Osaka Past and Present

Delve into the past with visits to some of Osaka’s most interactive museums to stroll through replica streets of 17th century Osaka and discover the history of Japan’s first capital. Visit one of the oldest temples in Japan before racing into the future in downtown Osaka. Wander the neon streets of Shinsekai and take in the panoramic views of this urban metropolis from the Floating Garden Observatory.

Destinations included:
Osaka

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JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Exploring Osaka’s past in some of the country’s best museums
  • Visiting the beautifully restored Osaka castle
  • Taking in panoramic views of this bustling city in the Floating Garden Observatory
TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
  • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Expert English-speaking local guide
  • Service charges and government VAT tax
TOUR MAP
ITINERARY BY DAY

Begin your travel through time with a visit to the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living to wander through 17th century Osaka. Delve deeper into the details of Osaka’s past in the Museum of History, learning about Osaka as Japan’s first capital all the way into the 21st century. Take your first peek at the stunning Osaka castle from the top floors of the museum before heading inside to admire the distinct architectural design. After a stroll around the serene temple grounds of the 6th century Shitennoji temple, move onto the uber-urban streets of Shinsekai. End the day with panoramic views of metropolitan Osaka from the Floating Garden Observatory.

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