Osaka | 5.5h
The Best Eating Tour to Explore the Real Deal in Dotonbori!
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Superb shops only known to those in the know

Even though you know that Osaka is a famous eat-and-walk spot, the problem is which shops to visit, isn't it? On this tour, your otomo guide is familiar with the neighborhood so you don’t have to worry about it!
All the shops you visit are popular among locals. The local iconic foods such as “takoyaki”, snacks in the shape of a little round ball with octopus in it, pork buns, “udon”, Japanese popular noodle made from wheat flour served in soup stock, and fresh seafood are a must to try!
You won't be just eating on this tour. You will also visit a fishing pond where you can fish a shark, a shrine beloved by the locals, and a Ferris wheel as well!
Don’t forget to book your gourmet tour!

Highlights

・Visit Kuromon Market, Namba area, Ura Namba area, and Dotonbori area! Each of them is so attractive with many kinds of shops that you won't be able to visit all of those areas in a single day without a guide who will take you to the best spots of each area efficiently; your otomo guide!
・Not only eating but also having fun fishing at a fishing pond and riding on a Ferris wheel!
・Take pictures at representative spots of Osaka where even Japanese tourists take pictures! Your guide will also give you some interesting information about those spots.
There are a bunch of tourists in Dotonbori but it will be you who is making the most of the vacation!

Attractions

“Kuromon Sanpei”: You will first visit this shop. As Japan is surrounded by ocean, seafood is worth trying! This Kuromon Market area with Kuromon Sanpei has many seafood shops. The specialty of this shop is seafood skewer-grilled and seafood bowl! Take your time eating here since they have a huge eating space inside!
“Torame Yokocho”: A street vendor district consisting of vendors of famous shops in Osaka! Once you have passed the gateway of a shrine, there would be a space like an amusement park of food waiting for you!
“Takoyaki Wanak Sennichimae”: A takoyaki shop listed on the MICHELIN guide Kyoto Osaka! Takoyaki is an iconic food of Osaka, which is a snack in the shape of a little round ball with octopus in it and sauce on it.
551 Horai Ebisubashi honten: The classic! A pork buns shop which is so famous throughout Japan that Japanese tourists buy these pork buns as a souvenir of Osaka! The fluffy texture of the buns and juicy pork is unforgettable!
Dotonbori: A famous amusement district. We will take you to several iconic photogenic spots! There is a little secret about these spots. Want to know what the secret is? Discover it on your tour!
Dotonbori tsuribori: A fishing pond where you can fish even though you are in the central city! It is actually located in the basement of an amusement arcade so you can try other kinds of games as well! There are also sturgeon in the pond which are the most difficult ones to fish. Take a shot fishing them!
Dotombori Imai honten: A “udon” shop, which is a popular Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour and served in soup stock. When you ask where the best “udon” shop is to an “udon” shop clerk, they will name this shop!
Ukiyo Shoji: An alley where people barely get to although it is located in the heart of the central Dotonbori area. It is only 1.2 meters in width and you can feel the traditional vibe of about 100 years ago. There is also a small shrine!
Mizukakefudoson: A temple which has been the guardian of this area for a long time. There is an image of god made from stone covered by moss in this temple, since they worship this god in a unique way: pouring water on it. Why don’t you try as well!
Ebisu tower: The final spot of this tour where you will ride a Ferris wheel watching the whole area you visited. This Ferris wheel is actually not a usual one in a certain way that you will discover!

Notes

・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・This tour includes a lunch/dinner venue.
・Make sure you are HUNGRY to enjoy the tour to your fullest!

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 1000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

At the square outside number 10 of Nippombashi Station (S17/K17), Sennichimae Line, Sakaisuji Line

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