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Biwa Lake Otsu Prince Hotel A one-night-only spectacular view experience where you can enjoy the impressive fireworks and feel the Heian culture from the boat “Autumn spectacular Ishiyama pilgrimage with fireworks and autumn leaves” on sale again t

[Biwa Lake Otsu Prince Hotel] A one-night-only spectacular view experience where you can enjoy the impressive fireworks and feel the Heian culture from the boat “Autumn spectacular Ishiyama pilgrimage with fireworks and autumn leaves” on sale again this year

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Press release: June 25, 2024
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[Biwa Lake Otsu Prince Hotel] A one-night-only spectacular view experience where you can enjoy the impressive fireworks and feel the Heian culture from the boat “Autumn spectacular Ishiyama pilgrimage with fireworks and autumn leaves” on sale again this year
*An enchanting boat trip to Omi in autumn with a spectacular view of fireworks, storytelling, and autumn leaves*
Biwako Otsu Prince Hotel (Location: 4-7-7 Niohama, Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture, General Manager: Matsumoto
Nobuo) will be holding a one-day stay program “Ishiyama Pilgrimage to the Spectacular Autumn View Colored by Fireworks and Autumn Foliage” on Friday, November 15, 2024, where you can enjoy autumn leaves and fireworks at a place related to Murasaki Shikibu.
Enjoy the spectacular view of fireworks lighting up the lake from the deck of the boat
In addition to the limited-time autumn foliage illumination event “Atara Yo Momiji (*1)” at Ishiyama-dera Temple, which is said to be the place where the Tale of Genji was written, and the fireworks viewing up close from the boat, you can also enjoy a boat trip to Ishiyama where you can relive the experience of Heian nobility. You can enjoy an immersive experience that connects you with Murasaki Shikibu, such as a pilgrimage, a Japanese bento boxed lunch with a menu inspired by the autumn leaves of Murasaki Shikibu, and
Ishiyama-dera Temple, and storytelling.
This time, being held for the second time, there will be a talk on the theme of Ishiyamadera and Murasaki Shikibu by the only storyteller living in Shiga Prefecture, Mr. Asahido Nanpu, and a guided tour of “Atara Yo Momiji” by a volunteer guide who is dedicated to Ishiyamadera. Enjoy new content that will enliven your immersive experience.
Our hotel will continue to widely disseminate the charm of Shiga Prefecture by proposing experiences that take advantage of Shiga Prefecture’s rich nature and spectacular scenery, as well as tourism resources related to Murasaki Shikibu and the Tale of Genji, contributing to the development of the local economy and the promotion of tourism. I’m coming.

(*1) What is “Atarayo” in “Atarayo Momiji”?: It means a wonderful night that it is a shame to see dawn.
■Points of the stay program “Pilgrimage to Ishiyama with spectacular autumn views of fireworks and autumn leaves”
1. Cruise elegantly on the Seta River at night from the pier, which is an 8-minute walk from the hotel.
2. Enjoy storytelling and a Japanese bento boxed meal made by the hotel onboard the ship. This time, you can enjoy a new lecture on the theme of Ishiyama-dera Temple and Murasaki Shikibu while viewing the explanatory leaflet.
3. At Ishiyama-dera Temple, where the Tale of Genji is said to have been written, enjoy the limited-time autumn foliage illumination “Atarayo Momiji.” This time, you can participate in a new guided tour of “Atara Night Maple” led by volunteer guides.
4. At the climax of the cruise, you can watch the fireworks going off from the deck of the ship.
Ishiyama-dera Temple “Atara Night Maple” image
“Autumn spectacular view of Ishiyama Pilgrimage with fireworks and autumn leaves” URL
*Overview of “A Pilgrimage to Ishiyama with a Spectacular Autumn View of Fireworks and Autumn Leaves”*
[Date] November 15, 2024 (Friday)

[Price] From ¥37,130 per person (when 4 people occupy 1 lake floor twin room) [Contents] 1 night room charge, dinner, breakfast, boarding ticket, lecture viewing fee, admission ticket (Ishiyamadera Atara Yomomiji [5:30P.M.
~9:00 P.M. (last entry 8:30 P.M.)], “Atara Yo Momiji” guided tour participation fee, service charge and consumption tax

