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You can enjoy the terrace of Lake Biwa with a magnificent view overlooking Lake Biwa, Japan's elevation of 1,100 meters, north-south panorama. Attractions such as Skywalker and Zip Line are also available (reservation required). It is famous as the...more
Check their homepage before going! I did check before I went but the website wasn’t so clear so I didn’t find out until I arrived to the station. Good thing I live only 3 stations away!
If you want to enjoy the crazy view of...More
My family and I went to Biwako Valley on the first week of February. It was the coldest time in Japan. We went to this place in order for us to experience snow there. We really enjoyed our stay there. We went yo snow land....More
We took a day trip from Osaka. I found clear instructions on this difficult to find so here is what we did:
- train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto (we tool the limited stop train from Kansai Airport, it was only one stop and took c.25min)...More
Getting here from Osaka can be a challenge for your patience. You have to ride a one hour train to Kyoto, and then switch lines and ride a thirty minute train to Shiga. From Shiga station, you have to take a twenty minute bus to...More
For ski or snowboard, Biwako Valley Resort offer everything you need. You can rent almost everything like jacket (in a wide range of colour and size), pants, googles, boots, snowboard, skis, pole, hamlet at the Rental Centre off the carpark. You need to bring your...More
Took a day trip here from Osaka on New Years day to let my girlfriend experience snow.
From a train to bus to gondola approximating 2-2.5 hours in total it was well worth it.
It actually snowed (pretty hard) once we reached the top. We...More
We came on the 2nd day of opening. Its a friday and its pretty crowded. The quality of snow is gd. It keeps snowing nonstop. I find the rental a bit more expensive as i went to Hakodateyama ski a few days before. Nonetheless we...More
Went for a day trip to play in the snow. It is really easy to drive here from Kyoto. The gondola ride was nice. The kids play area was great. With sled rides and plenty of areas to play.
The cafe was good. Although the...More
It was still early winter so the ski was not opened on the day we visited Biwako Valley. However we still had a blast playing with the snow and relaxing in the winter wonderland. Riding the ropeway gave us the opportunity to look at the...More
we visited to enjoy the zip line mainly. unfortunately it was foggy and we couldnt see the great view of Biwa-Lake, even thou, it was so exciting to see the people disappear into the fog and only could hear their voice and the noise of...More