This afternoon guided tour visits some of Osaka's most famous spots.
Walk to Osaka Castle, built in 1583 as the intended capital of Japan, before the capital was moved to Edo (now known as Tokyo). Walk through the newly renovated castle while learning from the exhibit detailing life in old Osaka. From there, walk to the river boat dock nearby to board the Aqua Liner for an hour-long cruise around Nakanoshima.
Osaka Castle is noted for its magnificence and immense stones used in its construction. The castle, towering over the city, stands on a stone rampart. Many relics of the Toyotomi who built the castle originally, and Old Osaka are exhibited inside.
Enjoy a 60-minute boat ride with passing views of Osaka Castle, Twin Towers, City Hall on Nakanoshima Isle, etc.
Tour disbands on arrival at Osaka Station.
Children 5 years old and below are free of charge, provided they sit on an adult's lap. If they need a seat, they will be charged (child rates).
We recommend you to wear casual clothing and comfortable shoes suitable for walking.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
Check-in at Hotel Granvia Osaka
Depart from Hotel Granvia Osaka
Head to Higashi-Umeda Station on foot. Board a train to Temmabashi Station.
Osaka Castle (60 mins)
Osaka Castle was founded in 16th century by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a remarkable shogun in the Sengoku period, and is known as the symbol of his power.
Aqua Liner (60 mins)
Enjoy a relaxing river cruise with views of Osaka Castle, Twin Towers, Nakanoshima Island, and much more!
On days with poor weather conditions, the tour will visit the Osaka Museum of History.
Train from Osakajokoen Station to Osaka Station
Tour Ends at Osaka Station
Price & Options
If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
This is a walking tour, so please wear shoes and clothes which are comfortable to walk in. Walking distance is approximately 3 km.
This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed.
The tour may use Osakajokoen Station on the way to Osaka Castle instead of Temmabashi Station.
If the Aqua Liner is out of service due to bad weather or other operational concerns, the tour will visit the Osaka Museum of History instead. If the Aqua Liner is unavailable on a Tuesday, when the Osaka Museum is closed, the cost of the Aqua Liner ride will be refunded by the guide on the tour day (JPY 1,700 per Adult, JPY 800 per Child)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made between 8 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made between 2 business days (18:00:00 local time) to 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made between 1 business days (18:00:00 local time) to business days (18:00:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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