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Religious sites in Shiga Prefecture

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    Head up the mountain to find Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple, a Tendai Buddhist monastery acting as the headquarters of the Tendai sect, now a UNES
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    Legend says that Lady Murasaki Shikibu commenced writing the world's oldest novel "The Tale of Genji" in Ishiyamadera Temple, in August 1004,
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    Admire views of the largest lake in the country, framed by the surrounding mountains and plant life, from Mii-dera Temple (Onjo-ji Temple), o
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