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In front of Azuchi Station. That's a statue of Oda Nobunaga who built Azuchi Castle. MAP
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Azuchi Station
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Bicycle path. In front of Azuchi Station, bicycles are available for rent. I highly recommend bicycling rather than walking.
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To Bungei no Sato. This is a complex of several buildings including a castle museum and archealogical museum. 文芸の郷 MAP
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House of Nobunaga (Nobunaga no Yakata). A replica of the top (best) part of Azuchi Castle is displayed inside. See this album to see what's inside. MAP
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Old Ryugen Gakko school. First built in 1876 as a primary school in Takashima, northern Shiga, this is the prefecture's oldest surviving school building. It was moved here for display. 旧柳原学校旧柳原学校
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Inside old school. 旧柳原学校
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Traditional minka house
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Inside minka house
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Rental bicycle
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Shiga Prefectural Azuchi Castle Archaelogical Museum. This is where they painstakingly clean and catalog all the pieces dug up at the Azuchi Castle ruins. You can watch them at work. 安土城考古博物館
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Storage room
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Jomon Period dugout canoe replica made in 1990. Carved out of single log, two men successfully used it to paddle to Chikubushima from Onoe, Nagahama.
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Shiga Prefectural Azuchi Castle Archaelogical Museum. MAP
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From the museum, there is a nice bike path.
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Scenic bike path
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Cycling path in Azuchi.
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Cycling path in Azuchi named Yoshi-bue Road.
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Cycling path in Azuchi near Lake Nishinoko.
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Cycling path in Azuchi near Lake Nishinoko.
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Bike path that goes on forever
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Cycling path in Azuchi, Omi-Hachiman.
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Azuchi Tourist Office
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Police box in front of Azuchi Station
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Sumo ring near Azuchi Station. It was built in 1988 and once used for a exhibition sumo tournament. It was removed in late 2014 due to a redevelopment of this train station area.
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Castle modelIn the Azuchi Castle Museum (Azuchi Jokaku Shiryokan)

安土城郭資料館
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Oda NobunagaIn the Azuchi Castle Museum (Azuchi Jokaku Shiryokan)

安土城郭資料館
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Azuchi Castle Museum (Azuchi Jokaku Shiryokan)
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Azuchi Castle Museum (Azuchi Jokaku Shiryokan)
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Azuchi Castle Museum (Azuchi Jokaku Shiryokan)In the Azuchi Castle Museum (Azuchi Jokaku Shiryokan)

安土城郭資料館
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Azuchi Castle Museum (Azuchi Jokaku Shiryokan). Near Azuchi Station. 安土城郭資料館 MAP
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Canal
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Johama PortFormer site of Johama Port which was used from the 15th century to 1930. Boats from Lake Biwa came through a canal. Reconstructed in 1983.

常浜
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Canal to Johama Port
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Canal to Johama Port
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