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Hikone overview

Hikone is a budget-friendly place distinct for its rich culture and historical sites, and known for its castle and temples. You'll enjoy the area's parks, gardens, and museums. Take in some of the area's local culture at Hikone Castle Museum and Kaikoku Memorial. While you're here, stop by Genkyū-en and Yonbancho Square. Hikone is a business-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

Where to stay in Hikone

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hikone has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hikone with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Hikone hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hikone hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hikone

Fly in to Nagoya (NKM-Komaki), 39.7 mi (63.9 km) from downtown Hikone. Nagoya (NGO-Chubu Centrair Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 43 mi (69.3 km) away.

What to see around Hikone

Known for its gardens, the area's attractions include:
  • • Keiunkan Garden
  • • Mizunomori Water Botanical Garden
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Hikone Castle Museum
  • • Kaikoku Memorial
  • • Umoreginoya
  • • Higashiomi Omi Merchants Museum
  • • Shiga Prefectural Museum of Archaeology
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, temples, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Soanji Temple
  • • Raigoji Temple
  • • Hikone Castle
  • • Shigaken Gokoku Shrine
  • • Daishiji Temple
It's well known for its parks and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Genkyu-en Garden
  • • Konki Park
  • • Omifudoki-no Oka
  • • Hibari Park
  • • Ho Park
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Genkyū-en
  • • Yonbancho Square
  • • Ii Naomasa Statue
  • • Tenneiji Temple
  • • Ryotanji Temple

When to visit Hikone

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 61°F day, 34°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 45°F night
  • July-September: 92°F day, 62°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 36°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.59 inches
  • April-June: 12.09 inches
  • July-September: 13.50 inches
  • October-December: 9.45 inches