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Biwako Terrace

Enjoy eating while looking at the best lake in Japan

Eat outdoors as you look upon the lakes

Biwako Terrace is a nature resort overlooking Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan, with an elevation of 1,100 meters above sea level. There are two terraces, atop Mt. Uchimi and Mt. Horai, where you can relax and enjoy the splendid scenery of the mountains with and our food.

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  • Ride the ropeway, with its amazing view, and travel from Biwako Valley's Sanroku Station to Summit Station.

    Ride the ropeway, with its amazing view, and travel from Biwako Valley's Sanroku Station to Summit Station.

  • The Grand Terrace is an area that is symbolic of the Biwako Terrace.

    The Grand Terrace is an area that is symbolic of the Biwako Terrace.

  • The North Terrace, the area north of the Grand Terrace, is a new area that opened in 2018.

    The North Terrace, the area north of the Grand Terrace, is a new area that opened in 2018.

  • The North Terrace also has the Infinity Lounge, a fee-based lounge where you can sit in any available sofa and enjoy the scenery.

    The North Terrace also has the Infinity Lounge, a fee-based lounge where you can sit in any available sofa and enjoy the scenery.

  • You can even get a glimpse of the 3,000-meter-high mountains of Minami Alps a few times a year on good days.

    You can even get a glimpse of the 3,000-meter-high mountains of Minami Alps a few times a year on good days.

  • On days with good weather, the sunlight shines through the terraces' patio doors, making giving it a liberating atmosphere.

    On days with good weather, the sunlight shines through the terraces' patio doors, making giving it a liberating atmosphere.

  • Gelato made with milk from the Kokabu Ranch of Shiga Prefecture. Single: 500 yen. Double: 600 yen.

    Gelato made with milk from the Kokabu Ranch of Shiga Prefecture. Single: 500 yen. Double: 600 yen.

  • Gelato made with milk from the Kokabu Ranch of Shiga Prefecture. Single: 500 yen. Double: 600 yen.

    Gelato made with milk from the Kokabu Ranch of Shiga Prefecture. Single: 500 yen. Double: 600 yen.

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Experience information

Name of facility
Biwako Terrace (Inside Biwako Valley)
Name of experience
Eat outdoors as you look upon the lakes
Address
Biwako Valley 1547-1 Kido, Otsu City, Shiga 520-0514
Business hours
Ropeway operation hours
Weekdays: 9:30 AM-5:00 PM (last ascent at 4:30 PM, last descent at 5:00 PM)
Weekends and holidays: August, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (last ascent at 4:30 PM, last descent at 5:00 PM)
Closed
No closed days (closed depending on the season)
Accepted payment methods
JCB, VISA, Mastercard, DC, UFJ NICOS, American Express, Diners Club
Telephone number
077-592-1155 (Biwako Valley)
Foreign language support
Available (English)
Official Website
Official Website (English)