Shiga-ken Things to Do

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Shiga-ken Things to Do

  • Hikone Castle, one of National Treasures

    Hikone Castle is known by its very beautiful shape.The contrast of the black roofs and white walls of the castle tower is beautiful.You can go into the tower and go up to the top floor (fourth floor) by ascending the narrow wooden stairs. From the windows you can a command a beautiful view of Hikone City and Lake Biwa. And the castle itself is like...

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  • Enjoy Walking in Omihachiman

    The area around Lake Biwa had been called 'Omi' until the Meiji era (until 1867). So there are many cities and towns whose names begin with 'Omi'. Omihachiman is one of those cities.Omihachiman was very prosperous during the Edo era and there were lots of rich merchants. In the center of Omihachiman, you will enjoy the streets and buildings which...

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  • Enjoy the riverside district in...

    In Omihachiman you can enjoy the beautiful scenary of Lake Biwa and a lot of rivers and canals which run into and out of Lake Biwa. In Omihachiman these rivers and canals are making a really wonderfrul scenary. The reedy shores of them are so nice. I love those scenary. You can rent a bicycle and enjoy riding it ( there is a nice cycling road just...

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  • The Miho Museum - IV

    Inside looking out towards the tunnel and the bridge. The bridge received an award in 2002 from the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering [phew!].

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  • The Miho Museum - II

    The stone is a beige limestone from France. The Chinese-American architect, I.M. Pei used this stone for all surfaces in the museum. The museum is celebrating its 5th anniversay in 2002 with several special exhibits.

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  • The Miho Museum - III

    The area the museum is set in is called the Peach Valley. According to the legend of Peach Valley -- "If you seek happiness, look at beautiful things” The museum helps that along :)

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  • The Miho Museum

    Before the museum was built the collection was displayed in several cities as the Shumei Family Collection. The museum opened in 1997.

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Shiga-ken Hotels

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  • Auberge Meson

    1039-45 Kitahira, Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, 520-0503, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Business Hotel Serikawa

    As the name states, Business Hotel Serikawa is a business hotel, located along the Serikawa River....

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  • Kitabiwako Hotel Grazie

    4-17 Minato-cho, Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture, 526-0067, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Boston Plaza Kusatsu

    1-27 Nishiojicho, Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, 525-0037, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Lafore Biwako Hotel

    2876 Imahamachojukkenya, Moriyama, Shiga Prefecture, 524-0101, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Royal Oak Hotel

    23-1 Kayanoura, Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, 520-2143, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Comfort Hotel Hikone

    155 Furusawa-cho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, 522-0007, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Nagahama Royal Hotel

    38 Oshimacho, Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture, 526-0066, Japan

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel 21

    7-10 Wakatakecho, Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, 525-0031, Japan

    Good for: Couples

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