This is the official web site of Sugatani Hot Springs, a hot springs and inn located in Nagahama, Shiga Prefecture.

Take a high-speed boat to Chikubu-shima

img-chikubu2[1]There you will find Chikebu-shima Shrine, ceiling artwork and painted screens by Eitoku Kano, tea ceremony, and Hogon-ji Temple. You can gaze at the beautiful surroundings of Lake Biwa here.

The granite island is 2km around and has an area of 0.14 square meters. Covered in greenery, this island has long been a site of faith in the area.

Chikubu-shima Shrine
This shrine is a national treasure and was dedicated by Totoyomi Hideyoshi.