Ōmihachiman (近江八幡市) is a city in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, known for its rich cultural heritage and historical significance. Located on the eastern shore of Lake Biwa, the city was founded by Toyotomi Hidetsugu in the late 16th century and developed as a merchant town during the Edo period. Key attractions include the preserved canal district and the annual Sagicho Fire Festival. Ōmihachiman also boasts traditional crafts, including the production of Omi jofu (hemp fabric) and Omi shonin (merchants). The city's scenic beauty and historical sites make it a popular destination for tourists.

💻 Ōmihachiman City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Ōmihachiman

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District Postal Code
Ainomachi 〒523-0836
Akocho 〒523-0052
Asagoicho 〒523-0817
Azuchicho Ishidera 〒521-1331
Azuchicho Uchino 〒521-1333
Azuchicho Kamide 〒521-1342
Azuchicho Kamitoyoura 〒521-1341
Azuchicho Kuwanomiji 〒521-1321
Azuchicho Konaka 〒521-1343
Azuchicho Konosho 〒521-1346
Azuchicho Jionji 〒521-1345
Azuchicho Shimotoira 〒521-1311
Azuchicho Jorakuji 〒521-1351
Azuchicho Dainaka 〒521-1301
Azuchicho Nakaya 〒521-1344
Azuchicho Nishioiso 〒521-1334
Azuchicho Higashioiso 〒521-1332
Azuchicho Miyazu 〒521-1322
Anyojicho 〒523-0045
Ikesucho 〒523-0823
Ikedahonmachi 〒523-0043
Ikedamachi 〒523-0877
Ishincho Kami 〒523-0866
Ishincho Naka 〒523-0865
Ishincho Moto 〒523-0864
Itayacho 〒523-0885
Ichiicho 〒523-0851
Uedacho 〒523-0015
Uenocho 〒523-0046
Uehatacho 〒523-0026
Utsurocho 〒523-0895
Uwaicho Kami 〒523-0869
Uwaicho Naka 〒523-0868
Uwaicho Moro 〒523-0867
Egashiracho 〒523-0061
Enamicho 〒523-0832
Osugicho 〒523-0837
Obusacho 〒523-0071
Omoricho 〒523-0042
Okishimacho 〒523-0801
Osadacho 〒523-0811
Odacho 〒523-0064
Otowacho 〒523-0856
Obatacho Kami 〒523-0875
Obatacho Naka 〒523-0874
Kaginotecho 〒523-0852
Kajiyacho 〒523-0833
Kamocho 〒523-0058
Kawaramachi 〒523-0047
Kitasuecho 〒523-0884
Kitatsudacho 〒523-0087
Kitanoshocho 〒523-0806
Kitamotocho 〒523-0883
Kurahashibecho 〒523-0023
Goshochicho 〒523-0003
Kobunakicho 〒523-0083
Kongojicho 〒523-0001
Sakumacho 〒523-0881
Sakuramiyacho 〒523-0893
Sabaecho 〒523-0076
Jionjicho Kami 〒523-0843
Jionjicho Naka 〒523-0842
Jionjicho Moto 〒523-0841
Shinoharacho 〒523-0044
Shimacho 〒523-0804
Juocho 〒523-0063
Shogamicho 〒523-0873
Jodojicho 〒523-0024
Shiraocho 〒523-0803
Shiratoricho 〒523-0032
Shinzaemoncho 〒523-0825
Shinsakaemachi 〒523-0081
Shinmakicho 〒523-0025
Shinmachi 〒523-0871
Suikeicho 〒523-0074
Suehirocho 〒523-0005
Suginomoricho 〒523-0812
Suwaicho Kami 〒523-0863
Suwaicho Naka 〒523-0862
Suwaicho Moto 〒523-0861
Senzokucho 〒523-0016
Daikucho 〒523-0824
Dainakacho 〒523-0802
Takakaicho 〒523-0891
Takakaicho Kita 〒523-0896
Takakaicho Higashi 〒523-0897
Takakaicho Minami 〒523-0898
Tagacho 〒523-0821
Takecho 〒523-0036
Tanakaecho 〒523-0057
Tamakicho 〒523-0872
Tamayacho 〒523-0831
Chokojicho 〒523-0013
Chofukujicho 〒523-0021
Chomeijicho 〒523-0808
Tsudacho 〒523-0086
Tsuchidacho 〒523-0082
Teppocho 〒523-0827
Demachi 〒523-0892
Tomosadacho 〒523-0011
Nakakomoricho 〒523-0041
Nakanoshocho 〒523-0807
Nagaharacho Kami 〒523-0849
Nagaharacho Naka 〒523-0848
Nagaharacho Moto 〒523-0847
Nakamuracho 〒523-0894
Nawatecho Sue 〒523-0855
Nawatecho Naka 〒523-0854
Nawatecho Moto 〒523-0853
Nishijukucho 〒523-0014
Nishisuecho 〒523-0886
Nishitatamiyacho 〒523-0835
Nishinoshocho 〒523-0816
Nishihongocho 〒523-0813
Nishihongocho Nishi 〒523-0819
Nishihongocho Higashi 〒523-0818
Nishimotocho 〒523-0887
Nishoraicho 〒523-0004
Nodacho 〒523-0002
Nomuracho 〒523-0075
Bakurocho Kami 〒523-0846
Bakurocho Naka 〒523-0845
Bakurocho Moto 〒523-0844
Hachimancho 〒523-0857
Higashigawacho 〒523-0027
Higashitatamiyacho 〒523-0834
Higashicho 〒523-0037
HIgashiyokozekicho 〒523-0035
Hisugicho 〒523-0889
Hiyonocho 〒523-0033
Funakicho 〒523-0084
Funamachi 〒523-0822
Furukawacho 〒523-0056
Horikamicho 〒523-0031
Honmachi 〒523-0876
Makicho 〒523-0072
Magoheijicho 〒523-0888
Masudacho 〒523-0053
Mabuchicho 〒523-0022
Marunouchicho 〒523-0062
Maruyamacho 〒523-0805
Midorimachi 〒523-0048
Minamitsudacho 〒523-0085
Minami Hongocho 〒523-0814
Miyauchicho 〒523-0828
Musacho 〒523-0012
Motosuikeicho 〒523-0073
Mototamayacho 〒523-0882
Morijiricho 〒523-0054
Yagicho 〒523-0051
Yakushicho 〒523-0826
Yanagimachi 〒523-0055
Wakabacho 〒523-0815
Wakamiyacho 〒523-0034

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Ōmihachiman for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Ōmihachiman, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Ōmihachiman. The first type of PO box is provided by Ōmihachiman Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Ōmihachiman to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Ōmihachiman via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.