Direct Sales Depot / Market Spots in Niigata Area

  • Tsunan Kanko Bussankan
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Nakauonumaguntsunanmachi Ashigasaki Otsu 203
    This product store is located along National Route 117, in Ashigasaki, Tsunan Town, Nakauonuma County. In addition to Uonuma-cultivated Koshihikari, it sells products such as condiments for rice, souvenirs, locally made sake and original additive-free juice. There is also a direct sales store that sells fresh vegetables, processed products from local farmers, and folk crafts as well as a restaurant that serves tonkatsu and ramen which is made using Uonuma's Tsumaari brand pork.
  • Gosen Periodic Market
    Shopping
    Niigata Gosen-shi Ota 1
  • Honcho-shimo Market
    Shopping
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Honchodori 12 , 13
    This Shimomachi market stands in line with the Fresh Honcho shopping street connecting 12 Ban-cho and 13 Ban-cho on the Hon-cho-dori Street. Open year round excluding Sundays, here visitors can purchase vegetables, seafood, flowers, clothing, and more. Consisting of street stalls integrated into the shopping street, the history of this market is believed to stretch back all the way to the early Meiji period. In recent years, the number of establishments has declined, but one can still hear shopkeepers cheerfully calling out to attract customers. The area where the market is located, known as Shimo-machi, is one of the oldest in the city and has flourished as a port area for ages. Looking at the establishments, visitors can imagine what the area looked like long ago when kitamaebune cargo ships would stop at the port.
  • Wakuwaku Farm Hoei Shop
    Shopping
    Niigata Niigata-shi Kita-ku Kabutoyama 2-3-4
    This farm direct sales shop offers fresh produce brought directly by the growers of Niigata, a treasure trove of foodstuffs. In addition to vegetables, grown with loving care by locals, they also have fruit, rice, flowers, and more. In the first place, Niigata City is said to be Japan's largest purchase point of fresh vegetables per household. Since it's right next to fertile growing lands, it's the perfect example of local production for local consumption. The same produce, grown by different farmers, will have a different flavor, so finding the farmer who suits your tastes best is part of the fun.
  • Toyosaka Wakuwaku Farm Tsukioka Store
    Shopping
    Niigata Shibata-shi Tsukioka 408
    A farmer’s market adjoining Tsukioka Wakuwaku Farm, a local production for local consumption and food education theme park. The market sells fresh vegetables and safe, healthy fruit picked locally in Niigata. All of the market’s products bear the names of the people that produced them, and customers appreciate the peace of mind and sense of security this provides when purchasing the market’s produce. The market also sells local liquors and confections from Niigata, and many people come here to buy gifts and souvenirs. Inside, visitors can also buy gelato made from fresh milk, a perfect snack to enjoy while taking a post-shopping break. Japan’s longest wooden swing set stands in the theme park’s main plaza. The 53-meter-long wooden swing set can be used by up to 50 people at once.
  • Rokusai-ichi Market
    Shopping
    Niigata Murakami-shi Sannocho 1-1 Surrounding area
    A market held on every day of the month ending in a “2” or a “7.” The market’s name translates to “the market of six celebrations,” a reference to the number of times it is held each month. Held continuously since 1919, the market consists of some 150 stalls stretching from Oshagiri Hall (Murakami History Museum) to an alley in Sanno-cho. Here you can find a wide variety of things for sale, including seasonal fresh vegetables, seafood, local specialty products, edible wild plants, and fresh flowers. Even today, the market serves as the pantry of Murakami and bustles with customers. You can also find stalls selling everyday essentials you’d never see in a souvenir store, and many locals as well as tourists can be seen in the market.
  • Hakusan Morning Market
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Hakusanura 2-180-3
    Hakusan Morning Market is held in 2 Chome, Hakusanura, Chuo Ward, Niigata City, about five minutes’ walk from Hakusan Station. It opens from five o’clock in the morning, and sells fresh agricultural products such as vegetables, fruit, flowers and pickles as well as processed products from local farms. It closes every Tuesday except holidays.
  • Farmers’ Market Shikisai no Sato
    Shopping
    Niigata Joetsu-shi Yoshikawa-ku Tojinosato 1 Roadside Station Yoshikawa Tojinosato
  • San Hachi no Ichi Market
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Chuou A couple
    This morning market beloved by locals is held on San Hachi Dori Street, a 15-minute walk from Naoetsu Station. During the market, the broad street is lined end-from-end with vendors offering items such as fruits and vegetables, as well as fresh, locally-caught fish and unusual processed seafoods. Started by the local young persons' association? in 1911, the market was originally held on dates with a 5 or 9 but changed the next year to being held on dates with a 3 or 8, which it has stayed ever since. The market is popular for being a place where you can buy Joetsu's famous Sasa-ame sweet or pickles hand-made by local farmers.
  • Uoroku Niitsu
    Shopping
    Niigata Niigata-shi Akiha-ku Niitsu 5163-3
  • Kiyoshikagojibabussankan
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Kitakambaragunseiroumachi Hasuno 708
  • sakanaurisho shinsenka
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Murakamishi Neya 149
  • Farmer's Market Ippe Court
    Shopping
    Niigata Niigata-shi Nishi-ku Kamegai 1252
  • Japan Agricultural Cooperatives Direct Store Ikiiki Hata
    Shopping
    Niigata Sanjo-shi Nishi Kata 1-30
  • FURUSATTO Store
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Joetsu-shi Yamato 5-26-1 FURUSATTO
  • Arurunnomori
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Daidoufukuda 621
  • Kagayaki Farm
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Niigata Niigata-shi Konan-ku Somi 1-5-8
  • nigatagyokyo Iwafune Port shishochokuei Iwafune Minatochokubaisho
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Murakamishi Iwafuneminatomachi 3144-21
  • Satoyamagenki farm iwatukachokubai
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Nagaokashi Iduka 2969
  • Nishimikawa Kudamonochokubai Ctr
    Shopping
    Nigata Pref. Sadoshi Tagirisu

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Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.

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