Hogon-ji Temple, Chikubushima Island
Chikubushima Island is a place of mystery, myth, and gods. Hogon-ji Temple on the island is home to numerous fascinating spots, including the Karamon Gate, a national treasure said to be the only remaining structure from Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s Osaka Castle, as well as important cultural properties such as the Kannon-do Hall, the Funa-roka corridor, and the five-story stone pagoda.
[Access] *For ship operation information, please check the website of each shipping company.
■ Arriving at and departing from Nagahama Port and Imazu Port: Biwako Kisen https://www.biwakokisen.co.jp/
*Inquiries: Lake Biwa Kisen (Nagahama Port: 0749-62-3390, Imazu Port: 0740-22-1747)
■ Departing from and arriving at Hikone Port: Ohmi Marine https://www.ohmitetudo.co.jp/marine/
* Contact: Omi Marine Hikone Port Branch 0749-22-0619
*Separate fees required to visit the island.
[Island Fees] Adults: 600 yen; Children: 300 yen (Elementary school students)
[Credit Card Payment] Not accepted
[Foreign Language Support] English-language leaflets [Reservations]Not required
- Postal Code
- Chikubushima, Hayazaki-cho, Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture
- Nagahama Tourism Association 0749-65-6521
- Boats to the island do not operate in rough conditions