The Hira Mountains runs for about 15 kilometres from north to south and are located to the west of Lake Biwa on the border of Shiga Prefecture and Kyoto Prefecture. The main peaks are Mt. Bunagatake (1'214 m, Mt. Horai-san (1'174 m) and Mt. Uchimu (1'103 m).
Togo 1998, Togo 1998, Evening Snow at Mount Hira.
Hira no Bosetsu of the series "Eight views of Lake Biwa".
The stamp was issued in the series "200th Birthday of Ando Hiroshige".