Guided tour

Osaka Shinsekai Street Food Tour

Activity provider: Arigato Travel K.K.

Osaka Shinsekai Street Food Tour

Activity provider: Arigato Travel K.K.

From US$ 182 per person

Explore the colorful neighborhood of Shinsekai and experience Osaka from a local's perspective. Visit shops, restaurants and gaming parlors and taste local dishes. Discover hidden gems and learn about the neighborhood's retro history.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Taste the true flavors of Osaka dating back to the early 1900’s.
  • Find out how the locals enjoy shopping and entertainment
  • Explore this historic vintage neighborhood
  • Take amazing photos on the unique streets
Full description
Spend the day exploring the unique Shinsekai district which dates back to the early 1900’s and grew in popularity through the post-war Showa era until the 1960’s. Discover the local spots in this district such as shops, restaurants and gaming parlors which cater to the everyday laborers who live nearby. Take a stroll with our local expert and find the hidden gems that explain the colorful history of Shinsekai through the years. Try 6 different local dishes at 5 different shops, each of which has a long history in the Osaka area.
  • Food at all 5 food stops
  • 1 drink
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pick-up(can be arranged for an additional charge)
  • Gratuity
  • Transportation costs
  • Additional drinks or food (possible to purchase at your expense)

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Meeting point

Base of Tsutenkaku Tower next to the large POCKY Snack sign. Your guide will be there holding a sign. Please note we can only wait an additional five minutes after the starting time and then the tour will depart. In addition to our limited five-minute grace period, please note that we cannot give directions or contact the guides on the phone once the tour begins. This is to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all guests on the tour, And also to respect our relationships with restaurants.

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  • If your guests would prefer a private tour experience, please contact us for additional rates
  • Minimum participants 2
  • Maximum participants 10
  • We can sometimes accommodate larger groups or single travelers
  • Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies
  • Contact our office for special arrangements
  • A passport copy is required for children aged 10 and older
Customer reviews

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5 /5

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A great fun walk and trying food that we would never have ordered ourselves. Especially loved the experience of eating in a traditional local restaurant.

January 26, 2020

Product ID: 181244