©

Hikone trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Asia  /  Japan  /  Kansai  /  Shiga Prefecture  /  Hikone

Hikone

2.9
Castles · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
A small city on the shores of the country's largest lake, Hikone draws in visitors with its fine castle. The early 17th-century citadel has remained remarkably well preserved, with its original tower officially designated a national treasure, and the ring of its bell (every three hours) listed as one of the most important sounds in the country. Trips to Hikone rarely stray too far from the castle; the immaculate garden that surrounds it and the shopping street leading towards it constitute the two other main attractions in town. Add Hikone and other destinations in Japan to your travel itinerary using our Japan online journey planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Hikone

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Hikone

KyotoTrip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Religious Site, Landmark OsakaTrip planner BEST FOR: Landmark, Theme Park, Park NaraTrip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Religious Site, Monument HimejiTrip planner BEST FOR: Castle, Landmark, Garden Koya-choTrip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Religious Site, Cemetery