Most Instagenic Spots In Shiga Prefecture

Here're most instagenic spots in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. There're many instagram worthy spots you can get 'like' in your SNS, such as 'Chikubu-shima Island' where a god lives, and 'Shirahige Shrine' with a holy torii gate standing on the lake. Then, we selected best instagenic ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Shiga.

Most Instagenic Spots In Shiga Prefecture

Chikubu-shima Island

Let's Challenge At God's Island! Throwing Tiles And Your Wish Comes True If They Go Under The Torii Gate

Chikubu jima Shrine has a torii gate facing to Lake Biwa. Visitors write their wishes on kawara (tiles) and throw them to go under the torii. If you succeed it, your wish may come true! Let's challenge 'Kawara Nage'!

THE BIWAKO TERRACE

Terrace Like A Paradise Overlooking Lake Biwa From An Altitude Of 1100 Meters

Ride a ropeway from the foot of the mountain, you can go there like a garden of heaven. Tiled pool of a café and yellow lemonade are stylish. But the nature blue colors of Lake Biwa and the sky are most wonderful.

La Collina Omihachiman

A Magnificent Idea For Standing Close To Nature Of Omi Hachiman! A Confectionary Shop Of Woods & Greens

Mountains and woods, rich nature of Omi Hachiman surrounds this confectionary shop. There're main shop, market, bakery and places where the people can communicate each other with nature. You can enjoy freshly made sweets in nature.

Metasequoia Street

I Found In Japan! A Metasequoia Lined Street As Long As 2.5km

At Makino Highland, located in the north of Lake Biwa. As many as 500 trees of metasequoia line up along the street of 2.5km. Enjoy the different expressions of each season, like lush greens in spring and summer, the splendor of the leaves in autumn and the snowy scene of white branches in winter.

Gallery & Cafe ENSOU

Delicious & Beautiful Seasonal Tarts Which Many People Want Though In The Woods!

Though they prepare only seasonal tarts and drinks, such a beautiful tart you eat in the woods is a good seller because they're very photogenic! Many customer come from far, and they would be sold out till noon even on weekdays. I recommend you to visit here just after it opens!

Shirahige Shrine

I Want To See It All Day! A Lightened Torii Gate On The Lake

Shirohige Shrine stands by the Lake Biwa and is proud of the oldest history in Oumi region. To be surprised, its torii gate stands on the lake! We can see the illuminated torii at night, and the lightened by the rising sun in the early morning.

Eigen-ji Temple

Japanese Maple Temple With Autumn Colors

Eigen-ji Temple is called Japanese Maple Temple because it has many maple trees. In autumn, the precinct is filled with red, and these leaves are shining in the sun light.

Kyorinbo

Fall Colors On The Mossy Garden Of An Obscure Temple In Shiga

A stone temple Kyorinbo, built by Shotoku Taishi, is a great but a little known temple in Shiga Prefecture! The bamboo grove and mossy garden covered with fall colored leaves are like different world indeed. The falling red leaves down to the green moss are breathtakingly beautiful. What's more, you can see the carpet of red maple leaves in the later season.

Schale Mizugahama

Get Biwa Lake All To Myself!? The Superb Sweeping View Of The Lake

Don't think it just a café. Here has the special seats for viewing Biwa Lake without anyone standing in your way. Every time I need a scramble for its terrace seats, I'm lucky if I can get! In spring, please enjoy the cherry blossoms.

Uminobe Dining Ashimi

Being Held In The Magnificence Of Lake Biwa & The Morning Sun…Breakfast With Many Local Foodstuffs

Breakfast is an entertainment. Scrambled egg of the local eggs, shiny rice of 'Omi-mai' and fresh local vegetables. Enjoy the morning specialties at the window seats to your heart content. Eat it after jogging around the lake, it will make your today's journey in good condition.

CLUB HARIE J'oublie le temps

All You Can Eat Breads Of Popular Bakery! Happy Breakfast By The Lake Biwa

J'oublie le temps is a bakery of famous confectionery CLUB HARIE. At this lovely bakery like being in other countries, you can taste tasty breads and nice views of Lake Biwa. Have a luxury breakfast without thinking about time.

Kaizu Osaki

A Row Of Cherry Trees, One Of The Best 100 Cherry Trees In Japan, At The Side Of Lake Biwa

Kaizu-osaki, a scenic spot at the north of Lake Biwa, there is a row of cherry trees. And about 900 trees of Somei-yoshino(a popular kind of Japanese cherry tree) make us attracted by its fantastic spring scenery.

Biwako Lake

Elegant Lights Arch! Full-blown Skyrockets Above The Biggest Lake Biwa

They have held it every August for more than 30 years in Otsu, Shiga Pref. Skyrockets is of course powerful, and the directions that makes the most of its location above the lake is worth seeing.

Shirahige Shrine

The Oldest Shrine In Shiga Standing By The Lake Biwa

This is the oldest one in Shiga and a main shrine of Shirahige shrines all over Japan. Its torii gate on the lake is famous and admired as 'Itsukushima In Oumi' (Oumi is an old name for Shiga). Also, the view of the Lake Biwa seen from the inner place of the shrine is breathtaking! You can find many other attractions in the precinct such as a monument of Japanese poem.

Hikone Castle

410 Years Since Building! A Beautiful & Wise National Treasure Overlooking Lake Biwa

Hikone Castle has a relation with Ii family. It's hard to be invaded and easy to use, so we can find wisdom everywhere in the castle. The historical interior is also the highlight. What is more, the castle seen from Genkyu-en Garden in the same site is so gorgeous that I can say it has both beauty and strength.

Kurokabe Square

Enjoy Lakeside Country's Gourmet & Arts! A Town With Cool, Retro Black Walls.

A busiest destination of Nagahama, a castle town built up by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a general in the Age of Civil. At a retro town with rare and traditional black plastered buildings, many glass shops, cafés and restaurants for local Shiga-style food, and art galleries are dotted.

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