Firefly viewing spots in Shiga
Moriyama Hotaru Park and Walk
A 3km walk from Moriyama Institute of Fireflies to Moriyama Station is set up for firefly viewing, a symbol of early summer in Moriyama. Various events will take place during the festival.
Late May to Early June
Around the woods of Moriyama Institute of Fireflies and other venues across Moriyama City.
10 Miyakecho, Moriyama
Take a free shuttle bus from the west exit of JR Moriyama Station (Biwako Line)
The 34th Amano River Firefly Festival
You can encounter many flying Luciola near the Amano River during the festival. During this time, lanterns will be installed along the walkway around the venue. Viewing spots offer you a view of the astral dance of the fireflies. Enjoy the soft glow of fireflies in the dark.
Around Nagaoka, Maibara
5 min. walk from the JR Omi-Nagaoka station (Tokaido Main Line).