Discover The Shiga Prefecture

The majority of this prefecture consists of Lake Biwa, which is the biggest lake in all of Japan. Unsurprisingly, most of the sights are situated around the lake. Go hiking in the mountains, take a swim in the lake or visit some of the enchanting temples. The area has plenty to do for everyone and will keep you occupied for days on end. 

Getting around in Shiga prefecture

Valid rail and bus passes:
Shiga prefecture has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within Shiga prefecture.


Rental cars:

Airports in Shiga prefecture

There are no airports with scheduled airline services in Shiga prefecture. The nearest and most convenient airport is Kansai International Airport in Osaka prefecture. 

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