Of the five Japanese ports first opened to overseas trade, the Port of Niigata is the only one whose former customs house, is still extant. A nationally Designated Important Cultural Property, it is a precious structure built with the technology of the time in imitation of western style architecture.
9:30-18:00(Close at 17:00 from Oct. to Mar.)
(except Monday and the year-end and New Year’s holidays
Mon. (Tue. instead if Mon. is holiday),around New Year’s Day(Dec. 28 to Jan. 3)
- Admission Fee
Former Niigata Customs House
3437-8 Midorimachi, Chuo-ku, Niigata City