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Lake Biwa

Lake Biwa, Shiga, Japan

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About Lake Biwa

The largest freshwater lake in Japan. It is an ancient lake of over 4 million years old and is estimated to be the 13th oldest lake in the world. Lake Biwa is an important place for water birds. About 5,000 water birds visit Lake Biwa every year.

Attractions near Lake Biwa

Shibuya Crossing Intersection321.4km from Lake Biwa

Dubbed as the busiest pedestrian instersection in the world.

Insa-dong857.46km from Lake Biwa

A neighborhood in Seoul, connected to a multitude of alleys that lead deeper into streets laden with modern galleries and tea shops. It was once the largest market for antiques and artworks in Korea.

Mount Iraya2156.17km from Lake Biwa

Iraya is located on Batan Island and designated as the highest point in the province of Batanes. It is a dormant volcano, its last eruption happened in 1454.

Vayang Rolling Hills2159.62km from Lake Biwa

It offers a spectacular view of endless waves of rolling hills along with the beautiful view of the west philippine sea.

Valugan Boulder Beach2160.52km from Lake Biwa

The beach is known for its smooth boulders that line the shoreline, which stretches for miles.

Basco Lighthouse - Naidi Hills2160.9km from Lake Biwa

The structure is a 6-story building with a gallery or viewing deck on the fifth floor. It is located in Naidi Hills in Barangay San Antonio, the lush green hills and the open sea provide a beautiful backdrop for the lighthouse.

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