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Hikone Tourist Information Center, Irasshaimase-kan

40-7 Furusawacho | JR Hikone Station, Hikone 522-0007, Shiga Prefecture
+81 749-22-2954
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Very helpful for foreign visitors

If you are a foreigner and visiting Hikone first time, then it is difficult to find people who can... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
SoloKashmiri
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Kashmir, India
Very helpful

Excellent English spoken by one of their staff. Lots of English brochures. I had a day to spend... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
DYA717
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Honolulu
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26 Apr 2018
“Very helpful for foreign visitors”
14 Feb 2018
“Very helpful”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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40-7 Furusawacho | JR Hikone Station, Hikone 522-0007, Shiga Prefecture
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+81 749-22-2954
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

If you are a foreigner and visiting Hikone first time, then it is difficult to find people who can understand English or any other foreign language, that is when the tourist information center located just outside the Hikone station comes handy. The staff speaks English...More

Thank SoloKashmiri
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Excellent English spoken by one of their staff. Lots of English brochures. I had a day to spend and had a great day due to their assistance.

Thank DYA717
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The tourist Information Center is located underneath the station platform, towards the bookstore and police station. It includes many free maps, and leaflets of places to explore in Hikone, and the surrounding area. The staff is very helpful and can speak some English. It also...More

Thank Kandid K
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

We arrived at Hikone Station and realised I could not remember the name of our Ryokan for the night so went into the Hikone Tourist Information Center to see if I could find it advertised. The lovely staff who could speak good English knew the...More

Thank Just-Julie-Cairns
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

They had staff that spoke various languages. They contacted our Ryokan for us and the owner came to collect us. There was so much information that we could access in English. Such nice staff.

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