Travel / Tourism Information Spots in Niigata Area

  • Niigata City Iwamuro Tourist Information Center Iwamuroya
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Nishikan-ku Iwamuronsen 96-1
    This sightseeing facility in Nishikan Ward, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture provides information on the Iwamuro Onsen (hot spring) region’s history, traditions, culture, and tourist spots. There’s a tourism information area, a rest area, a footbath, a dining hall serving local cuisine such as the famous “kensayaki” and “rice flour ramen,” making it great as a pit stop on drives. There are also regional specialty products and souvenirs for sale. The plaza and exhibition room of the “Dento Bunka Denshokan (Traditional Culture Museum)” host various seasonal events.
  • Ojiya-shi General Industrial Hall Sun Plaza
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Odiyashi Jounai 1-8-25
    This is a complex containing both industrial and tourism facilities in Ojiya City, Niigata Prefecture. The hall has exhibitions, such as a model of the only 48-inch shell in the world, Ojiyasode and Echigo Katakai Indigo Dye, and other traditional woven materials from Ojiya City. There are also items for sale and an experience workshop and gallery, where visitors can learn about the techniques used to make these materials. There is also a Hegi soba restaurant and a shop where visitors can purchase local specialties such as Sasa dango, and Ojiya Shikisai, which is made from five different colors of udon noodles, reflecting Ojiya's famous woven materials. Finally, there is also a hall available for meetings and training programs.
  • Yuzawa Hot Tourist Association, Spring Snow Country Tourism Zone Information Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Minamiuonumagunyuzawamachi Yuzawa 2431-1
    This tourist information center is located directly in front of Echigo-Yuzawa Station. Managed by the Echigo-Yuzawa Hot Spring Tourist Association it mainly focusses on Yuzawa Town but also has information for Minamiuonuma City, Uonuma City, Tokamachi City, and Tsunan Town in Niigata as well as Minakami Town in Gunma and Sakae Village in Nagano. They have information for everything from winter sports to regional specialties, snow country cuisine, and traditional arts and crafts. From events and activities to food and where to stay they'll be able to help you plan your trip.
  • Kashiwazaki Tourist Exchange Center Yumi
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Kashiwazakishi Banjin 1-7-67
    This tourist exchange center is approximately a 20-minute drive from the Kashiwazaki Interchange. The perfect base for sightseeing around the sea makes this more like a seaside rest area. Here you can find all sorts of information about sea related events and leisure activities. It also functions as a place for people who enjoy fishing. Inside there's a tourist pamphlet and information corner offering information that visitors might need. It's also used as an event venue for seaside events. Food options include dam curry, with the rice forming a dam for the curry, and sea bream chazuke (rice and fish with green tea poured over). The jointly managed Kashiwazaki Bay west breakwater fishing spot was closed on March 1st, 2018.
  • JTB Joetsu Acore
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Joetsu-shi
  • JTB Riverside Senshu Nagaoka
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Nagaoka-shi Senshu 2-278 Riverside Senshu 1F
  • JTB Niigata Furumachi
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Furumachidori 6-976
  • JTB AEON MALL Niigata Minami
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Konan-ku Shimohayadori Yanagida 1-1-1 AEON MALL Niigata Minami 2F
  • JTB Travel 21 AEON the mall Shibata
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Shibatashi Sumiyoshichou 5-11-5 Aeon Mall Shibata 2F
  • nigatakoturyokomadoguchi kureyon Sanjo
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Sanjoushi Sugoro 2-13
  • Marche Ryoko Ctr
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Nishihonchou 3-8-8 Naoetsu shopping center Elmer Le 1F
  • Nigata Travel Nigata Eigyosho
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Sasaguchi 2-12-3
  • Nigata Travel Isetan Eigyosho
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Yachiyo 1-6-1 Nigataisetan 5F
  • JTB Travel 21 AEON Nigataoyama
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Nishi-ku Aoyama 2-5-1 ion Niigata Aoyama 2F
  • HIS Acore Joetsu Sales Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Joetsu-shi
  • JTB Kanto Joetsu Acore
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Joetsu-shi Tomioka 3458-banchi Acore 1F
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku
  • Tsubame Bunsui Visitor service center
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Tsubameshi Kugami 1405-15
  • JTB Kanto Niigata Bandai LoveLa 2
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Bandai 1-4-8
  • HIS Nagaoka Sales Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Nagaoka-shi Jonaicho 2-6-17 Moriyama Building 2F

Niigata Areas


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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