Top Things To Do In niigata


We have great places in Niigata Prefecture that were posted by travelers and the locals who have actually traveled there. Niigata is famous for delicious rice production, and located north of Koshin'etsu Region. To begin with, Takada Park as one of the three best night cherry blossom spots, Tokimesse with beautiful night view, and a scenic seashore Sasagawa Nagare, are all things to do here. What's more, the local specialty foods, such as Murakami Beef and Italian Yakisoba, are also popular in Niigata Prefecture.

Things To Do Ranking [1-10]

Nagaoka 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.

Futatsugame 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.

Takada Park

Summer Pure Flowers Famous As The Best In The East

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.

Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel

Reflected Kiyotsu Gorge In The Water Surface

After 10 minutes walk through the tunnel, you can find the wonderful view! Kiyotsu Gorge is reflected beautifully in the windless water. It looks like famous Uyuni Salt Lake! As you guess, the scenery becomes also wonderful in the season of autumn colors.

New 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.

Sasagawa Nagare Cruise

Cruise Tour Of Strangely Shaped Rocks & Caves, And Feeding Seagulls

Scenic town of beautiful contrast of the blue sea and white rocks. Strangely shaped rocks are like energetic sculptures of nature. Feeding the seagulls flying around the ship, you can feel winds of the Sea of Japan and freedom of your journey.

Megane Iwa Shore

Dynamic Rock Standing Along The Sea Of Japan

A scenic spot in Niigata Prefecture, Sasagawa Nagare Shore has this huge rock called 'Megane Iwa (Eyeglass Rock)'. It had two holes and named like that, but now it has one. But, the huge rock standing along the shore is dynamic indeed.


The Dainty Night View That is Selected the 100 Best Night View in Japan

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.

Forest Of Beauties (Bijin Bayashi)

Beautiful Beech Grove With Fresh Greens, In The Season Of Spring Snow Hole

’Forest Of Beauties (Bijin Bayashi)' is a forest of beech trees which are 90 years old. For it's a heavy snowfall area, the snow remains till May. But the scenery of the holes around trees appearing when the snow thaws, and the beautiful spring greens, make me feel the changing of seasons.

Kashiwazaki 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.