Turn Japan’s best secret spots into dream destinations
Hot springs, mysterious, etc.
Kyoto, Mt. Fuji, etc.
April, July, etc.
Search using current location
*For use while in Japan.*Search by Current Location can only be used when location-based services are turned on.
Where did you shoot?
©AFLO, Hideki Nawate
The castle’s mascot character “Hikonyan” is very famous. This castle has undergone construction and maintenance every 20 years since 1604. The castle keep is a national treasure, and the castle site is designated as a special national historic site. The castle’s inner moat and central moat have been preserved in their original state.
1-1 Konki-cho, Hikone, Shiga
Adults(including high school students) 600Children(Elementary and junior high school students) 200
Its visitors can enjoy the view of about 450 plum trees bearing beautiful red and white blossoms between mid to end of March.
A 20-minute taxi ride from the "Maibara Station" on JR Tokai, JR Nishinihon Tokaido Shinkansen Lines
15 minutes from the "Hikone Station" on JR Nishinihon Tokaido Line
Open larger map