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Lake Biwa Kodomonokuni, Takashima

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Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater lake in Japan, located in Shiga Prefecture (west-central Honshu), northeast of the former capital city of Kyoto. Because of its proximity to the ancient capital, references to Lake Biwa appear frequently in Japanese literature, particularly in poetry and in historical accounts of battles.NameThe name Biwako was established in the Edo period. There are various theories about the origin of the name Biwako, but it is generally believed to be so named because of the resemblance of its shape to that of a stringed instrument called the biwa. Kōsō, a learned monk of Enryaku-ji in the 14th century, gave a clue to the origin of the name Biwako in his writing: "The lake is the Pure land of the goddess Benzaiten because she lives on Chikubu Island and the shape of the lake is similar to that of the biwa, her favorite instrument."The lake was formerly known as the or the. Later the pronunciation Awaumi changed to the modern Ōmi as in the name of Ōmi Province. The lake is also called in literature.Area and useThe area of this lake is about 670 km². Small rivers drain from the surrounding mountains into Lake Biwa, and its main outlet is the Seta River, which later becomes the Uji River, combining with the Katsura and Kizu to become the Yodo River and flows into the Seto Inland Sea at Osaka Bay.
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  • Friends family went 3 times in elementary school children. Streets of the country's children can have fun. Playground equipment and small children for from four, the housekeeping I enjoy the park ride designers do (? ), Bike riding with family and friends and kinda fun!. Later on the lakeside camp, day camp, my friends family and beds and I are. I think parking fee 500 yen / day today is. I want to go
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  • A variety of playground equipment and indoor facilities seriously. Admission free parking 500 yen as required. Children were delighted. Summer and because it faces having to swim! From USJ never here it is!
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  • I went by Tantei night scoop scoop, know that kids want to go. Angle seems to be 80 degrees. Just free fall experience of flesh and blood. It is a limited height 120 cm. We did not monitor or when I went to the so, I slipped more small children, is hanging out in the bar, hands off, dressed as Banzai in small children, and rub hands sore head, strike, is good because it saw the cautionary notes billboards street stop. Also, cautionary notes billboards, long sleeves, long pants, socks, and. Chafe skin exposed, or may be the worst burned by frictional heat. Especially in summer when the firm keep. It took half a day bar hand without my son is scared until the ski. There were a lot of children will go back to 滑rezu. I also take time to skate with confidence. Is only a comment slide, but other playground equipment and indoor facilities great. In families with children is very recommended.
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