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Lake biwa (Biwako)

Biwako is the largest lake in Japan. "Biwa" is a Japanese traditional musical instrument and the lake is named after its shape.

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Chikubujima

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Ishiyamadera

Ishiyamadera (Japanese)

Hieizan (Mount hiei) Enryakuji temple

Enryakuji temple (Japanese)

Hiyoshi taisya

Hiyoshi taisya (Japanese)

Omi Jingu

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Miidera


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Food of Shiga

Local Specialties

Funazushi

Funazushi (Japanese)

Gori No tsukudani

Funa no Ko Mabushi (Funa no Ko tsuki)

Saba somen

Saba somen

Noppei Udon

Noppei Udon

Zeitakuni

Shijimi no Tsukudani

Ebi no Tsukudani

Wakasagi no Kanroni

Akakabu no Tsukemono

Ayu no Konbumaki

Ebimame

Shijimimame

Koayu no Tsukudani

Saba no Narezushi

Koayu no Wakaboshi

Akakonnyaku no Nimono

Suyaki

Hinonazuke

Omi Chanpon

Saradapan (Salad roll)

A bread roll filled with chopped Takuan (traditional Japanese pickle) and Mayonnaise.

Sansyo senbei

Garatate

Nagahama uiro

Waka Ayu

Decchi Yokan

Hikone castle

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Nagahama Castle

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Nagahama city

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Hokoku Jinja

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Daitsuji

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Nagahama old Kaichi school

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Nagahama hachimangu

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Syanain

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Mikami Jinja

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Gokasyo Kondocho

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Omi Hachiman

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Himure Hachimangu

Himure Hachimangu(Japanese)

Azuchi castle

Azuchi castle (Japanese)

Odani castle ruin

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Kinomoto

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Kinomoto Jizoin

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Ohahe Jinja

Ohahe Jinja
Ohahe Jinja

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Lake Yogo

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Scenery of Shiga

Makinocho

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  • Shiga Prefecture

Otsu area  

Koka area   

Higashi-Omi area

Takashima area