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.

14 Most Instagenic Spots In Shiga Prefecture

1Lake Biwa Firework Festival

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.

2Chikubu-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'!

3Kyorinbo Temple

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.

4Uminobe 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.

5Shirahige 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.

6Metasequoia Avenue

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.

7Kaizu 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.

8THE 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.

9La 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.

10Schale 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.

11Eigen-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.

12CLUB 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.

13Dome Cafe, A Hill With Lake Biwa View

Great Location Cafe In Front Of Panoramic View Of Lake Biwa

The blue color of its best-seller drink 'tonic soda' is excellent with the scenery of Lake Biwa and the clear sky. The private-seat requires the fee, you can have the scenery all to yourself.

14Gallery & 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!

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