A Tour to Explore the Symbol of Osaka: Osaka Castle

A Tour to Explore the Symbol of Osaka: Osaka Castle

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 and the view of the castle from the garden.
Don’t forget to book your tour to discover Osaka Castle tour with your otomo guide!

[Standard Tour Visit Spots]
・Osaka Museum of History
・Toyokuni Shrine
・Miraiza Osaka Castle
・Osaka Castle Museum

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Osaka Museum of History, 4-1-32 Otemae, Chuo, Osaka 540-0008 Osaka Prefecture

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!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Otemon Gate, 1-1 Ōsakajō, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 540-0002, Japan

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!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hokoku Shrine, 2-1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

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.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Miraiza Osaka-Jo, 1-1 Ōsakajō, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 540-0002, Japan

MIRAIZA OSAKA-JO: 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.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Osaka Castle, 1-1 Osakajo, Chuo, Osaka 540-0002 Osaka Prefecture

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.

Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: 山里丸の地下道, 1-1 Ōsakajō, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 540-0002, Japan

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.

Duration: 10 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"All transportation costs, entrance fees, food and drink costs, etc. incurred at the visited spots, will be borne by the customer."
"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."
"If the weather is bad on the day, there is a possibility that the means of transportation, destinations, and routes may be changed."
"Please understand that tour spots might be changed to alternative spots in case of temporary closure."
"Some of the spots we will visit on the day do not accept credit cards. Please remember to bring cash."
"If you have booked a customized tour, your guide will contact you in advance to discuss the spots to be visited on the day of the tour."
"If you are unable to make it to the meeting point by the start time, there is a possibility that we might not be able to provide the full experience this tour has to offer, due to the time taken to get to the meeting point via public transport. Please ensure that you have ample time to get to the meeting point on time."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 4-chōme-1-32 Ōtemae, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 540-0008, Japan

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private Tour
  • Tour Guide
  • The necessary expenses for the guide during the tour

No Incluye

  • Estimated Costs of the Tour: 1000 JPY per Person
  • Breakdown: Transportation: 0 JPY, Admission Fees: 1000 JPY, Meal costs: 0 JPY per Person
  • Optional Experience Costs: 0 JPY per Person


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