-Hotel stay image-
■5:30P.M.~6:30P.M.
* Boarding the paddle steamer “Ichibanmaru” (departing from Nionohama Kanko Port) *
Enjoy a Japanese lunch box inspired by Murasaki Shikibu and autumn scenery, and enjoy a night cruise to Ishiyama-dera Temple while watching a storytelling on board.
Take a night cruise to Ishiyamadera on the paddle steamer “Ichibanmaru” ■6:30P.M.~8:00P.M.
* Appreciation of “Atara Yo Momiji”*
Admire the illuminated autumn leaves and national treasure
architecture at Ishiyama-dera Temple, said to be the place where “The Tale of Genji” was written.
You can also enjoy the exhibition currently being held at the “Hikaru-kun e Biwako Otsu Taiga Drama Museum.”

■8:00P.M.~8:45P.M.
*Approximately 5 minutes of fireworks viewing on the cruise ship to the hotel* Return from Ishiyamadera to Ninohama sightseeing port. At the climax of your trip, enjoy the spectacular view of fireworks from the deck of the ship.

■Meals on board
Enjoy items that give you a sense of Heian culture, such as sardines, which are said to be Murasaki Shikibu’s favorite food, and “so”, a cheese-like dairy product that is said to have been eaten during the Heian period, as well as Japanese bento boxes inspired by the autumn leaves of Ishiyama-dera Temple. receive.
An image of a Japanese bento prepared by a Japanese chef
-Japanese bento menu example-
[Side dishes] Satsuma potato tofu, So, sardine boiled with plum, Omi beef small angle grilled in soy sauce, smoked duck loin and cucumber skewers
Boiled Satsuma Potato with Autumn Leaves, Boiled Old Beans and Candied Ayu with Roe
[Sashimi] Tuna small corner, sea bream pine skin, trout from Shiga prefecture, roasted sake
[Simmered dishes] Unaginumaki, small potatoes, autumn leaves, wheat gluten, shiitake mushrooms, Yahata konnyaku, silk pods, and other meals, soups, water dishes, 6 items in total
* ■We have prepared an original leaflet for this plan where you can watch a story by Mr. Asahido Minamikaze, the only storyteller living in Shiga Prefecture, and immerse yourself more deeply in the world of storytelling [NEW] *
A lecture by Mr. Asahido Minamikaze, a storyteller from Shiga Prefecture. On board the ship, you can watch a story about The Tale of Genji and Ishiyama-dera Temple by Mr. Asahido Nanpu, the only storyteller living in Shiga Prefecture.
As a souvenir of your trip, we will prepare a leaflet with an explanation of the lecture by Mr. Asahido Minamikaze, which is original to this plan.
* ■Enjoy the highlights of the limited-time autumn foliage
illumination “Atara Yo Momiji” with a guided tour [Power Up]* Ishiyamadera temple autumn leaves image
“Atara Night Maple” is a national treasure that can be admired at Ishiyama-dera Temple, where the Tale of Genji is said to have been written, and the autumn leaves are illuminated in a fantastical manner. This time, we will be holding a guided tour that will introduce you to the highlights and will be available for those who wish to participate. (First come, first served, capacity 20 people) *Fireworks schedule may be changed or canceled depending on weather and other conditions. *Cruises may be canceled or operated on an alternative ship due to weather or other circumstances. *Accommodation fees vary daily depending on occupancy status. *Ingredients and menu may change depending on purchasing status.
*With regard to food allergy measures in our restaurants, banquet halls, etc., we will use specified raw materials7 that manufacturing companies, etc. (our food suppliers) are required to display under the Food Labeling Act.
Only items (shrimp, crab, wheat, buckwheat, eggs, milk, peanuts) will be accepted. Customers who wish to use the 7 specified raw materials are requested to inform us in advance.
*Business format may change or business may be suspended. Please check the website before visiting. *All photos are images.
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