The National Treasure castle tower has a massive and dignified countenance
One of Japan’s pre-eminent private museums of art with permanent displays of ancient Chinese and Egyptian treasures
A tourist site in Nagahama, a city of many attractive shops centering on art
Japan’s largest lake amid lush nature with seasonally changing expressions
A man-made canal built during the Warring States Era linking Lake Biwa and a castle and stretching for a total length...
A beautiful prefectural road spanning 2.4km with about 500 metasequoia trees planted alongside
The birthplace of ninja where you can experience the history of ninja at Koka and even undergo training
The entirety of the 848m Mt. Hiei makes up the temple grounds. The view from the summit is also magnificent
View the four seasons of Shiga on board a gently sailing boat
This is the place to gain a variety of knowledge regarding Lake Biwa on matters such as the lake’s history and its ec...
A shrine known for practicing the warding off of evil depending on direction and for its divine messenger in the form...
One of the temples on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, Ishiyama-dera is associated with Shikibu Murasaki
The head temple of the Tendai Jimon sect known for the “Evening Bell at Mii-dera”, one of the Eight Views of Omi
An art museum floating atop the water and surrounded by beautiful nature with a view of Lake Biwa
A small island with a circumference of 2km on Lake Biwa that has been worshiped since ancient times
Although it took Nobunaga Oda 3 years to complete Azuchi Castle in 1576, all that remains now are the stone walls for...
A shopping street with the feeling of an old castle town surrounding Hikone Castle
With a beautiful canal and old streets, you can spend a relaxing time in this town
A tranquil daimyo garden by a large pond in harmony with nature and a castle in the background
The street representing Omihachiman which became famous for its Omi merchants