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A nice square off the main Yumekyobashi Castle Road

This place is on a side street which is full of new and interesting shops and restaurants. I had a... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
DYA717
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Honolulu
Definitely for tourists but the soundscape was a cute concept

We walked around this square after visiting Hikone Castle in the middle of winter and were... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
geckopoo
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Queensland, Australia
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14 Feb 2018
“A nice square off the main Yumekyobashi Castle Road”
9 Apr 2017
“Definitely for tourists but the soundscape was a cute concept”
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This place is on a side street which is full of new and interesting shops and restaurants. I had a nice lunch at the tachibana Dining with their Hikone Don.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DYA717
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We walked around this square after visiting Hikone Castle in the middle of winter and were pleasantly surprised by the sound of rainforest birds and frogs in the air - what an interesting concept! It actually distracted us from the bitter cold temperature that surrounded...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank geckopoo
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Nice little area with fountains, shops and restaurants. There's a cat cafe around the corner, the only one in Hikone! There are several antique shops here, one where you can even get second-hand kimono and obi!

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Emily L
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Newly built complex of resturaunts aimed firmly at tourists visiting the nearby castle. Nothing special other than the eyewatering prices. If you want authentic local food at a reasonable price, go to the strip of shops just outside the JR station instead.

Date of experience: April 2012
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