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Lake Biwa

Lake Biwa

Lake Biwa is the largest lake in Japan with the area of approximately 670k ㎡...

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Kurokabe Square (Nagahama)

Kurokabe Square (Nagahama)

The former bank building with the modern appearance of black plaster and whit...

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National Treasure Hikone Castle

National Treasure Hikone Castle

The moonlit Hikone castle is counted as one of the picturesque ‘ Eight Views ...

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Fresh-water Fish from Lake Biwa

Fresh-water Fish from Lake Biwa

Around Lake Biwa, you will encounter various local dishes of fish from the la...

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Omi Beef

Omi Beef

Omi beef is one of the three most famous kinds of beef in Japan. It has long ...

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Kamo-suki, Sukiyaki with Wild Duck Meat

Kamo-suki, Sukiyaki with Wild Duck Meat

Kamo-suki is sukiyaki with wild duck meat, a specialty in winter from the mid...

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Otsu-e (Otsu painting)

Otsu-e (Otsu painting)

Otsu-e, or Otsu paintings, are a representative souvenir of Otsu City on the ...

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Shigarakiy Ware

Shigarakiy Ware

In Shigaraki area of Koga City, the hometown of Shigaraki ware, you will be c...

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Omi sensu (folding fan)

Omi sensu (folding fan)

“Sense” is a traditional Japanese folding fan. Thin bamboo or wooden slats ar...

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Hachiman-bori Moat

Hachiman-bori Moat

Hachiman-bori moat is an old canal located in Omi-hachiman, the lakeside city...

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Biwako Valley

Biwako Valley

This is a ski resort located at the west shore of Lake Biwa with its slops on...

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MIHO MUSEUM

MIHO MUSEUM

This museum was designed by I.M.Pei, a world-famous architect for the Glass P...

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