Shiga Prefecture
Kansai Region /

Shiga Prefecture

Part of the Kansai Region, Shiga Prefecture (ꌧ, Shiga-ken) is located east of Kyoto. Prefectural capital is Otsu. Shiga Prefecture fully encloses Lake Biwa, Japan's largest lake. Another attraction is Hikone with its feudal castle.
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Hikone

Castle town at the shores of Lake Biwa.

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Koka

Rural city known as a homeland of the ninja.

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