Otsu— 1 day
Mon, Dec 30
The lake port city of Otsu has a wealth of sites of historical and cultural importance and lies within close proximity to Kyoto.On the 30th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omi Shrine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple, then fly down the slopes at Biwako Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mii-dera Temple (Onjo-ji Temple).
To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Otsu planner.
In December in Otsu, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Otsu
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31: