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4 Best Group Tours in Osaka, Japan

Updated: Mar 7, 2020


Looking for the best group tours in Osaka? We get it. You are leaving for Japan soon with your family or friends, and you are still not sure what to do.

If you are looking for the best food tours, free walking tours, or just about any tour so you can enjoy your trip without overthinking and screwing things up for the group, group tours are the answer to your frustrations.

We’ve got you covered. Check out these group tours in Osaka, Japan that you might want to sign up for:

1. Free Walking Group Tours in Osaka - Osaka Localized

[Dotonbori | Image Courtesy of Agathe Marty / Unsplash]

One of the most laid-back things to do in Osaka is just to walk around and see some random attractions along the way. To make your experience more convenient for the group, signing up for free walking tours in Osaka is a viable option. You can either arrange an exclusive group tour in Osaka for you and your family or friends. Or, you can choose to join a tour and make new friends from around the world. Osaka Localized offers that same experience as you roam around Dotonbori, Kuromon Market, Amemura, and more. Book your slot here.

2. Osaka Castle Group Tours

[Osaka Castle | Image Courtesy of Dean Cook / Unsplash]

Osaka Castle is one of the most popular castles in Japan that dates back to the 16th century. Though it’s been reconstructed several times, the castle is the same well-loved monument that played a huge part in bringing the nation together. Inside Osaka Castle is a museum that’s packed to the rafters with artifacts from Japan’s past as well as from its creator, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. For history buffs, joining an Osaka castle walking tour is a no-brainer. There are tons of travel services out there that offer Osaka castle tours, so be sure to check them out.

3. Osaka Full-Day Walking Tour With Osaka River Cruise

[Osaka River Cruise | Image Courtesy of JL Lacar / Unsplash]

Looking to add a refreshing Osaka river cruise to your whole-day walking tour in Osaka? That’s perfectly possible as many guided group tours in Osaka are offering this activity. The whole-day tour will include strolling around Osaka’s popular tourist spots like Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building, and the Floating Garden Observatory. But the highlight is the hour-long river cruise, usually on Aqua Liner. And from the river, you’ll see the City Hall on Nakanoshima Isle and Twin Towers. Depending on the tour, it may include lunch, some snacks, and entrance fees to some attractions.

4. Osaka Food Tours

[Dotonbori restaurants | Image Courtesy of Pedro Szekely / Flickr]

Osaka is “the nation’s kitchen” and its local food scene is living up to its name. You don’t really want to leave Osaka without exploring its streets for some popular traditional delicacies, do you? What better way to do that than join food tours in a group and enjoy some food and drinks together? In most tour’s itinerary, some famous food places in Osaka you’ll be visiting are Kuromon Market, Hozenji Yokocho Alley, and Dotonbori. If you are looking for the best eats in the city, be sure to check out this Osaka food guide.


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