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Let’s go on a trip to visit cultural heritage sites

In Shiga Prefecture, its unique history and culture have been nurtured with its vast nature including Lake Biwa. In particular, there are many historical buildings and sites, and famous places located mainly at Ishiyamadera Temple and Miidera Temple in Ishiyama and Hamaotsu districts in Otsu City. If you visit an abundance of nature and the cultural heritage sites, and feel the local culture, you will surely find the great charm of Otsu, which you would not be able to experience just through books.

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