Biwa lake

Lake Biwa, the representative lake of Japan

Lake Biwa is Japan's largest freshwater lake. The lake has a total area of approximately 670 km2, which is 1/6 of Shiga Prefecture, and is approximately 235 km long. It is an ancient lake with a history of over 4 million years, including the ``8 Views of Lake Biwa''. You can enjoy various spectacular views along the lakeshore. It is also famous as a "swimming lake" and is popular for activities such as yachting, canoeing, and SUP. ``Biwaichi'', which involves cycling or walking around the area, is also gaining popularity. It is also famous for gourmet lake fish such as sweetfish and crucian carp.

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