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Culture in Shiga

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Hikone Castle in Shiga 7

Hikone Castle in Shiga

Lily

Hikone Castle in Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture, is a very famous original castle tower. It is registered as a National Treasu...

Shiga
Enryaku-ji

Enryaku-ji

Ian VanDuzer

It may not attract the huge crowds of other Kyoto temples, but Enryaku-ji is one temple complex you don't want to miss.

Shiga
Shirahige Shrine 12

Shirahige Shrine

Cathy Cawood

The "floating" tori at Shirahige Shrine is smaller than the tori at Miyajima, but forms a beautiful scene against the backdro...

Shiga
Muddled in Miidera

Muddled in Miidera

Arlene Bastion

Getting to and around Miidera is a bit puzzling. But persevere. The temples are embedded in verdant forests, and emanate a s...

Shiga