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At 271 meters high, Mt.Hachiman-yama was the site of Hachiman Castle built by Toyotomi Hidetsugu in 1585. Now home to Zuiryuji temple of the Nichiren Sect, some of the castle's stone walls still remain. MAP
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Hachiman-yama ropeway stationA short walk from Hachiman-bori canal.
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Hachiman-yama ropeway takes only 4 min. to go up
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Hachiman-yama map
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Onegai Jizo-do Hall おねがい地蔵堂
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View from Nishinomaru 西の丸跡
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View from Nishinomaru
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View from Nishinomaru
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View of Lake Biwa from Nishinomaru on Mt. Hachimanyama in Omi-Hachiman.
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Nishinomaru
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Nishinomaru
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Kitanomaru 北の丸跡
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View from Kitanomaru
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View from Kitanomaru
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View from Kitanomaru
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View from Kitanomaru
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Nishi-no-ko Lake as seen from Kitanomaru atop Mt. Hachiman-yama.
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Steps to temple
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Hachiman-yama Castle wall
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Site of Hachiman-yama Castle in Omi-Hachiman.
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Castle wall
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San-mon Gate 山門
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Zuiryuji Temple of Nichiren Sect in the Honmaru 村雲御所瑞龍寺
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Inside temple
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Lookout in front of temple
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View from temple grounds
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View of Omi-Hachiman city center from Mt. Hachiman-yama.
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Lookout in front of temple
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Inari-do Shrine 稲荷堂
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Castle wall and fall colors
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Gift shop
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Hachiman-yama map
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