5 reasons to visit Niigata Prefecture
Some of Japan's best (and most accessible from Tokyo) ski resorts are here
They grow some of Japan's best rice in this region
Not at all! Niigata grows koshihikari rice, which is nurtured by all that super pure snowmelt water - and there really is a difference in taste! If you want some of the best rice you'll ever have the pleasure of eating, Niigata is the spot to do it.
Which leads to another thing - incredible sake!
If winter (and snow) isn't your preferred season, they've got one of Japan's best fireworks festivals in the summer
They've even got great onsen facilities!
Enjoy Japan, and Safe Travels!
Ponshukan Sake Museum
This restaurant, museum and sake bar is located in Niigata, which is known for having the biggest variety of sake factories in Japan. Ponshukan has two floors visitors can visit. The first floor is a restaurant, while the third floor is a sake museum which has
Nagaoka Fireworks Festival
Nagaoka Fireworks Festival is a two-day event held along the banks of the Shinanogawa River.
Echigo Tsumari Koryukan Kinare
Kinare is a complex with an art gallery, hot spring and cafe. It is the main stage of the Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale held every 3 years.
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Unique Festivals of Japan: Niigata's Naked Pushing Festival
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