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Discover Lake Biwa's Eastern Shores with a Local Guide
"During this tour you will visit Hikone a castle town of the Ii family who supported the Tokugawa Shogunate. The tour will also cover Omihachiman introducing the powerful merchant class that was based here. Over the course of your tour you will explore Hikone taking a walk around Hikone Castle. You will get to see the town’s tower (designated a national treasure)
From JPY13,750.00
 
Discover Lake Biwa's Eastern Shores with a Local Guide
"During this tour you will visit Hikone a castle town of the Ii family who supported the Tokugawa Shogunate. The tour will also cover Omihachiman introducing the powerful merchant class that was based here. Over the course of your tour you will explore Hikone taking a walk around Hikone Castle. You will get to see the town’s tower (designated a national treasure)
From JPY13,750.00
 
Local Cooking and Cycling Tour: Beautiful Takashima Biwa Lake and Rice Terraces
"After a 40-minute scenic train ride from JR Kyoto station you will arrive at JR Omi-Takashima station (Kosei-Line). Enjoy the lovely countryside and lake views. The almost perfectly flat Lakeside road is ideal for a memorable bicycle ride. Feel the refreshing breeze from Lake Biwa the largest lake in Japan. You will be visiting Shirahige Shrine the oldest in Shiga prefecture with its impressive view of a Torii gate standing in the water and a center of devotion for many local people. With many water springs this part of the lake around the shrine appears particularly serene creating an even more unforgettable impression for those who visit. *From December to March (in case of bad weather conditions)
From JPY18,000.00

More Things to Do in Toyoake

Okuraike Park

Okuraike is one of the reservoir ponds in Toyoake and around the pond is a park with running and walking courses. It is a fitting place to rest during the walk between Kotokuin Temple and Sogenji...
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Jul 02, 2013

Kotokuin Temple

Originally founded in 810 as one of the temples in Koyasan Complex, it was moved to the present place in 1884 and became the regional head temple of Koyasan. The temple grounds are believed to be the...
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Jul 02, 2013

Okehazama Battlefield In Legend

The battle of Okehazama in 1560 was one of the major battles for Nobunaga Oda then only a minor warlord of Owari Province. The Odas had been fighting among family members and their land was often...
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Jun 30, 2013

Senninzuka Mound (National Historical Monument)

Senninzuka mound is a burial mound for deceased soldiers during the battle of Okahazama in 1560. Buried underneath is about 2,500 soldiers who lost their lives as Imagawa-side warriors. The mound was...
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Jan 08, 2013

Sakabe Zenkoji Temple

Most of the Buddhist temples in Japan are built with wooden structure. Sakabe Zenkoji founded in 1872 Ryuan Sanda who also was a reputed doctor is one of the exceptional cases. In 1947 the main hall...
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Dec 14, 2012

Sanda Residence

When you are walking toward Zengo station passing Ichirizuka Mound at Ano you will find a nice old house with impressive wooden fences. It is Sanda Residence of the family reputed for excellent...
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Dec 14, 2012
 
 
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Ichirizuka Mound At Ano

Ichirizuka Mound at Ano is the 86th milestone mound from Edo(currently Tokyo). Ichirizuka mound was placed at every 4 kilometer distance mark serving as the landmarks for Old Tokaido travellers....
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Nov 29, 2012

Owaki Shrine

Owaki Shrine is a nice old shrine about a few minutes walk from Sogenji temple. It is best known by the performance of Hashigojishi at Owaki held on the second Sunday in October. Hashigojishi is the...
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Nov 19, 2012

Sogenji Temple

Founded about 700 years ago as a Tendai-sect temple it was converted to Soto-zen temple about 500 years ago. The temple is best known as the start of Chita Pilgrimmage of Eighty-Eight Temples modelled...
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Nov 13, 2012

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