”Yakatabune” and the tour of Hikone-jo trenches

You can enjoy the four seasons of Hikone-jo from the water

You can enjoy the four seasons of Hikone-jo from the water

Osuki Yakatabune, a barge style boat associated with the Ii family, runs through the inner moat of the Hikone Castle. You can enjoy cruising as if you were a feudal lord.

Information

Address
3-40 Konkicho, Hikone-shi, Shiga 522-0064
Access
15-minute on foot from JR Biwa-ko Lake line Hikone Station.
Phone
080-1461-4123
Hours
10:00-15:00; Saturday, Sunday and holidays till 16:00
Holidays
Subject to weather conditions.
Admission
Adult 1,300 yen
Child (school-age and below) 600 yen
3 years and below are free.
*Cherry‐blossom season is 1,500 yen for Adult, 700 yen for Child
Website
https://yakatabune.info/ (Japanese)