PRIVATE Dotonbori Walking Tour (From Kyoto)

Dotonbori at night Dotonbori at night

This is a private tour
Dotonbori Walking Tour is a great way to see and visit Dotonbori Bridge, Shinsaibashi Arcade, Dogu Yasuji Arcade in one day. Dōtonbori or Dōtombori (道頓堀, pronounced [doːtomboɾʲi]) is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan, running along the Dōtonbori canal from Dōtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the Namba district of the city's Chuo ward. Historically a theater district, it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area characterized by its eccentric atmosphere and large illuminated signboards. This tour is ideal for shpping fans and food fans. You will mostly walk.

Dotonbori Walking Tour Sample itinerary

① Dotonbori Bridge

You cannot miss this spot if you are traveling in Osaka! Almost everyone who travel to Osaka take a photo here. You can choose to enjoy the river cruise (optional) here. By chance, you may get interviewed and appear on Japanese TV programs!

② Shinsaibashi Arcade

You can buy anything you need in this one place! There are many unique clothing shops, so just window-shopping is also enjoyable. Furthermore, all kinds of foods that have a origin in Osaka can be found. Enjoy shopping and eating at the same time!

③ Namba Yasaka Shrine

The shrine located in the middle of the city, worship Susano-ono-mikoto who defeated the Yamatanoorochi (eight-forked-snake) that appears in Japanese myth. The big scary dog face will surely surprise you.

④ Dogu Yasuji Arcade

This is a shopping arcade where you can buy Japanese potteries, dishes, clothes (some kimonos too) at cheap price. They also sell utensils for cooking Japanese meals, so if you would like to make Japanese foods back home this is the place to visit. Great chance to buy souvenirs as well.

Kyoto Tours are available on a daily basis.

Kyoto tours are guided by government licenced and certificated tour guides in Kyoto.

Kyoto Tours usually departs from Maikoya Kyoto at 10am in the morning.

Kyoto Tours usually returns to Maikoya Kyoto at 6pm in the evening

Kyoto Tours had an additional cost of ¥400000 if a private van is needed. Kyoto Tours had an additional cost of ¥900000 if a tour bus is needed.

Kyoto Tours can be adjusted based on your specific needs and desires.

Kyoto Tours participants are allowed to keep their belongings at Maikoya Kyoto (Depends on the group size)

Kyoto tour itineraries may slighly change based on the weather and season. Kyoto Tours also provides tours without tour guides.

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