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    Popular Tours in Shiga

    The villages of Kouga Ninja, Shigaraki pottery and Sake brewery

    9 hours

    There are many genuine Sake breweries in Shiga. Koka city is one of the two most famous districts for Ninja as well as Iga city. The Ninja house was built about 300 years ago .It displays some gears and weapons actually used by Ninja allowing you to have experience intelligence and crafty skills. Shigaraki pottery has a long history and famous for its cute raccoon dog "Tanuki"

    FROM$125/ per group
    Mana F.
    (40) reviews

    Homemade Japanese cooking in Kyoto and Otsu

    6 hours

    We offer homemade Japanese cooking:how to make dashi, Japanese soup stock and miso soup, tempura and sushi and so on. I will accept your any request. After experiencing Japanese cooking, I will show you to Mt Hiei and Enryakuji temple by a cable car because our cooking place is in Otsu and close to Mt. Hiei and Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. I offer different pleasures from Kyoto sights.

    FROM$194/ per group
    Toshiyo O.
    (156) reviews

    Hikone Castle Day Trip

    10 hours

    This day trip takes you to one of the 12 remaining Historical Castles of Japan. Though there are over 250 places there were Castles and still over 100 foundations remain and some Castles have been renovated and rebuilt, these 12 are historical, Kochi Castle is one of them. Let me take you there. All tours leave from Shin Osaka Station (Kyoto for a separate small fee).

    FROM$408/ per group
    Richard 'hawk' H.
    (136) reviews

    Hikone Castle (A National Treasure) & Castle Town Tour

    4 hours

    You will visit the Hikone castle tower, turrets, stone walls and moats etc.. Moreover, you will visist Hikone castle museum and castle town. You feel like you have slipped back into the Edo Period ( about 200~400 years ago). Hikone city is near Kyoto city. It takes about 50 min. by JR train. Please vieit Hikone while you visit Kyoto. Of course, I can guide you in Kyoto, Nara and Osaka.

    FROM$154/ per person
    Kazuhiko G.
    (109) reviews

    Day Trips from Shiga