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【Events】Geigi Experience & Japanese Cuisine in Niigata


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Niigata City Sightseeing Taxi
Enjoy cycling! “Round Niigata Island Course”
Niigata Pageant of Lights
Niigata Sake no Jin (Niigata Sake Fair)
Niigata shokunojin (Niigata Winter Food Camp)
Niigata Anime & Manga Festival
New Entrant to 5 Great Ramen Bowls of Niigata!
Recommended Ramen in Niigata City

What comes to mind when you think of Niigata, also known as the ramen kingdom of Japan. There are many varieties, but the four main types of ramen here are a must-try! There are some famous restaurants in the city that have been loved for many years and have become familiar to residents of the prefecture. […]

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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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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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