Visit Osaka Castle, built in 1583 as the intended capital of Japan, before the capital was moved to Edo (now known as Tokyo). Walk through the newly renovated castle while learning from the exhibit detailing life in old Osaka. From there, walk to the nearby river boat dock to board the Aqua Liner for an hour-long cruise around Nakanoshima.
|1. Standard||Meals||No Lunch||Adult||JPY9,700||Child||JPY8,700|
※ Children (6-11 years), Infants (0-5 years. Meals, seating and other such services are not included)
Hotel Granvia Osaka [map] (12:40)
Approx. 4 hours
[Osaka] Umeda District, Osaka Castle, Aqua Liner
English-speaking guide, Other admission fees and transportation costs included in the tour
07 Jan - 25 Dec : Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun
18 Jan, 08 Feb
Depart from Hotel Granvia Osaka
Walk to Higashi-Umeda Station.
From Higashi-Umeda Station to Temmabashi Station
This tour uses public transportation with non-reserved seats. Please note that seating is not guaranteed. The tour may use Osakajokoen Station on the way to Osaka Castle instead of Temmabashi Station.
Osaka Castle (60 min)
Osaka Castle was founded in 16th century by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a remarkable shogun in the Sengoku period, and is known as the symbol of his power.
Board the Osaka Aqua Liner (60 min)
Enjoy seeing the seasonal scenery with a cruise along the Ogawa River aboard the Aqua Liner water bus. See a view of the famous places and historic spots of Osaka from the river.
If the Aqua Liner is out of service due to bad weather or other operational concerns, the tour will visit the Osaka Museum of History instead. If the Aqua Liner is unavailable on a Tuesday, when the Osaka Museum is closed, the cost of the Aqua Liner ride will be refunded by the guide on the tour day (JPY 1,700/Adult, JPY 800/Child).
From Osakajokoen Station to Osaka Station
JR Local Train, non-reserved seat
C/O Kinokuniya Bookstores
The Galeries 500 George St
Sydney NSW 2000