Explore Ogi and Katata in Shiga Prefecture!

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A tranquil hillside village of Ogi and lakeside old town of Katata will be visited in this tour. In Ogi, we will take a stroll along a maze of narrow streets that cut through the village, where you will be able to have a closer look at a typical Japanese rural lifestyle. After visiting Ogi, we will head down to the lakeside town called Katata, where we will visit the "Ukimido", which translates to "floating temple hall", and enjoy walking along the lake and streets in a rural town. Detailed information of the tour: 9:20am JR Kyoto Station (Departure) Go to JR Ogoto-onsen Station Visit Ogi village - Strolling around the village (about 1.5 - 2 hrs) Visit Katata - Lunch ↓Walk - Mangetsuji temple (Ukimido) ↓Walk - Kome-plaza Back to JR Katata Station 5:00pm JR Kyoto Station (Return) Why we love it: - You will stroll along a maze of narrow streets in Ogi, a tranquil mountainside village. - You will look out for Jizo Buddha statues scattered everywhere along the route. - You will be amazed by the panoramic views of Biwa-ko, mountains, and terraced fields. - Rustic atmosphere of the lakeside town Katata. - You can visit Ukimido, a "floating temple hall". - You will walk through a variety of scenes along the shore of Biwa-ko. - You will browse locally produced food and other goods in Kome-plaza. Join this tour and make your trip unforgettable! Photos by: -https://flic.kr/p/gGhaFL -https://flic.kr/p/gEtStE -https://flic.kr/p/gMdced -https://flic.kr/p/gBPaS5 -https://flic.kr/p/nJwPyw

A tranquil hillside village of Ogi and lakeside old town of Katata will be visited in this tour. In Ogi, we will take a stroll along a maze of narrow streets that cut through the village, where you will be able to have a closer look at a typical Japanese rural lifestyle. After visiting Ogi, we will head down to the lakeside town called Katata, where we will visit the "Ukimido", which translates to "floating temple hall", and enjoy walking along the lake and streets in a rural town. Detailed information of the tour: 9:20am JR Kyoto Station (Departure) Go to JR Ogoto-onsen Station Visit Ogi village - Strolling around the village (about 1.5 - 2 hrs) Visit Katata - Lunch ↓Walk - Mangetsuji temple (Ukimido) ↓Walk - Kome-plaza Back to JR Katata Station 5:00pm JR Kyoto Station (Return) Why we love it: - You will stroll along a maze of narrow streets in Ogi, a tranquil mountainside village. - You will look out for Jizo Buddha statues scattered everywhere along the route. - You will be amazed by the panoramic views of Biwa-ko, mountains, and terraced fields. - Rustic atmosphere of the lakeside town Katata. - You can visit Ukimido, a "floating temple hall". - You will walk through a variety of scenes along the shore of Biwa-ko. - You will browse locally produced food and other goods in Kome-plaza. Join this tour and make your trip unforgettable! Photos by: -https://flic.kr/p/gGhaFL -https://flic.kr/p/gEtStE -https://flic.kr/p/gMdced -https://flic.kr/p/gBPaS5 -https://flic.kr/p/nJwPyw

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