3 days in Shiga Prefecture Itinerary

3 days in Shiga Prefecture Itinerary

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Otsu
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Otsu

Otsu ©
The lake port city of Otsu has a wealth of sites of historical and cultural importance and lies within close proximity to Kyoto.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ishiyamadera Temple, then explore the world behind art at Miho Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hachiman-bori, and finally step into the grandiose world of Hikone Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Otsu online road trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Otsu is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Otsu is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in March: high temperatures in Otsu hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Otsu

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Omihachiman, Hikone Castle, Miho Museum
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Hikone Castle
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Ishiyamadera Temple
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Hachiman-bori