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One of Japan's few original castles: Hikone

Written by Sam Lesmana

I had many things on my to-see list for the day so I was in a bit of a hurry to get started. Hikone castle opens at 9am and, being an original castle, can get c

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Shiga Food Guide

Written by Odigo Travel

Photo Cred: Flickr user Yasuo KidaFuna-zushi While you’ve probably eaten the traditional form of Sushi, Funa-zushi is unique and distinctive. Funa-zushi is a t

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Shiga Access Guide

Written by Odigo Travel

Photo Cred: Flickr user hans-johnson [email protected]/36663699240/Shiga Prefecture is great in that it is incredibly close to Kyoto and other tourist destinations

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Shiga 1-day-tour Itinerary

Written by Odigo Travel

Because of Shiga Prefecture’s relative smallness, and its proximity to Kyoto and the Kansai area, Shiga is prefect for a quick one-day trip to enjoy nature and

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The Best Times to Visit Shiga

Written by Odigo Travel

Photo Cred: Flickr user tiseb [email protected]/16019837456/Hikone Castle Blossoms in Spring Hikone castle, situated near the shores of Lake Biwa, is also surrounde

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First Time in Shiga

Written by Odigo Travel

While not as popular as its neighbors like Kyoto, Shiga is still a prefecture full of places to visit regardless of the goal of your visit. While many tourists

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6 Places to visit if you like anime and manga

Written by Sam Lesmana

Merch stores, themed cafés, Akihabara, manga museums... there are many things manga and anime fans can do when they visit Japan that they often don't have the c