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Osaka Walking Tour provided by All Star Osaka Walk

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
On this walking tour, visit Osaka’s highlights without having to worry about navigation or language hassles. You’ll have an English-speaking guide to translate menus, lead you on the subway, and provide fascinating local insights you wouldn’t hear if traveling alone. See historical sites, the business center, and the Dotonbori entertainment district, and get a taste of Osaka comfort food.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Tourist information Osaka
    Japan, 〒530-0001 Osaka, Kita Ward, Umeda, 3-chōme−1−1 JR大阪駅 中央コンコーストラベルサービスセンター内 1F
    Tourist Information Osaka, in front of the central gate of JR Osaka station. It's located on the first floor (ground level) in Osaka station building. (Not Shin Osaka station)
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  • 1
    All Star Osaka Walk
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Osaka Station City
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 3
    Shinsekai
    Stop: 50 minutes
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    Pass by
    Hozenji Yokocho
    Dotombori District
  • 4
    Ebisu Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Ebisu Bridge
    1 Chome-6 Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 542-0071, Japan
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Highlights
  • Get a local’s perspective on Osaka’s culture and top sights to visit
  • Ideal tour for first-time visitors to see highlights like Dotonburi
  • No language hassles: Your guide will order food and navigate the subway
  • Food tasting (kushikatsu) and one soft drink included
What to Expect
Your walking tour of Japan’s third largest city, begins by meeting your guide at a designated spot near Osaka Station. You’ll see the modern architecture of the area, and then continue to browse the colorful depachika (food market) in Umeda. You’ll have no worries about navigation, as your guide will teach you how to ride the subway, and take you to Shinsekai district (an old area of Osaka). You’ll learn about its history and then try kushikatsu (deep-fried skewered meat and vegetables), a local comfort food. The final stop on your trip is Dotonbori (Namba area), the entertainment district known for its bright lights, central canal, eateries, theaters, and shops. You’ll visit Hozenji Temple and learn about the area's attractions before the tour concludes here.
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Departure Point
Tourist information Osaka, Japan, 〒530-0001 Osaka, Kita Ward, Umeda, 3-chōme−1−1 JR大阪駅 中央コンコーストラベルサービスセンター内 1F
Duration
3h
Return Details
Ebisu Bridge, 1 Chome-6 Dotonbori, Chuo Ward, Osaka, 542-0071, Japan
Inclusions
  • Beverages (1 non-alcoholic drink)
  • Food tasting (Kushikatsu)
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - All Star Osaka Walk
Exclusions
  • Subway fee (Adult and Youth 420yen; Child 210yen)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • The tour takes place rain or shine
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant meals not included
  • Tours are not covered by insurance
  • You can see the meeting point on the map on the supplier's website.
  • Meet in front of Tourist Information Osaka (ground level, in front of the central gate of JR Osaka station at 9:50 am on tour day. Tour will start at exactly 10am.
  • The tour guide will hold an All Star Osaka yellow flag.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We use subway twice. 410yen for adult, 210yen for child is needed.
  • We use escalators and some steps on the tour. Please mind baby with stroller.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Richard A wrote a review Feb. 2020
2 contributions
Did this tour with Ichiro as my guide. He was a helpful and fun tour guide that had many insights and interesting facts of Osaka. I highly recommend you take this tour to get an understanding of Osaka.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Allstarosakawalk, Public Relations Manager at Osaka Walking Tour
Responded May 17, 2020
Thank you so much for your kind review. Ichiro will be very glad to see this and it's encouraging us. It's very difficult time to travel but we're sure to offer our tour again in the near future. Until then, please stay safe!
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Marisa M wrote a review Feb. 2020
Auckland4 contributions1 helpful vote
A great tour to learn about Osaka from a local. Minako is an excellent guide and lots of patience. A good introduction to Osaka.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Allstarosakawalk, Public Relations Manager at Osaka Walking Tour
Responded May 17, 2020
Thank you so much for your review! It'll be helpful for the future travelers. We have many places to show you next time. Please stay in touch! Ookini!
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Reeta wrote a review Feb. 2020
Japan1 contribution
The tour guide Kaori was very sweet and polite. She explained minutely all the details .She made the tour very interesting .😍
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Allstarosakawalk, Public Relations Manager at Osaka Walking Tour
Responded May 17, 2020
Thank you so much! We're glad you had a good time in Osaka with Kaori. We offer Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Tokyo tours as well. Hope to see you again soon! Ookini!
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Anil S wrote a review Feb. 2020
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We did Osaka walking tour with Kaori San as our guide. She has an extremely pleasant personality and showed us all the places with lot of interest and details. Ensured that we were well taken care off. Will recommend her name to our friends who are planning to visit japan and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Allstarosakawalk, Public Relations Manager at Osaka Walking Tour
Responded May 17, 2020
Thank you so much for joining our tour and posting this great review. It's so kind of you! Kaori will be very glad to hear this. Hope to serve you again and your friends some day in the near future. Ookini!
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TravelLoriW wrote a review Dec. 2019
New York City, New York48 contributions28 helpful votes
I had one day in Osaka and booked this tour in the morning to get an overall view of Osaka. I ended up being the only one, so it was a private tour. Minaka was delightful and this would be a good, family-friendly tour. She walked me around the train station and pointed out
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Allstarosakawalk, Public Relations Manager at Osaka Walking Tour
Responded May 17, 2020
Thank you very much for your good review. You organized well and your idea will be helpful to the future travelers. Hope to offer different tours for you next time.Please stay in touch! Ookini
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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