Nagahama Castle

Nagahama (長浜市) is a city in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

Get in

Nagahama is located on the JR Hokuriku Main Line, 3 stops north of Maibara, which is accessible by shinkansen (bullet train).

Get around

Most of Nagahama's tourist destinations and hotels are within easy walking distance of the station.

By bus

There are buses available, but they are mostly used by locals to commute to places on the outskirts of the city proper.

By taxi

There are veritable hordes of taxis just waiting for your patronage outside the station, should you need to get somewhere a bit farther away.

By bike

Bikes can also be rented, but you would need to speak Japanese to do this. The bike rental place is located near the west exit of the station.

By ferry

Ferries connect Nagahama to the island of Chikubu in Lake Biwa.




Nagahama is famous for its glass art. There are many places in Kurokabe Square to see, buy, and even learn to make glass art! The following are two of the more well-known ones.




Go next

Routes through Nagahama

Fukui Tsuruga  N  S  Maibara W
Fukui Tsuruga  N  S  Maibara W E

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