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Shiga awaits: its lake views, temples, castle, and more!

Discover the historic area of Shiga—lake views, restaurants, and top sights from Lake Biwa to Biwako Valley Ski Resort.

Popular cities in Shiga

Lake Biwa Canal featuring a river or creek
Otsu
Known for Lakes, Hot Springs and Culture

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Reasons to visit

  • Lake Biwa
    Lake Biwa
  • Biwako Otsukan
    Biwako Otsukan
  • Enryakuji Temple
    Enryakuji Temple
Hikone
Hikone
Known for Castles, Historical Buildings and Temples

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Reasons to visit

  • Lake Biwa
    Lake Biwa
  • Hikone Castle
    Hikone Castle
Nagahama
Known for Temples, Castles and Festivals

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Reasons to visit

  • Lake Biwa
    Lake Biwa
Takashima
Known for Lakes, Biking and Theme Parks

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Reasons to visit

  • Lake Biwa
    Lake Biwa
Omihachiman
Known for Ruins, Castles and Lakes

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Reasons to visit

  • Lake Biwa
    Lake Biwa
Moriyama
Known for Romantic, Relaxing and Secluded

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Reasons to visit

  • Lake Biwa
    Lake Biwa