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Shiga Souvenirs

Take home a piece of Shiga with you. ...

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  • History walkabout in Shiga

    Take a stroll through Shiga’s past, with its many interesting historical sites, some dating as far back as more than 1,900 years. >>Read more about Shiga shigts...

  • A Very Shiga Feast

    You’ll never go hungry in Shiga Prefecture, not with so much good food available! ...

  • Experience the Spirit of Shiga

    Shiga Prefecture, located in the heart of Japan, has the distinct honour of being home to the largest lake in Japan. Lake Biwa, which covers 670 square kilometers (about one-sixth of the entire prefec...

  • Land of Plenty

    To the people of Shiga Prefecture, Lake Biwa is known as the Mother Lake. The enormous lake—which spans 670.4 square kilometres—provides locals with a profusion of fish, but its fresh, clear water als...

  • Sightseeing in Shiga

    While Lake Biwa is the main draw for visitors to Shiga Prefecture, there is plenty more to see and do. >>Read more about Shiga historical places...