line. The castle tower is not the only place to visit: there are many spots with history in the castle.


・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
・On Mondays "Nishinomaru Garden" is closed. If any of the scheduled places are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternative location.

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Expenses Not Included

The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
(Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY1,200 /person)

Meeting Point

Tanimachi Yonchōme Station North Gate

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