The enormous Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Arcade in Osaka spans 6 blocks, filled with over 600 restaurants and local shops. It is a great place to see a more local side of Osaka away from the major tourist areas. Discover the local charms of izakayas and bars in this huge shopping arcade district with a friendly local guide during this Evening Drinking and Walking Tour in Osaka. Your guide can tailor this tour to the kinds of places you want to visit, just let him know!
Make friends with locals and other travelers over a few drinks during this local neighborhood walking tour. Plus, your local guide who is an experienced hostel manager knows all of the best places for food and drink. He is ready to share the best of Japanese culture with you, and give you recommendations on the best food to eat in Osaka.
You can also eat some street snacks along the way if you are feeling hungry! This includes a stop to grab a delicious, crunchy croquette. This tour will take you to wander through the fascinating shops and restaurants of Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Arcade where you can buy some Japanese snacks. Your guide will take you to visit a candy store that has produced traditional sweets for over 150 years! Next, you will pay a visit to Osaka Tenmangu Shrine to learn about its deity and history. After that, you will also get the chance to make your own powdered green tea at a matcha cafe. If you like a drink, this tour will take you to visit a local sake shop as well, where you can learn about Japanese sake in Osaka.
The tour ends up back at the hostel, where you are welcome to grab a drink and keep chatting at LINDA BAR with some food and new friends. If you want to join, that's up to you!
English-speaking local guide
Food and beverage purchases
Transport to and from the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Please meet directly at the hostel
Please be sure to bring plenty of cash for food and drink purchases