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Island experience

Small island with temple and shrine complex (and accompanying museum) on top of a steep hill... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
DGNichols
Cool little afternoon trip.

I caught a ferry out from Nagahama which was about 3000 yen return (20 minutes or so each way). Its... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Cerezo_ultra
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Osaka, Japan
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“Island experience”
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Hayazakicho, Nagahama 526-0124, Shiga Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was so exciting traveling on the speed boat to the island. My son loved it. He was at the front of the boat on the way there and back of the boat on the way back. The island is very small and there was...More

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

You must to visit if you are in Kyoto. Shiga prefecture is just few minutes by train from Kyoto, Chikubushima is most recommend place to go in Shiga prefecture. When you are arriving this tiny island, you may feel peaceful energy.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Small island with temple and shrine complex (and accompanying museum) on top of a steep hill. Easily accessible by ferry - I took the ferry from Omi-Iamzu, spent 45 minutes on Chikubushima, then ferry to Nagahama. On a sunny day there are plenty of photo...More

Thank DGNichols
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I caught a ferry out from Nagahama which was about 3000 yen return (20 minutes or so each way). Its a really nice trip out there and I enjoyed sitting outside on the ferry. Hogon-ji is a pretty impressive complex. You'll have to walk up...More

Thank Cerezo_ultra
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

If you want to really enjoy this trip, make sure to prepare well so you know it's history and what you will see there. There is no english help at hand once you are on on the island. So don't make the same mistake as...More

1  Thank igeert
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