43 days in Hikone Itinerary

43 days in Hikone Itinerary

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— 42 nights


Hikone ©
A small city on the shores of the country's largest lake, Hikone draws in visitors with its fine castle.
Explore Hikone's surroundings by going to Handa (Birthplace of Japanese Dairy Farming & Tachikawa Art Museum), Tokoname (Tokoname City Pottery Footpath, Aeon Mall Tokoname, &more) and Suzuka (Suzuka Municipal Museum of Archaeology, Suzuka Circuit, &more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Hikone Castle, get to know the fascinating history of 玄宮園 - Genkyūen Garden 玄宮園, make a trip to Hachiman-bori, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kehi Shrine.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hikone day trip planning site.

October in Hikone sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hikone

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Takashima, Koka, Nagahama, Suzuka, Omihachiman
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Hikone Castle ©
Hikone Castle
Yumekyobashi Castel Road ©
Yumekyobashi Castel Road
Hikone Castle Museum ©
Hikone Castle Museum