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Address: 215 Ukawa, Takashima 520-1122 , Shiga Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 740-36-1555
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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$183*
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Lake Biwa Driving Tour with Tour du lac

My wife and I are photo enthusiast. We booked a driving tour round Lake Biwa with BSC International Co. Ltd to take photos of Autumn leaves. Shirahige Shrine is our first stop. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
kw_ng123
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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My wife and I are photo enthusiast. We booked a driving tour round Lake Biwa with BSC International Co. Ltd to take photos of Autumn leaves. Shirahige Shrine is our first stop. We got some nice photos of the Torii (Gateway). The Torii is located out in the sea and makes a nice phto

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This shrine is a magical place and an interesting subject for photographers. It is difficult to get to though. I took the train to Omitakashima station and walked about half an hour using my GPS. You will walk first walk through a small town then along a major highway. Once you get to the shrine you will have little competition... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It's a strange place: First - it's just next to main road and there is no pedestrian crossing around. Second - to get there you have to take a taxi for around 1100 yen (one way) - remember to take a phone number (they are prepared) and when you want to go back you have to give number to gift... More 

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