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“Breathtaking”
Review of Shirahige Shrine

Shirahige Shrine
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US$164.55*
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Local Cooking and Cycling Tour: Beautiful Takashima Biwa Lake and Rice Terraces
Ranked #2 of 193 things to do in Takashima
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 8 May 2014

It's a strange place:

First - it's just next to main road and there is no pedestrian crossing around.
Second - to get there you have to take a taxi for around 1100 yen (one way) - remember to take a phone number (they are prepared) and when you want to go back you have to give number to gift shop lady and ask to call taxi (she is also used to it) - taxi comes in around 15-20 minutes

What you get:
First beautiful shrines.
Second a peaceful and breathtaking view. Just a simple tori around 20 meters from the shore, clear lake water and a distant terrain view of the other shore when the weather is perfect.

No tourists and even if there are any they are japanese.
If you don't like a little contemplation it may not be a place for you.
For any other it's a must in Japan.

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