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.

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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!

  • Know the pollution level of Shiga Prefecture before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.06 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 38.64 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 34.09 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 39.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 39.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 36.36 (Low)
  • How safe is Shiga Prefecture for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Shiga Prefecture.

    • Burglary and Theft 11.46 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 9 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 7.29 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 8 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 11 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 92 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 13 (Very Low)
    • Safety Index 87.9 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 47.47 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 95.27 (High)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.61 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shiga Prefecture

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.28 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.78 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.14 USD

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