3 days in Shiga Prefecture Itinerary

3 days in Shiga Prefecture Itinerary

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3 days in Shiga Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
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Otsu
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ishiyamadera Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Miho Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hachiman-bori, and finally step into the grandiose world of Hikone Castle.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Otsu sightseeing planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Otsu is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bangkok to Otsu. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in March; daily highs in Otsu reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Otsu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Omihachiman, Hikone Castle, Miho Museum
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Hikone Castle ©
Hikone Castle
Ishiyamadera Temple ©
Ishiyamadera Temple
Miho Museum ©
Miho Museum