About BIWAKO TERRACE
BIWAKO TERRACE, featuring local food offers a sophisticated resort and delivers soaring views looking out over the lake.
There are two terraces, each with their own character, atop two mountains.
Enjoy a relaxing time in a very special setting.
We operate Grand Terrace & Terrace Café in Biwako Terrace from December to March.
THE MAIN /
After a five-minute gondola ride from the base of the mountain, an expansive terrace awaits when you step off the gondola at Mt. Uchimi summit station. Gaze down at the snowy scenery of Lake Biwa and sounded area.
The wooden decks are arranged like a grand staircase peering out over the lake.
Enjoy the views with an item from the Terrace Café menu.
Terrace Café sits at the heart of THE MAIN. Enjoy a relaxing time inside the soothing wooden interior.
- Location:THE MAIN (Grand Terrace)
- OpenSaturday,December 22 – Sunday, March 24.
- Business hoursWeekdays 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (kitchen closes at 3:30 PM)
Sat., Sun., & holidays 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM (kitchen closes at 3:30 PM)
- Days of operationSaturday, December 22 – Sunday, March 24.
- Hours of operationWeekdays: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (last ascent at 4:30 PM, last descent at 5:00 PM)
Sat., Sun., holidays, & August: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (last ascent at 4:30 PM, last descent at 5:00 PM)
- ScheduleCars come every 15 min. (on the hour, and at 15, 30, and 45 min. past the hour)
*The gondola ride takes 5 min.
*Hours are subject to change depending on the season.
- FeesAdults: 2,500 yen 7-12 years old: 1,000 yen
3-6 years old: 600 yen
Address: 1547-1 Kido, Otsu, Shiga 〒520-0514
These facilities are not completely barrier free. In the parking area, if you speak to an attendant, you can be guided to a parking space close to the station. For the ropeway gondola boarding area, there are inclined paths that will help you access your ride to the summit. As for restroom facilities, there are large, private stalls, though somewhat limited in number.
Visitors with Pets
No pets allowed during the winter season.
Please take note of the temperature difference
BIWAKO TERRACE is at an elevation above 1,100 meters. The temperature drops 5-7℃ compared to the foot of the mountain and the summit is very cold . we recommend a jacket or other appropriate clothing.