JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

*Be sure to wear a mask when traveling.


Last additions - Other Sights
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San San MoriyamaApr 15, 2014
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Moriyama City HallApr 15, 2014
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Moriyama City HallApr 15, 2014
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Opened in 1998 to mark the 40th anniversary of the company's founding. Highly recommended. Museum has a Shinto shrine architecture. Built on the company's former truck depot.Apr 05, 2011
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Gate to Sagawa Art Museum. Admission 1000 yen for adults. Operated by the Sagawa Kyubin door-to-door courier company. 25-min. bus ride from JR Moriyama Station. MAPApr 05, 2011
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Sagawa Art Museum has twin buildings housing works by painter Hirayama Ikuo, sculpture by Sato Churyo, and tea bowls by potter Raku Kichizaemon. Apr 05, 2011
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View from Biwako Ohashi Bridge. The bus ride over the bridge from Moriyama to Katata takes about 36 min.May 14, 2009
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Moriyama firefly manhole, Shiga Pref.May 14, 2009
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Moriyama Driver's License Center, where many people in Shiga got their driver's license. MAPMay 14, 2009
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Not a spectacular view, but the lake can be seen.May 14, 2009
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Pieri Moriyama, a new shopping mall near the lake shore.May 14, 2009
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Biwako Ohashi Bridge as seen from Mt. Hiei.May 14, 2009
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On the balcony of Pieri Moriyama.May 14, 2009
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Delighted to find free Internet connection terminals if you have a your own computer.May 14, 2009
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Pieri Moriyama's own boat dock.May 14, 2009
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Inside Pieri Moriyama. It was in financial trouble due to competing megamalls in southern and eastern Shiga. Many stores closed. MAPThe mall is being revived.May 14, 2009
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This Lake View room is a rest place.May 14, 2009
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Biwako Ohashi Bridge as seen from Pieri Moriyama.May 14, 2009
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Other side of the lake as seen from Moriyama. The giant and rusting ferris wheel is at the defunct Biwako Tower amusement park.May 14, 2009
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Crossing the Biwako Ohashi Bridge by bus which shuttles between Moriyama Station and Katata Station on the other side of the lake in Otsu. There's a sidewalk for pedestrians and bicycles. MAPMay 14, 2009
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Mt. Ibuki as seen from Nagisa Park.May 14, 2009
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RainbowMay 14, 2009
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Bus in MoriyamaMay 14, 2009
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Biwako Ohashi Bridge spanning Lake Biwa from Moriyama to Katata.May 14, 2009
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Moriyama Ginza shopping street near Moriyama StationMay 14, 2009
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Plaza in front of Moriyama Station, west side.May 14, 2009
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Accessible by bus from Moriyama Station.May 14, 2009
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About 12,000 flower plants carpet the area in yellow. Free admission. May 14, 2009
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Nagisa Park in Moriyama, Shiga has this beautiful field of nano-hana rape blossoms blooming in winter from early-Jan. to mid-March at this lakeside park. なぎさ公園 MAPMay 14, 2009
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Moriyama Station, west side. The west side of the station (toward the lake) is the main side. The east side is mainly residential. This building also has the Moriyama tourist info office to obtain maps and info. 守山駅May 14, 2009
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Plaza in front of Moriyama Station, west side. MAPMay 14, 2009
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