Formerly Naniwa-kyo (難 波 京), Osaka (大阪), which was the capital during the reign of Emperor Kotoku (597-654), is the third largest city in Japan after Tokyo and Yokohama
Osaka the underestimated is nevertheless the capital of Japanese cuisine and a city for gourmets who is proud of its reputation as kuidaore (eat until you drop).
After visiting the Castle, you will discover this long time capital of commerce filled with down-to-earth people and neon-clad streetscapes.
We never get bored in Osaka and its real treasures are in its bustling street life, its arcades, markets and and this is after dark Osaka really comes to life, when locals come out for tasty eats, sake and good times
Explore the sights of Osaka on a 3-hours private tour with a professional knowledgeable guide.
Osaka can also be combined with visits in Kyoto, Nara and Himeji.