Shiga Prefecture is home to Japan’s largest lake; Lake Biwa. A lot of people have probably never heard of Shiga prefecture as it is overshadowed by it’s famous neighbor Kyoto. However, in this article we will make you see how amazing this place is!
This series of articles sees us visiting 3 different areas using 3 different railways, enjoying unique food, doing unique activities, experiencing new things, and many more!
Mount Hiei: Discover the Abundance of World Heritage Sites and Japanese Tea in Kansai with Keihan Electric Railway
Taking you on a journey starting in Uji, a town in Kyoto known for its tea, and later to the World Heritage Site; Enryakuji Temple.
Explore the charms of Maibara, while cycling along the villages and the coast of Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan.
The charming town of Ogoto offers rural sceneries, relaxing herb teas, outdoor lunch, canoes, hot spring (onsen), and lamp-making activities!
Through this day trip, you’ll get to explore the charming town of Hikone, Shiga prefecture through cycling and unique activities.
Out of all the exciting places Shiga has to offer, this article will take you on a day trip to Nagahama Area & Chikubushima Island! (Just a few minutes from Kyoto!)
Not only is it famous for its spectacular view of the torii gate standing on the lake, but it is also well known as a famous power spot!