Osaka is known as the ‘Food Capital of Japan’ where a distinctive eating and drinking culture has developed. There are plenty of Izakaya (Japanese taverns) in Kyobashi district with reasonable prices, and people in Osaka are really fond of chatting while eating and drinking. After visiting Osaka’s icon, Osaka castle, our local guide takes you to two carefully selected Izakaya where you can enjoy local food & beverage including sashimi, kushikatsu (skewered meat) and sake with local people.
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Stop At: Osaka Castle, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Kinki
Osaka Castle has been familiar to people in Osaka as icon or a symbol of Osaka. Originally built over 400 years ago, the castle suffered a series of damages due to battles, fire because of lightning etc. The current main building was reconstructed in 1931. A beautiful 55-meter high, 5-storied main building is towering majestically within a large area of 1 million square meters, surrounded by deep moats and gigantic stone walls. You will be amazed at how solidly this castle is made.
From the top floor, you can overlook the entire city of Osaka and Osaka Bay as well.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Stop At: Keihan Mall, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Kinki
Izakaya are casual places that serve alcoholic beverages and simple but delicious snack-like dishes; a kind of Japanese style pub. Izakaya serve beer, shochu highball, sake etc. with a variety of yummy side-dishes that will make your mouth water.
See for yourself if Osaka deserves the title ‘capital of gourmet’ and enjoy a relaxing and entertaining time side by side with ordinary office workers in two izakaya in Kyobashi.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Guide Fare, Basic Food and Beverage
Admission fee Osaka Castle 600 yen/p, Transport Fare
Entry/Admission – Osaka Castle
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather,
you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers