Lake Biwa Kodomonokuni, Takashima

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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  • May 8, 2017
    I went to GW in the late day. 9 p.m. were told to be closed and the parking lot is full, so went with can afford little more than the nine that had opened ago and was already parked the car quite. I thought these points is dude let homepage. The purpose of this was a one-off event canoe classes otherwise very well and various playground a playground equipment and playground playing with a whole body, athletic, indoor, etc, play all day parking fee 500 yen. Matrix Wow and there is also a host of family bike rides, tickets to buy, has been abandoned. Holidays (at least during the holidays) as the additional contact may be felt.
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  • October 10, 2016
    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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  • September 24, 2016
    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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