Best Things To Do in Hikone, Japan

Whether you're visiting Hikone for a few days or are a localite, Hikone is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Hikone. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Hikone. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Hikone. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Hikone keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Hikone listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Hikone

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Hikone that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 6 Things To Do in Hikone
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    Hikone Castle (hikone)

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: 1-1 Konkicho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture 522-0061, Japan

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A national treasure and a historical delight is the marvellous Hikone Castle which lets you experience the classic era of the olden times. The scenic views surrounding the castle attract tourists from...Read more

  2. #2 of 6 Things To Do in Hikone
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    Chiyo Shrine Image
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    Address: 2 Chome-9-33 Kyōmachi, Hikone-shi, Shiga-ken 522-0081, Japan

    Google Reviews
    侍猫

    It is a wonderful place. My heart will be calm.

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  3. #3 of 6 Things To Do in Hikone
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    Shigaken Gokoku Shrine Image
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    Address: 1-59 Osuechō, Hikone-shi, Shiga-ken 522-0001, Japan

    Google Reviews
    Walter Klinger

    wonderful chrysanthemum display in the fall

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  4. #4 of 6 Things To Do in Hikone
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    Daishiji Image
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    Address: 7-19 Sawachō, Hikone-shi, Shiga-ken 522-0075, Japan

    Google Reviews
    竹川勝重

    参拝に伺いましたら住職さんが、お堂の中まで案内されました。おかげでゆっくりと参拝出来ました❗️御朱印も頂きました。話す事が好きな住職...

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  5. #5 of 6 Things To Do in Hikone
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    Ryotan-ji Temple Image
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    Address: 1104 Furusawachō, Hikone-shi, Shiga-ken 522-0007, Japan

    Google Reviews
    Heiko Sendrowski

    Ryotanji offers three gardens of excellent design. During history many novices trained here became "gardening priests" and established temple gardens on their own. According to a leaflet offered by t...

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  6. #6 of 6 Things To Do in Hikone
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    Chikubushima Island Image
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    Address: Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Japan

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