Keisoku-ji

Keisoku-ji Temple/ Shiga

Keisoku-ji, located in Nagahama city, an old abandoned temple is known for its beautiful “red carpet” approach, created by the falling red maple leaves.

eigen-ji temple

Eigen-ji Temple/ Shiga

Eigen-ji, located along the gorge of the Echi-gawa river in Shiga is a beautiful spot for autumn foliage. 3,000 maple trees color the whole mountain in red.

ukimi-do

Mangetsu-ji Temple/ Shiga

Mangetsu-ji Temple, known as the Ukiumi-do, a floating temple is located in Katata on the southwest of Lake Biwa, to provide you one of the 8 beautiful landscapes of Shiga.

hiyoshi taisha

Hiyoshi-Taisha Shrine/ Shiga

Hiyoshi-Taisha Shrine is located at the foot of Mt. Hieizan in Shiga. The shrine is famous for beautiful autumn colors and monkeys known as divine messengers.

shirahige shrine

Shirahige Shrine/ Shiga

The majestic red torii gate of Shirahige Shrine is floating in Lake Biwa. Shirahige Shrine, located on the western side of Lake Biwa in Shiga blesses visitors with a long life.

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mii-dera

Mii-dera Temple 「三井寺」/ Otsu,Shiga

Mii-dera is originally the main inner temple of the Tendai-jimon sect. it became an independent temple on the mount Hiei-zan in 13th century. This temple is also famous for its cherry blossoms (1,500 cherry trees on the grounds)

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