Kayaking at Lake Biwa

Kayaking and other water sports on Japan's largest freshwater lake

Lake Biwa, located to the northeast of Kyoto, is lined with beaches, resorts, shrines and temples. Visitors can try a wide variety of activities and water sports, with kayaking being a particularly popular choice. Local residents are commited to protecting the cleanliness of the lake and its surroundings as they have long depended on its water for their daily lives.

When to go: All year

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