Osaka Castle and Umeda Sky Building Walking Tour with Nakanoshima Cruise + Lunch

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This full-day guided tour visits some of Osaka's most exciting spots! See the Osaka Castle and climb to the Floating Garden Observatory at the Umeda Sky Building before going on a boat ride around Nakanoshima.

Description

Get to know more of Osaka on a full day walking tour. With an informative guide, visit the Umeda Sky Building Floating Garden Observatory and be rewarded by the sweeping views across the port city from the 40th floor of the building. Then, take delight in a sumptuous lunch at Hotel Granvia Osaka and then proceed to the Higashi Umeda Train Station where you will board a train going to Tenmabashi Station.

Upon arrival, continue your walking tour to the spectacular Osaka Castle. 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.

From the castle, walk to the nearby river boat dock to board the Aqua Liner for an hour-long cruise around Nakanoshima. Savor the views of the city from the waters and pass by Osaka Castle, Twin Towers, City Hall on Nakanoshima Isle and more!

After the cruise, you will board a train at Osakajokoen Station. Tour ends at Osaka Station.

Please note

  • 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).

  • The tour will be accompanied by a certified English-speaking guide.

  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum to operate and is subject to cancellation if the minimum is not met. Please call 24 hours prior to the tour to confirm schedule.

  • The tour is a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes.

Includes

  • Lunch

  • Transportation fee

  • English-speaking guide
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Osaka Walking Tour

Duration: 6:30 - 7 hour(s)
Available: Tue, Thu, Sat and Sun
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Lunch / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide

I enjoyed my tour and the highlight was Osaka Palace. it was cherry blossom season and the feeling was magical. the tours was at a good pace. I enjoyed it more than a bus tour. the observation tower and the cruise was also most enjoyable. Osaka is a big place the subways are complicated. this is a good way to see some key sites within reach. the lobby of the Granvia hotel is not easy to locate so start early.

rckwu

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Schedule

  • 09:50

    Check-in at Hotel Granvia Osaka

  • 10:00

    Depart from Hotel Granvia Osaka

    We will head to the Aerial Garden Observatory on foot.

  • Aerial Garden Observatory (60 minutes)

    Located on the 40th floor, enjoy 360-degree views of Osaka from this floating garden.

  • Lunch at Hotel Granvia Osaka (50 minutes)

    Refuel for the afternoon's adventures with a Western-style lunch.

  • Osaka Castle (60 minutes)

    This magnificent castle towers over the city. It was founded in the 16th century by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a remarkable shogun of the Sengoku period, and is known as the symbol of his power.

  • Aqua Liner (60 minutes)

    Enjoy a 60-minute river cruise featuring views of Osaka Castle, Twin Towers, Nakanoshima Island, and much more!

  • 16:15-16:45

    Tour ends at Osaka Station

  • (For Check-In) Hotel Granvia Osaka (Front Lobby) Time: 09:50:00

  • (For Check-Out) Osaka Station Time: 16:15:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Hotel Granvia Osaka (Front Lobby) Time: 09:50:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Osaka Station Time: 16:15:00

Price & Options

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • Children (ages 0-5 years) will be able to participate for free under the following conditions. Tour: An individual seat will not be provided. Please have them sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. If there are seats available, they are welcome to use it, however they will not be getting a priority in seating. An individual meal or snack will not be provided as well. If you would like any of the above for children (ages 0-5 years), please book them as a child.

  • Children ages 4 and 5 will need an additional JPY 180 to enter the Aerial Garden Observatory.

Additional Note(s)
  • Public transportation will be used. Seating may not be available.

  • The station used for transit to Osaka Castle is subject to change (Tenmabashi to Osakajokoen Station).

  • If the Aqua Liner is not operating due to weather conditions, the tour will visit the Osaka Museum of History. Refunds will be given (JPY 1,700 for adults, JPY 800 for children) when the museum is closed (every Tuesday).

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 20.

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Reviews

I enjoyed my tour and the highlight was Osaka Palace. it was cherry blossom season and the feeling was magical. the tours was at a... good pace. I enjoyed it more than a bus tour. the observation tower and the cruise was also most enjoyable. Osaka is a big place the subways are complicated. this is a good way to see some key sites within reach. the lobby of the Granvia hotel is not easy to locate so start early. more

rckwu

Cancellation Policy

  • 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.

Change Policy

Please contact Veltra immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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