🏮 Deep Backstreet Osaka Walk 🏮

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Daikokucho Station (Midosuji Line (2 mins from Namba)

Daikokucho Station · Osaka

How to find us

Meet at Exit 1 of Daikokucho Station. Outside near the top of the stairs...there is a convenience store nearby too

Location image of event venue

Details

*このツアーはずっと英語で歴史を説明します。
NOTE: If you are a Meetup member YOU GET A 2800 YEN DISCOUNT. YES, 2800yen discount!!!:). SO YOU PAY HALF PRICE!!
(Other people who visit our website directly pay 5600yen)

*We are rated #1 on Trip Advisor in the whole of Osaka (& Kansai) for "Nightlife" "Tours", "Night Tours", "Food & Drink", "Walking Tours", "City Tours", "Food Tours" in Osaka.

See our Trip Advisor page: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g14127654-d14911788-Reviews-Backstreet_Osaka_Tours-Naniwa_Osaka_Osaka_Prefecture_Kinki.html

This event is every night of the year!!! BUT we only offer it on Meetup when we need to fill up a tour.

Please see our website:
http://www.backstreetosakatours.com

NOTE: These tours are for SMALL groups (max of 12 ppl)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
・Delve into a network of old, twisting, narrow alleys full of character
・Visit the exciting retro zone with all it's charms & quirks
・Explore a unique, historical red light district
・Taste testing at two different local street stalls
・Historic facts of a region controlled by the yakuza
・Venture into the intriguing ghetto area with a controversial past

PLEASE LOOK AT OUR PHOTOS OF PREVIOUS TOURS:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/oppleosaka/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1925004241085173

These are the incredible Backstreet Osaka Tours of the ghetto, retro zone, yakuza, redlight district, illegal gambling dens and the neighbourhood alleys. During the tour you’ll do some taste testing at two different street stalls.

We strive to show you the authentic Osaka on this night tour, where you get a real and deep understanding of the inner workings of this amazing city visiting some heritage architecture which is steeped in history & some run down, derelict areas too…not what Osaka Tourism wants you to see!

Get an inside look with one of our bilingual tour guides: Andy (who is half Japanese & half Australian), Rutti (American), Tony (half Japanese & half American), Bennet (NZ) . All have an extensive knowledge of the Osaka region and can answer all your queries on this walking tour.

WHAT WE’LL EXPLORE!
We will show you the hidden gems that you would never find without us.

1. Night Ghetto walk: run down warehouse areas, quaint back streets & arcades
2. Learn about the Osakan night culture: off the beaten path best eateries & bars
3.Visit the underground gambling dens: Majong, Go & Shogi

4. Take a glimpse at the lost homeless regions: respectfully & never staring.
5. Red Light district tour: witness a region controlled by the infamous yakuza
6. See bizarre only in Japan establishments. Quirks & superstitions

7. Traverse the unmissable winding, narrow alleys

8. Set foot in Osaka’s most important, but unknown, shrine. Rituals explained
9. Discover & understand the runnings & loopholes of the pachinko palours

FOOD: Included in the cost is taste testing at 2 different delicious stalls.

THE TOUR FEE IS ONLY 2800yen through this Meetup page (Includes a Professional guided tour, guide through the winding alleys, ghetto, Retro and Red Light district and taste testing at 2 different local stalls).

PAYMENT: PLEASE PAY IN ADVANCE ON THIS SITE: http://ptix.at/lHd3SL

CHOOSE THE DISCOUNTED TICKET THAT SAYS:
"FRIEND OF TOUR GUIDE"....it is only 2800yen (a discount of 2800yen!!! 50% off normal ticket price).

NOTE: Half of our guests are female...yes half!! .......as they know it's their only chance to ever visit these areas!

MEET UP LOCATION:
Daikokucho Station, Exit 1 at 5:30pm. Meet at the top of the stairs near the convenience store. (NOTE: I'm sorry but we will depart sharply at 5:35pm)

DIRECTION:Hop in to the Midosuji Subway Line (Red Line). Get off at Daikokucho and head to exit 1.

MEDIA COVERAGE:
Featured on 6 newspaper articles & sites around the world (Australia to as far away as Poland).
Link to an internet article about our tour:
http://www.traveller.com.au/japan-osaka-shinsekais-history-as-a-new-world-fades-into-gritty-realism-h1dr7g

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