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You can enjoy the terrace of Lake Biwa with a magnificent view overlooking Lake Biwa, Japan's elevation of 1,100 meters, north-south panorama. Attractions such as Skywalker and Zip Line are also available (reservation required). It is famous as the...more
Lovely view but a bit expensive. We paid 2000 Yen parking fee and 5000 Yen ( for two persons, so 2.500 each) for the ropeway up and down. It’s a bit far to walk down and you should be well equipped with sturdy hiking boots...More
Visited in early February with my wife and daughter. The train commute from Osaka was about a little less than two hours. The buses from the last train station to Biwako travel in intervals of about 45 minutes. We initially planned to take a bus...More
the morning we were there, it had been raining the nite before and a drizzle earlier so the view was foggy/misty. The ride to the top via the tram was nothing spectacular since there was no view due to fog. Up on the hill, the...More
Check their homepage before going! I did check before I went but the website wasn’t so clear so I didn’t find out until I arrived to the station. Good thing I live only 3 stations away!
If you want to enjoy the crazy view of...More
My family and I went to Biwako Valley on the first week of February. It was the coldest time in Japan. We went to this place in order for us to experience snow there. We really enjoyed our stay there. We went yo snow land....More
We took a day trip from Osaka. I found clear instructions on this difficult to find so here is what we did:
- train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto (we tool the limited stop train from Kansai Airport, it was only one stop and took c.25min)...More
Getting here from Osaka can be a challenge for your patience. You have to ride a one hour train to Kyoto, and then switch lines and ride a thirty minute train to Shiga. From Shiga station, you have to take a twenty minute bus to...More