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PRIVATE Osaka 1 Daily Tour for History lovers
This is a private tour
If you love history you will like the tour of historic places in Osaka. This is a great way to see and visit the Sumiyoshi taisha, Shitennji temple and the Tenmangu Shrine in one day. This tour is ideal for history lovers. You will use public transportation or taxi/tour bus.
Osaka 1 Daily Tour for History lovers – Sample itinerary
① Sumiyoshi Taisha
More than two million people in Osaka visit here on the first day of new year for wishing good luck. The main shrine is made from Hinoki (one of the finest type of wood). It enshrines the god for safe voyage, god for songs, god for farming and sales, and god for sumo.
② Shi-Tennoji Temple
This is the first Japanese temple in Buddha’s law. It was initially reared in 593, but rebuilt in 1979 after destroyed by the fire in 1945. There is a museum that exhibits numerous national treasures nect to the temple.
③ Osaka Tenmangu Shrine
This shrine was built to worship Sugawara-no-Michizane, who was a great song-writer and a political leader. People visit this shrine to wish for prosperous business and fulfillment in academic.
④ Osaka Museum of History
Inside the dynamic and modern building, it displays the history of Osaka by dividing the period into three: ancient, medieval, and modern times.
⑤ Osaka Museum of Housing and Living
This is the only place where you can learn about how the style of living has changed throughout the history. There are replica of the streetscape of old days in Osaka.
Osaka Tours are available on a daily basis.
Osaka tours are guided by government licenced and certificated tour guides in Osaka.
Osaka Tours usually departs from Maikoya Osaka at 10am in the morning.
Osaka Tours usually returns to Maikoya Osaka at 6pm in the evening
Osaka Tours had an additional cost of ￥400000 if a private van is needed. Osaka Tours had an additional cost of ￥900000 if a tour bus is needed.
Osaka Tours can be adjusted based on your specific needs and desires.
Osaka Tours participants are allowed to keep their belongings at Maikoya Osaka (Depends on the group size)
Osaka tour itineraries may slighly change based on the weather and season.
Osaka Tours also provides tours without tour guides.
MAIKOYA OSAKAMaikoya Contact the HostAddress: 1 Chome-22-7 Shinmachi, Nishi Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 550-0013Phone: 06-6556-6257Book online and get your voucher via email instantly!Maikoya Osaka offers unique cultural experiences where visitors can engage in various cultural activities such as the traditional tea ceremony, Japanese calligraphy, origami, kimono dressing and much more. Maikoya Osaka is the only place in Japan where visitors can meet and chat with a maiko in training anytime of the year.
Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. By learning about Japan and its people through activities and lessons such as tea ceremony, kimono dressing, Japanese cooking and the life of a samurai, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya offers you opportunities to understand this culture through local instructors and guides. There is no better way to learn about a new place from the viewpoints of those who grew up and live in this amazing country. What better way to spend a day than learning a traditional, beautiful new activity with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn’t find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendor. *** Please let us know if you have any food allergies, Halal, vegan or vegetarian preferences. FAQ*** Please let us know if you have any food allergies, Halal, vegan or vegetarian preferences. Frequently Asked Questions FAQ 1- Do you accept walk-ins? For tea ceremony, kimono experience, calligraphy and the samurai experience we accept walk ins. However, there is a possibility that you may need to wait sometime to be served if you show up without any reservation. So, we kindly recommend reserving in advance. 2-Do you have kimonos for kids? Yes, we do have small size kimonos for kids. Just let us know the age/height of your child in advance. 3- Can I walk outside wearing the kimono for the rest of the day? This depends on the season.Some seasons we allow the customers to walk outside and take pictures. We have the kimono rental option, for a small additional fee you can stroll the streets of Osaka or visit Osaka castle by wearing a kimono for the rest of the day. 4- Do you provide any hairdo services? Yes (for females), we will make sure you look your best and your hair matches the traditional kimono style. 5- How far is your location from the Dotonbori area? How far is your location from Umeda? It is about 18-minute walk or 6-minute taxi ride from Dotonbori. It is about 10-minute train ride or a 15-minute taxi ride from Umeda. 6- Do you hold your activities in a Japanese house? I want to see inside of a Japanese house. Yes. You have to take your shoes off to get in and all the rooms have the interior like a traditional Japanese house. 7- Do you have discounts if I want to experience multiple events at once?. For individuals we usually can't offer any discount as we need to prepare for each activity in advance. For groups more than 4, who want to experience multiple activities, please drop us a message with the subject title multiple activities for groups. 8- Do you only show activities or you explain the meanings, symbols etc?. We are the only place that is supervised by college professors and and focus on cross-cultural awareness. Our experiences are lots of fun and also quite educational. 9- Do you have a souvenir shop where I can get matcha tea, tea ceremony set, calligraphy set, replica swords etc. to remember my experience?. Yes, we have a gift shop on the first floor.
Call Maikoya: 06-6556-6257