Osaka: Night Photography Tour
- Explore the labyrinthine of walkways and passages around Osaka station
- Capture the Umeda district and its nightlife on camera
- Discover the Kitashinchi entertainment district with its glitzy bars
- Benefit from tips from a professional photography instructor
Begin in the bustling heart of the city at Osaka station. After exploring its labyrinthine walkways and passages, venture out into the Umeda district, the nightlife capital of the city.
Decipher your camera’s manual settings and capture long exposures in the city. Choose the tripod add-on option to snap steady shots and use the traffic’s constant motion to create breathtaking compositions of light trails. Switch to handheld photography and work on low-light street photography to capture the essence of Osaka at night.
Round things off with an exploration of the Kitashinchi entertainment district, known for its glitzy bars and extravagant neon signage.
- Photography Instructor
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Tripod (available for hire in the options)
- Pregnant women
Prepare for the activity
Meet inside JR Osaka station at the "Toki no Hiroba" square in front of the big golden clock. This square is located on the connection bridge above the train tracks. When in doubt, ask the station staff about "Toki no Hiroba." If you are in Osaka" 1. Go to JR Osaka station 2. Head towards the "Connecting Bridge" 3. Take the escalators up towards the 5th floor 4. You should see a big Golden clock soon 5. You are at "Toki no Hiroba", the meeting spot 6. When in doubt ask station/information staff for "Toki no Hiroba" square* If you come from Kyoto: 1. Go to JR Kyoto station 2. Take an express train towards Osaka (20 minutes) 3. DO NOT take the Shinkansen 4. Upon arrival go up the escalator on the platform 5. Alight at the "Bridge Exit" 6. Pass the turnstile head right towards "North Central Exit" 7. Take the escalators up towards the golden clock 8. You are at "Toki no Hiroba", the meeting spot 9. When in doubt ask station/information staff for "Toki no Hiroba" square*Open in Google Maps ⟶