Local Osaka, Real Japan.
Tenjinbashi Suji Shoten-gai is the longest shopping street of Japan, and all aspects of local life is concentrated in this one, long street.
It is not an establised tourist destination, but that is precisely why it is the best place to peek through the local Japanese life.
By strolling through local alleyways, munching local foods, and drinking with locals, you can surely feel what it likes to be locals who are living here.
Time shedule: Everyday 18:00pm – 21:00 pm (except Tuesdays)
Fee: 7,000 yen (foods, drinks, and tax included. Payable by cash only)
2. OSAKA WATERFRONT CYCLING (NEW!!)
3 hours of casual cycling in Osaka bay area which is completely untouched by the recent wave of mass tourism.
In the bay area, you’ll find some spectacular views of the city but find virtually NO tourists around.
With the rapid development of tourism in Osaka, the area is one of the last frontiers where you can feel utterly local atmosphere.
Time shedule: Everyday except Wednesday 10am – 1pm / 2pm – 5pm
Fee: 5,000 yen (payable by cash only)
Join this tour to experience how Osaka’s morning is like.
We start the day by visiting one of Osaka’s oldest and most important shrines to pray for your good luck of the day,
Around the shrine, there are some traditional stores that have been selling staple Japanese foods like
miso, umeboshi, and croquettes (yes, croquettes are Japanese foods!)
Then we move on to a local market that has a history of more than 300 years.
The tour ends at a tea shop with a sip of Matcha and little snack.
Time schedule: 10:00am – 12:00 pm (except Sundays)
Fee: 3,500 yen (includes foods & drinks, payable by cash only)