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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
 
Experience Visiting a Local Farmer and Mochi Rice Cake Making
"After a 20-minute train ride from JR Kyoto station you will arrive at JR Ogoto Onsen station (Kosei-Line). Enjoy countryside views during your train ride. After arriving at the farmer’s house who is the seventh generation of the family you will enjoy a short walk through the village and rice fields. Ogi Village has been continuously cultivating the large area of terraced rice fields using spring water for 1300 years. The legend is that when a severe drought hit the city the emperor enshrined the Shinto spirit of rain in Ogi village. Soon spring water started running from the exact same location saving many peoples’ lives. You'll visit Ogura shrine where the spirit is said to be held. A large festival is held here in May just before the rice planting
From JPY13,000.00
 
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

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The small things...

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Take the walking tour as shown...

Take the walking tour as shown on the tourist map, and also go to a pottery and make some pottery. The pottery will fire the pottery and post your pottery to you a month later.Seto was of interest to...
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