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Things to do in OTSU?

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Things to do in OTSU?

Please advise us: As we'll be staying in Otsu for 3 nights in April, what would be the best things to do there in the evenings and one free after-noon? We'll do sightseeing in Kyoto during the days. We are 3 adults and two 10-year old boys. Thank you in advance for your suggestions.

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1. Re: Things to do in OTSU?

http://www.otsu.or.jp/en/active/index.htm

Don't forget Historic Monument of Ancient Kyoto, Enryakuji temple is located in Otsu...

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2. Re: Things to do in OTSU?

With 3 days I think you would be spending fully in Kyoto City until night when you come back to your hotel to rest and sleep. You may take the Keihan Keishin Line (going to the central areas of Kyoto) or the JR line (going to Kyoto Station and Osaka).

There are some minor shopping opportunities in central area of Otsu and some historic sites especially Ishiyamadera not far away. Hieizan Enryakuji is on top of the mountain between Kyoto and Otsu in the north, but with 3 days in the area you might not have time for it apart from Kyoto sites.

Edited: 9:38 pm, March 27, 2014
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3. Re: Things to do in OTSU?

If you come to the April 12 to 14, Sanno Festival opens at night.

http://www.otsu.or.jp/festival/index.htm

Such as karaoke and movie theaters and bowling seems to have entered the Hamaotsu ARCUS.

http://www.a-qus.com/index.php

Lake Biwa flower fountain is also carried out to 19:30.

www.biwako-visitors.jp/search/spot.php…

…shiga.lg.jp/h/…h25untenkeikaku.html

If you are not interested you are in them, it is better to tourism in Kyoto might be nice.

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4. Re: Things to do in OTSU?

Thank you very much, Yobeekool and Haro1210 for your time. We'll manage somehow with our regretably limited time in Kyoto.

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