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Biwako Otsukan

5-35 Yanagasaki, Otsu 520-0022, Shiga Prefecture
+81 77-511-4187
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Lunch by the lake

We were guests of our local in-laws, we arrived from Australia and after being in Tokyo and then... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Jennifer G
,
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
A huge lake, the biggest in Japan.

Famous Lake Biwako, it is the largest in Japan, I visited during a morning near Otsu, frankly, it... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2014
Magellano81
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Tortona, Italy
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Biwako Otsu-kan ( Otsu Guest house of Lake Biwa ) is a water park adjacent to the Lake Biwa Yanagasaki lakeside park in the main facility. The building is due to Shinichiro renowned late Okada in the design, such as Tokyo Kabuki-za Theatre. As the "lake country guesthouse", Emperor Showa and Helen Keller, the celebrities such as John Wayne stayed, it was boasts a prestigious of Shiga Prefecture one. The old Lake Biwa hotels of 1934 building to save refurbishment, was newly born in 2002 as a cultural facility overlooking the lake. Currently, we use our many people as restaurants cafes and rental mansion. In addition, in the adjacent English garden, flowers, including roses will enjoy seasons your four seasons. Wedding party also we have heard such.
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24 Apr 2017
“Lunch by the lake”
2 Sep 2014
“A huge lake, the biggest in Japan.”
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5-35 Yanagasaki, Otsu 520-0022, Shiga Prefecture
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+81 77-511-4187

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We were guests of our local in-laws, we arrived from Australia and after being in Tokyo and then doing a Kyoto tour. This was so relaxing. A traditional style building on the waterfront, lovely grounds and a great garden (entry fee). Situated on a huge...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Famous Lake Biwako, it is the largest in Japan, I visited during a morning near Otsu, frankly, it does not particularly struck me, a huge expanse of water, but nothing more. But of course, the largest lake in the country deserves respect.

1  Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Lake Biwa, beautiful area, and really quiet and peaceful. Nice for strolling and simply enjoying the tranquility.

1  Thank HYY_T
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