Shiga Area Beaches
The Shiga area has many beautiful sandy beaches dotted with pines and the Hira Mountains serving as their background. Lake Biwa is well known as a resort area, where the water quality is high and public transportation is convenient all the way from Katata to Shiga. Many of these beaches are lined up along Lake Biwa, and they are popular during the summer for people who enjoy marine sports.
|Address||① Omi-Maiko Beaches (North, Central, South) ② Kitakomatsu Beach ③ Kitahira Beach ④ Aoyagihama Beach ⑤ Matsunoura Beach ⑥ Shin Wanihama Beach ⑦ Wanihama Beach ⑧ Imajukuhama Beach|
① 5 min. by foot from JR Omi-Maiko Station
② 15 min. by foot from JR Kitakomatsu Station
③ 3 min. by foot from JR Hira Station
④ 15 min. by foot from JR Shiga Station
⑤ 3 min. by foot from JR Horai Station
⑥ 15 min. by foot from JR Wani Station
⑦ 20 min. by foot from JR Wani Station
⑧ 25 min. by foot from JR Wani Station
*All of these stations are on the Kosei Line.
Shiga Tourism Association