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Hannora | Chikubushima Cruise, Nagahama 526-0067, Shiga Prefecture
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Good place to visit

Me and my wife visited this place during Golden week of 2015 ( May 1st). Cruise was available... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2015
Ajai_Robin
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Sanda, Japan
Serene and peaceful

We came to Nagahama to do the boat trip as we were a little tired of busy cities. And we are glad... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2012
Soosie999
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Fremantle, Australia
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CHIKUBUSHIMA CRUISE Lots to see! Explore the island of legends and mystical energy Since ancient times, Chikubushima has been revered for its Hogon-ji Temple which is No. 30 of the 33 temples of the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage. It is a small island with a circumference of 2km, at almost equal distance from Imazu Port and Nagahama Port. The trees that cover the island (mainly conifers) are beautiful throughout the seasons. There are lots to see, including the national treasures of the Hogon-ji Karamon Gate and the main hall of Tsukubusuma Shrine, as well as the important cultural property of Hogon-ji’s Funa Corridor. Recently, it has been used as a location for television and film productions, and in addition to the fact that it is known as a place of mystical energy with a mysterious atmosphere, many visitors come to claim their own share of that energy. The benzaiten goddess happiness dolls and ‘kawarake-nage’ earthenware tile throwing (to ward off evil) are also popular. A regular
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May 3, 2015
“Good place to visit”
Dec 16, 2012
“Serene and peaceful”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hannora | Chikubushima Cruise, Nagahama 526-0067, Shiga Prefecture
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Reviewed May 3, 2015

Me and my wife visited this place during Golden week of 2015 ( May 1st). Cruise was available from Nagahama Port. Cost per head was around 3000 yen. We got a 10% discount as we stayed in "Business Hotel Izumi". May be this discount coupon...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2012

We came to Nagahama to do the boat trip as we were a little tired of busy cities. And we are glad we did. The ride over to the island was very smooth and a lovely Japanese man took an interest in 2 Aussies off...More

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