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Travel / Tourism Information Spots in Niigata Area

  • Myoko Kogen Visitor Center
    7 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Myoukoushi Sekigawa 2248-4
    A visitor center located in Sekikawa, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture, within the Myoko-Togakushi Renzan National Park among the many mountains like the 2,454 meter high Mt. Myoko. The visitor center introduces information on the surrounding countryside such as animals and plants inhabiting the Myoko area and terrain, as well as information about local history and culture. The center also provides information and maps on walking paths in the area. Next to the visitor center is Imori Pond, a well-known place for stunning views of Mt. Myoko. There are plenty of different events going on such as guided nature walks, etc.

    They speak English. The Center is next to the station and they are happy to call your hotel to arrange pick ups. Very helpful.

  • Niigata City Iwamuro Tourist Information Center Iwamuroya
    2 Reviews
    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
    3 Reviews
    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.
  • Nigata Travel Nagaoka Eigyosho
    Travel / Tourism
    Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture Okita 1-6 Across Plaza Nagaoka
  • Nigata Travel Joetsu Eigyosho
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Toyoba 239-1 in Barrow Joetsu Mall
  • JTB Travel 21 AEON the mall Shibata
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Shibatashi Sumiyoshichou 5-11-5 Aeon Mall Shibata 2F
  • Niigata Tourist Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Shinkocho 4-1
  • Shiro Ne Odako To History no Museum
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Minami-ku Jogesuwanoki 1770-1
  • Bandai Kuchi Tourist info center Ctr
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Hanazono 1-1-1
  • Niitsu Tourist Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Akiha-ku Niitsuhoncho 3-1-7
  • Furumachi Nightbox
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Furumachidori 8 - Town 1487
  • Top Travel Nigata
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Kamioumi 4-12-20
  • Asahi Travel
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Yamafutatsu 1-15-12
  • Caravan Tours Niigata Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Higashinakadori 1 Bancho 86-53
  • Tabix Ja Bread Nigata Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Minamisasaguchi 1-1-12
  • Nippon Travel Agency Niigata Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Higashi Odori 1-3-8
  • Kyoritsu Tourist Niigata Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Niigata Niigata-shi Chuo-ku Akashi 1-1-31
  • Kureyon Dial Kureyon Bandai
    Travel / Tourism
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Bandai 1-6-1

Niigata Main 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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