Special Things To Do In niigata

Special places to travel in niigata Prefecture that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.


Tips By Travelers and Locals


I had never thought seeing such a beautiful night view in Niigata, so I was surprised. Niigata city and the Shinano river were illuminated very beautifully. The night view is as beautiful as Manhattan.


Few restaurant serves the Murakami beef (A5 rank). I think this marked the peak of Wagyu. And I will never be able to eat more delicious beef than it.


The Kiwami Sushi is made from 10 selected superb fish grown in Niigata and was planed when Niigata was designated by government ordinance. And you can eat it with Niigata original Nanban-Ebi soy sauce that is shrimp flavor.


Takada Park is famous for cherry blossoms. In summer, you can see the lotus flowers at the whole moat, that is said to be the best in the East. On the refreshing summer morning, leaves and flowers repelling water could make you more refreshing. During the cool morning is the golden time to see the lotus flowers.


Only few people knows this restaurant in the residential area away from the busy town. Softly grasped rice tastes like it holds air, and seafood grown in Niigata is one of the best. We won't meet such sushi easily.


The Nodoguro is a expensive fish caught in the Sea of Japan and 'Nodoguro Aburidon' is registered as a trademark. Seared Nodoguro on the rice 'Koshihikari' grown in Niigata. It's price is reasonable for the foodstuffs.


Italian Yakisoba is old B grade gourmet of Niigata. This noodles is sticky and thick and goes well with tomato sauce.


You can see the beautiful night view selected one of 100 best in Japan, from the observation deck for free, so you will lose nothing by visiting. The lights of city and Bandaibashi Bridge over the Shinano river make the fantastic night view.


I wrote about sake tasting before, besides you can taste say sauce for free. They have a kind of Italian say sauce, I could enjoy them very much.


Niigata is mecca of Japanese sake. The restaurant prepares many kinds of specialty sake of Niigata.