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11 Wondrous and Intriguing Places to Visit in Shiga Prefecture

Located east of Kyoto, Shiga Prefecture is a region most known for Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. Travelers usually bypass everything else in favor for seeing Lake Biwa, but there are actually plenty of traditional and artsy sights to see near the lake. Events and activities are also held around the lake every week, ranging from private cruises all the way to seasonal firework events. In this article, we will introduce some interesting spots in the area so that you don't miss out on what makes this prefecture so unique!

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