Life / Living / Hospital Spots in Shiga Area

  • Lake Biwa Children's Land
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Pref. Takashimashi Adogawachoukitafunaki 2981
    A huge facility for children located in Kitafunaki Adogawa-cho, Takashima City. Outdoor areas include a huge playground and obstacle course, various activity facilities, and a campground where visitors can enjoy day camping and barbecuing. The indoor Niji-no-ie hall has lodging rooms, a large public bath (open to lodgers only), a cafeteria, workshop rooms where crafting classes are held, and indoor play equipment.
  • Hokkokugama
    Travel / Tourism
    Shiga Pref. Nagahamashi Motohamachou 8-19
    A ceramics class facility located in Motohama-Cho, Nagahama City. The facility holds classes on making ceramics using manual and electric potter’s wheels (reservation required), and casual ceramics painting classes. The facility also offers a class held during a wedding in which the mementos are created for the bride and groom’s parents.
  • Ibukiyama Paraglider School
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Pref. Maibarashi Ueno 1488-2
    A paragliding school located in Ueno, Maibara City. The school offers a half day trial course and a one-day trial course which enables takers to fly over Lake Biwa. The school also has a master course which will enable a taker to acquire up to a Class B student license. There’s also a restaurant and shop near the hill where the paragliders take off.
  • Oogoya
    14 Reviews
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Pref. Koukashi Shigarakichouchokushi 2349
    A commercial complex focusing on Shigaraki ware galleries and shops situated along the Oumi-Green Road close to the entrance to Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park in Chokushi Shigaraki-cho, Koka City. Here you’ll find shops selling boutique items, Shigaraki ware, and other ceramics; galleries; and a ceramics class facility, as well as restaurants and a garden café offering brick oven-baked bread and sweets.


  • Shiga Prefectural Library
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Otsu-shi Setaminamiogayacho 1740-1
    A five-minute walk from the Bunka Zone-mae bus stop. This library adjoins The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga in Biwako Culture Park. The library houses a huge number of books; the general collection room contains 150 thousand volumes, the reference room 60 thousand volumes, and the children's room 40 thousand volumes. The library also has many magazines and newspapers. The library's hall is used to host concerts on Saturdays, while casual conversation meetups are held in the lounge on the third Friday of the month, and the library also serves as a space for local residents to rest and relax. Lastly, the library also has a restaurant.
  • Ueno
    Shiga Koka-shi Tsuchiyamacho Kitatsuchiyama 1523
  • Auberge Meson
    231 Reviews
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Pref. Otsushi Kitahira 1039-45

    We came to Biwako Valley for skiing and stayed 1 night here. It takes 5min driving from JR Shiga station. Hotel staff was so friendly and picked us up from the station when I called them asking for...

  • Private Ritsumeikan University Biwako‧Kusatsu Campus
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Kusatsu-shi Nojihigashi 1-chome 1-1
  • Shiga Medical University Hospital
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Otsu-shi Setatsukinowacho
  • Tsujiki
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Pref. Oumihachimanshi Tanakaechou 220
  • Nissin Foods Kansai Plant
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Ritto-shi Shimomagari 21-1
  • Shiga Driver's License Center
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Moriyama-shi Konohamacho 2294
  • Xiv Biwako
    1 Reviews
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Maibara-shi Iso 1477-2

    世界遺産候補の彦根城から車10分ほどの場所にあります。 部屋は広くて素敵で、窓から琵琶湖を眺めることができました。 ホテル内にある近江亭という鉄板焼きレストランでディナーを頂きました。食事は美味しくて、雰囲気もサービスも良く、とても居心地が良かったです。 満足度の高いお勧めのリゾートホテルです。

  • Ryukoku University Seta Campus
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Otsu-shi Setaoecho
  • Otsu City Office
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Otsu-shi Goryocho 3-1
  • Otsu Red Cross hospital
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Otsu-shi Nagara 1-1-35
  • Takara Standard Shiga Plant
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Koka-shi Minakuchicho Satsukigaoka 28
  • Calbee Konan Kojo
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Pref. Konanshi Koujibukuro 558
  • Saiseikai Shiga Hospital
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Ritto-shi Ohashi 2-4-1
  • Shiga Prefectural University
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shiga Hikone-shi Hassakacho 2500

Shiga Areas


Visitors to Shiga prefecture are almost always hopping east across the prefectural border from Kyoto, and they are almost certainly Lake Biwa-bound. Covering an area of 670 square kilometers, Lake Biwa makes up the bulk of Shiga prefecture, with beautiful lakeside paths that offer myriad walking and cycling opportunities, connecting a string of museums, shrines, and picturesque views that finally lead you to Hikone Castle on the eastern side of the lake.

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