Shiga Prefecture Tourism

Shiga Prefecture (滋賀県 Shiga-ken) is a prefecture of Japan, which forms part of the Kansai region in the western part of Honshu island. It encircles Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The capital is Ōtsu.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Explore Shiga Prefecture travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Shiga Prefecture is Kyoto. Take a short trip from Shiga Prefecture and set some time aside to explore the Kyoto. Dotted with places like Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kinkaku-ji, Kiyomizu-dera; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Shiga Prefecture can generally be of 1-2 days.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

Shiga Prefecture Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Shiga Prefecture. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Shiga Prefecture trip planner.