Lake Biwa

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  • Address: Shiga Prefecture, Japan
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  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake

Located in the Shiga prefecture near Kyoto in Japan, it is the largest freshwater lake in Japan and is the most significant part of the prefecture. It has been recognized in recent years as a quasi-national park. A large number of luxury hotels and relaxing resorts are lined up against the shores of the lake. A couple of historic structures add to the charm of the place. The 17th century castle and the Buddhist temple are the main landmarks of this area. A Lake Biwa museum constantly holds exhibits to inform people of the culture and past of the area. It is a perfect getaway for people looking to connect with nature.

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  • Lake Biwa Address: Shiga Prefecture, Japan
  • Time required to visit Lake Biwa: 01:00 Hrs
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