2 days in Otsu Itinerary
— 1 night
Wed, Sep 16 - Thu, Sep 17
Otsu — 1 night
The lake port city of Otsu has a wealth of sites of historical and cultural importance and lies within close proximity to Kyoto.Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mii-dera Temple (Onjo-ji Temple), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jindoji Temple, then contemplate the long history of Todai-ji Temple, and finally let the river carry you with Friendship Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hiyoshi-Taisha Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ishiyamadera Temple, then contemplate the long history of Byodoin, then explore the activities along Uji River, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Byodoin Omote-sando.
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If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major aiports are Osaka International Airport, Kansai International Airport and Chubu Centrair International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C.
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