Most viewed - Shiga in Woodblock Prints 滋賀の木版
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Here are two versions of Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景) by Hiroshige. The main complaint is that they center on Otsu in the southern half of Shiga. No scenes from northern Shiga. Autumn Moon at Ishiyama77 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu61 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu61 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu49 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Returning Boats at Yabase49 views
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Nakasendo Road: Toriimoto (Hikone). The sixty-third of the sixty-nine stations or shukuba post towns on the Nakasendo Road.44 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu40 views
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Nakasendo Road: Echigawa (Aisho), the 65th post town on the Nakasendo. A bridge across Echigawa River. It was toll-free (Muchin-bashi). On the left across the river is Mt. Kannonji (Kinugake).40 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Night Rain at Karasaki. The print made the Karasaki pine tree at Karasaki Shrine famous.40 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Evening Bell at Miidera Temple39 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu38 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Evening Glow at Seta38 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Clearing Storm at Awazu38 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Night Rain at Karasaki38 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Autumn Moon at Ishiyama37 views
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Nakasendo Road: Musa (Omi-Hachiman), 66th of the 69 stations on the Nakasendo Road. A bridge of boats.36 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka). People at the head of a daimyo procession are crossing a bridge over a river near Tamura Shrine during spring rains. Tsuchiyama-juku was the 49th of the 53 stations of the Tokaido Road.35 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka)35 views
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Nakasendo Road: Otsu, 69th post town on the Nakasendo from Hiroshige's Kisokaido series. Hatcho-dori street and Lake Biwa in the distance.35 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Evening Snow at Mt. Hira34 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Evening Bell at Miidera Temple34 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka). A summer scene of a few women drying gourd shavings to make kanpyo. Minakuchi-juku was the fiftieth of the fifty-three stations of the Tokaido Road.33 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu. A rest house and servants are depicted. Kusatsu-juku was the 52nd station on the Tokaido Road (following Ishibe-juku) and the 68th station (following Moriyama-juku) on the Nakasendo Road.33 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Descending Geese at Katata33 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu32 views
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Nakasendo Road: Bamba (Maibara). The 62nd station on the Nakasendo.32 views
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Nakasendo Road: Kusatsu Oiwake, Kusatsu is the 68th post town on the Nakasendo Road.32 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Evening Snow at Mt. Hira32 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu31 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu31 views
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Nakasendo Road: Takamiya (Hikone). The sixty-fourth of the sixty-nine stations or shukuba post towns on the Nakasendo Road.31 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Evening Glow at Seta. Today, you can see a modern version of Seta-no-Karahashi Bridge.31 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu30 views
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Nakasendo Road: Moriyama, 67th post town on the Nakasendo) from Hiroshige's Kisokaido series. Tea houses in spring.30 views
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Nakasendo Road: Imasu (Gifu, on the border with Shiga). Shows the border between Imasu and Kashiwabara. There is an inn on the Imasu side (left) and Kashiwabara side.29 viewsNemonogatari-no-Sato is where the prefectural boundary between Gifu and Shiga is located. The inns are no longer here, but guests at both inns used to talk to each other across the border before sleeping.
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Nakasendo Road: Kashiwabara (Maibara). Depicts Kameya, a shop selling mugwort from Mt. Ibuki used for moxa. The shop is still there, the last surviving maker of moxa cautery in Kashiwabara, the 60th station on the Nakasendo.29 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Descending Geese at Katata29 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan). a teahouse which has been reconstructed in Ishibe.28 views
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Tokaido Road: Otsu28 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka)28 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka)28 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka)28 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan)28 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Clearing Storm at Awazu. This area is pretty much gone, covered by roads. Very few Awazu pine trees remain.28 views
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Omi-Hakkei (Eight Views of Omi 近江八景): Returning Boats at Yabase28 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka)27 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka)27 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka)27 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka)27 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka)27 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka)27 views
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Nakasendo Road: Samegai (Maibara). The 61st station on the Nakasendo. One of ten Nakasendo stations in Shiga.27 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka)26 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka)26 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan)26 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan)26 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan)26 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu26 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu26 views
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Tokaido Road: Minakuchi (Koka)25 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu25 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu25 views
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Tokaido Road: Tsuchiyama (Koka)24 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan)24 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan)24 views
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Tokaido Road: Ishibe (Konan)24 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu24 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu23 views
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Tokaido Road: Kusatsu23 views
   
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