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A specialty store of Niigata's famous products centering on Japanese sake, located in the CoCoLo Niigata West Building in JR Niigata Station. The store sells a variety of products such as Niigata's local sake, rice, soy sauce, and sweets, every day crowded with tourists shopping for souvenirs. There is a sake tasting room where customers can select five different types of sake among those from all the sake breweries in Niigata Prefecture, making it an irresistible space for sake lovers.

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Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Hanazono 1-96-47 CoCoLo Niigata West Building 3F map map Map
[Sake Bansho] 9:30-20:30(Information desk closed20:15)
[Sake tasting experience] 500yen
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Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners Club)
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Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
[Night] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Fun sake tasting experience
    4.0 Reviewed : 2023.04.29
    Quick visit to the station to do some sake tasting. Cute idea to have the tokens and the sake vending machines. Staff was super nice in explaining to us how to read the vending machines. I tried...
  • Interesting
    5.0 Reviewed : 2022.11.30
    A very interesting concept of a sake vending machine. If the information shown was correct, there are currently about 92 sake brewers in Niigata alone. Patrons can simply pay 100 Japanese yen for a...
  • Drink for 500 yen, Drunk for 1000 yen!
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.12.22
    Over 100 Niigata brands combine for a Great Wall of Sake! Located inside a separate area of a sake and souvenir shop.500 yen gets you 5 tokens to try your choice of 5 sake. You can pay for more...

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