Omi and Hikone Travel Guide

The contents of this area

Sightseeing Guide:

Omi, Hikone, and Maibara cities are located on the south of Lake Biwa. There are many ruins and historical spots such as Hikone Castle, one of the 12 existed remaining castles, Azuchi Castle, and Omi Hachiman streets. Also, there are many events related with Lake Biwa are held in this area. One of the major event at Lake Biwa is the man power bird contest, "Toriningen Contest."

Access to Omi and Hikone

By Car

Use Meishin Express Way. Exit at Hikone.

By Train

Use JR Tokaido Line to Hikone Station.

Hieizan Enryakuji Temple

Area Distribution : Shiga