Biwako refers to the area around Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan, in Shiga Prefecture. The main city around Lake Biwa and the capital of Shiga Prefecture is Otsu, which is close to Kyoto city and in many respects acts as a suburb of Kyoto city.
, Shiga Prefecture.
BIWAKO SHIGA MAP
Biwako Shiga is indicated by the red marker.
Author: Craig Fryer