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What Castle? Nice Temple, Though

If there was ever a castle here, I didn't see any sign of it. There is, however, a lovely shrine... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
hfulghum
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Shoreline
A hike worth the effort

Whether you want to spend some time with your hun, feel like a small hike, or simply want to see... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2015
Ashley D
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Hikone, Japan
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24 Sep 2016
“What Castle? Nice Temple, Though”
12 Jun 2015
“A hike worth the effort”
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

If there was ever a castle here, I didn't see any sign of it. There is, however, a lovely shrine, fairly small, but beautiful with some glorious buildings and the standard quiet. This is a nice side trip from old Hachiman town, and on the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

Whether you want to spend some time with your hun, feel like a small hike, or simply want to see across Lake Biwa, it certainly works. If you're here for love, on top of the mountain is a shrine dedicated to lovers (or finding that...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

All that seems to be left of the castle is the remnants of a stone wall so it was quite disappointing to find that there is nothing of the castle itself, but the ride in the cablecar and the view is worth the visit. We...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
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