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On this page, we will post everything interesting, beautiful, cool, exciting, yummy and fun we found around Lake Biwa!

Nagisa Park (in Moriyama)

Rape blossoms on a snow-covered field

About 15km north of Nagisa Park in Otsu City (see the previous post), on the eastern shore near the narrowest part of the Lake Biwa, there lies another park of the same name. Compared with its huge counterpart in more populated urban Otsu, this Nagisa Park (officially “Daiichi (No.1) Nagisa Park”), located on a quiet … Read more

Nagisa Park (in Otsu)

Nagisa Park facing Lake Biwa, Mt. Hiei and Mt. Hira

Got tired with concrete jungles in Osaka and tourist-packed streets in Kyoto? Away from the hectic atmosphere in big cities, Nagisa Park (literally Shore Park) in Otsu is a great place to catch fresh lake breezes and take a deep breath under the open sky. It is a waterfront park on the city centre of … Read more