Hachimanyama (west), Japan
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Japan Hachimanyama (west)

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This spot, the western viewing platform on top of Hachimanyama, offers a good view of Biwa-ko and the plains. There's also an eastern viewing platform offering a good view in the direction of Azuchi.

Photography Tips

No special requirements for this spot. Best time of the day is probably afternoon to the end of the blue hour. Depending on the time of the year you may have a sunset behind Hiei-zan.

The viewing platform can be quite populated, but very few people will fly into your panorama if you stand at the rail.

Travel Information

Omihachiman has a train station for local trains, it is approximately 4 km away from Hachimanyama. There's a slightly expensive ropeway to take you to the top of Hachimanyama, but you can also walk.
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing Sunset
Sunrise & Sunset 06:48 - 17:30 | current local time: 07:06
Photo Themes B&W clouds Hieizan Lake Mountains Panorama Panoramic View plains rice rural rural landscape shore sunbeams viewpoint
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