Ōtsu is the capital of . Enryaku-ji, a Tendai monastery located on Mount Hiei overlooking , is the headquarters of the Tendai sect and one of the most significant monasteries in Japanese history.
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Buddhist temple
Mii-dera, formally called Onjō-ji, is a Buddhist temple in Japan located at the foot of , in the city of Ōtsu in . is situated 1½ km northwest of Otsu. Photo: Fg2, Public domain.

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Station is a railway station in Ōtsu, , . Photo: Haruno Akiha, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Yamashina is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in , . is situated 6 km southwest of Otsu. Photo: Nnh, Public domain.


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