My First Winter : Biwako Valley Ski Resort

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Welcome to the most popular ski slope in Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe and thanks to its superb view.

Biwako Valley is located in Otsu City in Shiga Prefecture by the western shores - and affording fine view of Lake Biwa.  At just 40 km or so from Central Kyoto, it is the nearest ski hill from the city.

The Biwako Valley Ski Resort has been operating since 1965.  The Ropeway and attractions are popular for sightseeing throughout the year.

The fast ropeway takes people from the base car park to the slopes.

How To Get There :

1. From Kyoto Station, take the Biwako Line to Shiga Station
2. From Shiga Station take the Shuttle Bus to the entrance of Biwako Valley Ski Resort
    (Shuttle Bus Fare : 340 yen / 10 minutes ride)