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Miyauchicho, Omihachiman, Shiga Prefecture 523-0828, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 28 attractions in Omihachiman
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Nagoya, Japan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Hachiman-bori is a stunningly beautiful river, flowing through the north-side of omihachiman city. It's surrounded by traditional Japanese houses.. time seems to have stopped here as you watch old turtles slowly swim in the water. Some small and pretty coffee shops as well along the river if you can spot them!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

My wife wanted to see this location after seeing many NHK drama's . Make sure you get your english explanation from the tourist information before departing by bus to give yourself some of the historical background. The main canal along which the merchants houses were located fell in to disrepair in the 1950's and was scheduled for landfill. However some... More

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