Most Instagrammed Spots In Niigata Prefecture

Here're most instagenic spots in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. We selected the best ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Niigata, and released the ranking for places you can get many 'like' in your SNS, such as photogenic fireworks and beautiful nature.

Most Instagrammed Spots In Niigata Prefecture [1-7]

1Futatsugame Beach

The Clearest Sea In Sado & Beautiful Landscape Recognized By The World

The northernmost of Sado, very tranquil time with so clear the Sea of Japan and great nature. Mysterious Futatsugame, that appears when the tide is low, is a world-recognized beautiful place you can find in Michelin Green Guide Japan as two-star.◎50 min by car from Ryotsu Port. You can swim in the sea till the middle of August. Go down to the beach from the steps beside SADO Futatsugame View Hotel.

2Nagaoka Firework Festival

The Huge Fireworks Blooming In The Summer Night Sky

Nagaoka Firework is one of the three biggest fireworks in Japan. The power is overwhelming at all. The fireworks spreading as far as the eyes can see.

3New Greenpia Tsunan

Impressive Sky Lantern Launch Like A World Of Rapunzel

Tsunan Snow Festival started to launch sky lanterns since 2012 as a prayer for recovery from earthquake. As many as 2000 lanterns are launched all together at once! It's so exciting, isn't it? In 2018, Tsunan Snow Festival is held on March 9 and 10.◎You can launch the sky lanterns except for the festival. Some tour agents and hotels at Tsunan take reservation for the lantern launch experience, and I enjoyed it.

4Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel

Kiyotsu Gorge Reflected On The Water Surface

Walking through in the tunnel to the inmost, Kiyotsu Gorge, one of the three biggest gorges in Japan, waits you! The water is drawn in front of the exit, and the gorge is reflected on the surface beautifully! It must be excellent for your Instagram, isn't it?

5Takada Park

Night Hanami In Takada Park! The Lighted Cherry Blossoms As Far As The Eye Can See

At Takada Park, the cherry blossoms in a wide area are lit up, and you can see the fascinating scenery with the castle. It's one of the three greatest night hanami places in Japan. There're surprising quantity of cherry blossom that I can't tell you in these pics. It's worth visiting!◎By car, the extra parking area are prepared, and you can take a shuttle bus from there. Or, walk from JR Takada Station.

6Kashiwazaki Lovers Cape

Place For Fulfillment In Love & Beautiful Sun Setting In The Sea Of Japan

Fukuura Seashore. It's surrounded with the Sea of Japan, and famous as a tourist spot that people put the heart-shaped plate will get fulfillment in love. What's more, we can see the beautiful sunset here, and enjoy romantic atmosphere in the evening glow.◎At Nihonkai Fisherman's Cape near here, you can eat and buy seafood of Japan Sea. I like its mackerel sandwich, a specialty of Kashiwazaki.


The Panorama of Niigata Seen From the Highest Observatory in Japan Sea

You can visit here for free. The Shinano River running grandly inside Niigata towen, if the weather is good, Sado Island you can look over. I think the twilight will be nice.