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2021.11.08

【Events】Learn how to see a Japanese garden in English[2nd]

2021.10.27

〔Nov 5(Fri)-6(Sat),2021〕We will exhibit at “EXPAT EXPO TOKYO 2021”

2021.10.15

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2021.09.01

【Events】Learn how to see a Japanese garden in English

2021.06.16

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Niigata Furumachi Geigi(Geisha) ~Enjoy the traditional culture of Niigata City~

Welcome to Niigata The Furumachi area is one of japan’s most famous geisha districts. With 200 years of history, the Niigata Furumachi Geigi are animportant cultural legacy from Niigata’s past as a port city.We hope you’ll visit Niigata’s traditional Ryotei restaurants to savor fine local cuisine, history, and the captivating performances of Geigi dressed in […]

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Introduction to Sightseeing Spots in Niigata City

Niigata City has an abundance of wonderful sightseeing spots.For this issue, we asked two international relations coordinators from the Niigata City International Affairs Division to introduce some of their favorite spots! ※Languages ​​other than English are automatically translated. Self-Introduction Charles Durand Hello everyone, nice to meet you! My name is Charles Durand. I am the […]

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Feel the great landowner culture and port town Niigata-Japan’s number one rice and sake production area fostered in a large granary

Situated on the vast Niigata Plain, Niigata had long been the largest rice producing area in Japan. When the system for the payment of taxes changed from rice to money in the Meiji Period (1868-1912), farmers who could not deal with money sold their land to other owners, creating great landowners with over 1,000 ha […]

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Kamuri Niitsu: Heaven for Flower Lovers

Flowers are such a magical thing, they can make you feel better just by looking at them! I know many people love flowers as I am one of them. I often give them as presents to family and friends, and even buy flowers for myself sometimes. Today we are visiting a place that’s perfe-ct for […]

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Surrounded by Plants at the Niigata Prefectural Botanical Garden!

Life in the city means less chance to be around greenery. I cannot find the chance to go to the mountains or the forest and I felt myself wanting to take in negative ions from nature. Then I visited the Niigata Prefectural Botanical Garden! We went by car, a 30 minute drive from Niigata Station. […]

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Takarayama Brewery: A Treasure Trove of Sake

Niigata has long been blessed with water and rice, paving the way for much delicious sake. Niigata ranks number one in the country with nearly 90 sake breweries, a true kingdom of sake. If you visit Niigata, why not visit one? This time, I visited Takarayama Brewery, one of the 15 breweries located in Niigata […]

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