Enjoy a guided city tour and visit the historic Osaka Castle.
Enjoy a ride on the Hi-speed Bullet train as you travel to Osaka. On arrival proceed on an orientation tour of the city of Osaka. Proceed to Nara to visit the Todaiji Temple - a Buddhist temple complex, that was once, one of the mighty Seven Great Temples. It’s Great Buddha Hall, houses the world's most massive wooden statue of the Buddha Vairocana. Deer are regarded as messengers of the Gods in the Shinto religion, visit the Nara Deer Park to see the deer roam the grounds freely. The Nara Deer Park located at the foot of Mount Wakakusa was established in 1880 and over 1,200 wild Sika deer freely stroll around the park that stretches over to about 502 hectares. Visit the Umeda Sky Building, one of the city’s iconic landmarks. On the top is the Floating Garden Observatory, from where you can view Osaka's cityscape from a height of 170 meters. Proceed to the historic Osaka Castle. The Osaka Castle was built in 1583 but went through a number of reconstruction bouts, the latest being in 1997. The castle now stands with a modern interior in a museum-like style. Learn about the history of the castle and the ruling of Hideyoshi through displays and artifacts in the castle museum. The castle tower is surrounded by secondary citadels, gates, turrets, impressive stone walls, and moats. Later, enjoy some free time, street shopping around Shinsaibashi street. Shinsaibashi is the oldest and busiest shopping destination in Osaka, which runs about 600 meters in length.
Overnight in Osaka.