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Things to Do in Hikone

Hikone is a great location for experiencing both traditional Japanese culture and modern foods. If you ever need help finding any place, feel free to ask our Student Services Coordinator at JCMU.

Side-by-side Hikone Castle.jpgPlaces to Go

From famous historical monuments to the largest freshwater lake in Japan, there are a variety of places students can visit during their time in Hikone.

Kurazushi Side-by-Side.JPGWhere to Eat

Hikone boasts a great variety of restaurants that specialize in both traditional foods such as sushi and Western-style food such as steak.

Side-by-side Fireworks in Hikone.jpgEvents in Shiga Prefecture

There are festivals, seasonal activities, and local traditions all around Shiga Prefecture during every part of the year!