In Otsu, where Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan, is located, you can enjoy cruising around the lake and visiting the tourist spots.
In the area, there are many places of interest, such as “Hieizan Enryakuji Temple,” which was founded by the Buddhist priest Saicho,” Omi Jingu Shrine,” where Emperor Tenchi is enshrined,” Ishiyamadera Temple,” which is related to the Tale of Genji, and “Ukimido,” one of the major scenic spots of Lake Biwa.

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