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Okishima

Okishima

Chris Glenn

Okishima is unique as the only inhabited lake in Japan and it’s long history is even more unique. The 450 residents descended ..

Shiga
Shirahige Shrine 12

Shirahige Shrine

Cathy Cawood

The "floating" tori at Shirahige Shrine is smaller than the tori at Miyajima, but forms a beautiful scene against the backdrop of..

Shiga 6
Otsu Festival

Otsu Festival

Oct 12th - Oct 13th

Otsu Matsuri takes place in early October and features thirteen ornate floats with ingenious mechanical puppets.

Shiga, Tenson Shrine Free