The capital of Shiga perfecture
"The city in the shore of the biggest lake in Japan"
Otsu is the capital and largest city in the Shiga prefecture. This prefecture is famous for Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. It quiet place, if you expect a metropolitan place you will not find here. However this city is near to Osaka and Kyoto,only around 1 hour and 20 minutes respectively by train.