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  • Teradomari Fish Market Street (Sakana no Ameyoko)
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    Nigata Pref. Nagaokashi Teradomarishimoaramachi
  • Yahiko-jinja Shrine
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    4.5
    303 Reviews
    Shrine
    Nigata Pref. Nishikambaragunyahikomura Yahiko 2887-2

    The local train service from Niigata (change at Yoshida) takes about an hour. Check the times of return trains before visiting the shrine and cable car, because there can be a gap in services of up...

  • Niigata City Aquarium Marinepia Nihonkai (Sea of Japan)
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    192 Reviews
    Aquarium
    Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Nishifunamichou 5932-445

    It’s located right on the coast in a wooded area about 20 mins walk from centre. It’s great for children with a short but good dolphin display. Lots of sea life. There is a subsea walkway with fish...

  • Joetsushiritsusuizoku Museum umigatari
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    3.5
    50 Reviews
    Aquarium
    Nigata Pref. Jouetsushi Gochi 2-15-15

    Newly opened in June 2018. It is located on the Naoetsu beach just 10 minutes walk from Naoetsu station of Echigo tokimeki railway-4 stations away from Joetsu Myoko station on Hokuriku Shinkansen...

  • Sado Bugyosho (Magistrate's Office)
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    Other Historic Site/Building
    Nigata Pref. Sadoshi Aikawahiromamachi 1-1

    We went to this reconstructed Governer’s Office (Sado Bugyousho) first established in 1603. It was composed of three areas. The Governer’s residence, the administration offices and a separate...

Niigata Main Areas

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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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