5 Sights in Hikone, Japan (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Hikone, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Hikone, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Hikone

1. 玄宮園

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Genkyuen is the former daimyo garden in Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture. It has been designated as the national scenic spot as "Gennomiya Rakuen", along with the area of the national special historic site "Hikone Castle Ruins" and the adjacent Rakuen. On April 24, 2015 (Heisei 25), it was recognized as a Japanese heritage as a constituent cultural property of "Lake Biwa and its waterside landscape -a water heritage for prayer and living".

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2. 彦根城

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Hikone Castle is a Japanese Edo-period Japanese castle located in the city of Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Japan It is considered the most significant historical building in Shiga. The site has been protected as a National Historic Site since 1951. Hikone is one of only twelve castles in Japan with its original tenshu, and one of only five castles listed as a National Treasure.

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3. 鳥居本宿

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鳥居本宿 Utagawa Hiroshige / Public domain

Toriimoto-juku (鳥居本宿) was the sixty-third of the sixty-nine stations of the Nakasendō highway connecting Edo with Kyoto in Edo period Japan. It was located in the present-day city of Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, overlooking Lake Biwa.

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4. 楽々園

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Rakuen is a historic building, garden and remains in Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture. It used to be the Shimoyashiki of the Ii family, which was once built in the early Edo period (1677) by the 4th feudal lord of the Hikone clan Iidoi.

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5. 大洞弁財天

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Chojin -in is a temple of the Shingon sect Daigo school in Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture. The mountain is Odoyama. The principal is Benzaiten, one of the three major valves in Japan and Japan. It is called Dongden dialectics.

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