Omi-Maiko (or Omimaiko) is the nearest and the most beautiful beach resort from Osaka and Kyoto. The white sand beach on Lake Biwa, provides an ideal escape from the city. > About Omimaiko Beach
Only an hour from Osaka and 30 minutes from Kyoto by JR trains. The best place to not only for swimming but also for climming Mt. Bunagatake and for fishing black bass. > How to Access Omimaiko from Osaka&Kyoto
On this page, we will introduce tourist spots and playgrounds around Omi-maiko that are recommended for families with children, couples, and group travelers.
[6 minute drive to the parking] Good for a day hike in Shiga. The highest peak in the Hira Mountains. This peak is connected to a network of trails so you could easily turn this into a multi-day adventure. > Blog of Mt. Bunagatake hiking
[16 minute drive to the parking] The vicinity of Otomegaike was known as the "Katori no Umi" during the seventh century Manyo period. There is a fishing pier on the lake that has attracted many black bass lovers in recent years.
[27 minute drive] The Village of Living Water, many houses in this village have a kabata, which residents use to draw water for everyday tasks. Please pay attention to the privacy of residents when you visit.
Hata no Tanada
[33 minute drive] You can see more than 300 rice fields located at the foot of Mt. Hira. They are chosen as one of the 100 selections of terraced paddy rice fields in Japan.