Things to Do in Niigata

Things to Do in Niigata, Niigata, Japan (B)

The capital city of Niigata prefecture, in the northern coast of Japan may not be amongst the most popular destinations for tourists. The summer breeze, the seafood, the scenery, the crafts and sake breweries, just 2 hours shinkansen ride from Tokyo. Not enough reasons to make you change and consider visiting? Check the list of some of things to do in Niigata in this article.

Inside the facilities of Echigo-Yuzawa station, this hard to find museum will satisfy any sake aficionado. The main shop, where one can buy local products, sake and souvenirs, are the main part. The treasure lies in the sake tasting corner, where one can try for ¥500 5 different types of sake, from the 117 local breeweries and recommendations from the museum sommelier. Check the sake brewery tours in Niigata, an experience to learn all about the Japanese rice liquor.

The offices skyscraper is located in the center of the city, and in the 20th floor there’s a 360 degree observatory. From here, the views of Niigata, the mountains and the Sea of Japan are stunning. Plus, is free entrance. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Things to Do in Niigata
Guide Location: Japan » Niigata
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Josep Bautista
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Niigata Nippo Media Ship
  • Sunset Cafe
  • Bandai Bridge
  • Hakusan Park
  • Hakusan Shrine
  • Mizushima Shinji Manga Street
  • Saito Family Summer Villa
  • Pia Bandai Market
  • Marinepia