12 Sights in Niigata, Japan (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Niigata, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Niigata, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Niigata

1. 蒲原神社

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Kanbara Shrine (蒲原神社, Kanbara Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Nagamine-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The head office was the "Aomi Shrine" (Omi no Yashiro) located on Mt. Kanabati, and in addition to the main deity of Shiinetsuhiko, the god of the five elements (the god of fire, the god of water, the god of trees, the god of gold, and the god of earth), the god of learning, Sugawara no Michishinko, etc. are also enshrined. Since the samurai Hatakeyama Rokuro Shigemune in the early Kamakura period is enshrined by tradition, it is also known as "Rokuro-sama".

Wikipedia: 蒲原神社 (新潟市) (JA)

2. 古津八幡山遺跡

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古津八幡山遺跡 新潟市(Niigata City) / CC BY 2.1 jp

The Furutsu Hachimanyama Site is an archaeological site containing the remnants of a late Yayoi period moated settlement with three Kofun tumuli located in the Furutsu neighborhood of Akiha-ku, Niigata in the Hokuriku region of Japan. The site was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 2005, with the area under preservation extended in 2011 It is the northernmost moated Yayoi settlement site thus far discovered on the Sea of Japan coast.

Wikipedia: Furutsu Hachimanyama Site (EN)

3. Niigata Learning Center For Humans & The Environment

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Niigata Prefecture Environment and Human Contact Hall is a data display facility with the theme of the second Minamata disease (Niigata Minamata disease) and water environment located in Qianxin Tian, Niigata Shibei District, Niigata Prefecture. The deputy name is Niigata Minamata Disease Archive. Niigata Prefecture is responsible for the operation and management of facilities.

Wikipedia: 新潟県立環境と人間のふれあい館 (JA)

4. 白山神社

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Hakusan Shrine (白山神社, Hakusanjinja) is a Shinto shrine located in 1-1-17 Numatarihigashi, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Shikinaisha. In order to distinguish it from the shrine of the same name in Ichibanhori-dori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, it is called "Nutari Hakusan Shrine".

Wikipedia: 白山神社 (新潟市中央区沼垂東) (JA)

5. NGT48 Theater

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NGT48 is a Japanese girl group produced by Yasushi Akimoto. NGT48 is named after Niigata City of Niigata Prefecture, where the group is based. The group performs at the NGT48 Theater which is located in the fourth floor of the LoveLa2 shopping mall in Niigata City.

Wikipedia: NGT48 (EN), Website

6. View Fukushimagata

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Water Station "view Fukushima Lagoon" is a sightseeing and communication facility located on the lakeside of Fukushima Lagoon in Niigata Shibei District. It was renovated in 1997 together with the rest facilities, Xielai Pavilion and Swimming Pool.

Wikipedia: ビュー福島潟 (JA)

7. 北方文化博物館

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Northern Culture Museum is an open-air museum in Kōnan-ku, Niigata, Japan. It contains the well known mansion of a wealthy farming family called gōnō (豪農), gardens and houses from the Edo period. There is also a branch in Chūō-ku, Niigata.

Wikipedia: Northern Culture Museum (EN)

8. 菖蒲塚古墳

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The Ayamezuka Kofun (菖蒲塚古墳) is a keyhole-shaped kofun burial mound located in the Takenomachi neighborhood of Nishikan-ku, Niigata in the Hokuriku region of Japan. The tumulus was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1938.

Wikipedia: Ayamezuka Kofun (EN)

9. 戊辰公園

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Boshin Park (戊辰公園) is a park located in Sekiya Shimokawara-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata. Opened in 1932. A memorial monument to Irobe Nagato has been erected. The park manager is the Niigata City Eastern Regional Civil Engineering Office.

Wikipedia: 戊辰公園 (JA)

10. Bandai Bridge

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The Bandai Bridge is a bridge crossing the Shinano River in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan via National Route 7. The current bridge was constructed in 1929, and was designated as a nationally Important Cultural Property in July 2004.

Wikipedia: Bandai Bridge (EN)

11. 新潟市北区文化会館

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Niigata Shibei District Cultural Center is a hall facility located in Niigata Shibei District, Niigata Prefecture. NKS Hapiska and Yuyaka Convention contact the consortium to administer and operate as designated administrators.

Wikipedia: 新潟市北区文化会館 (JA)

12. Niigata Catholic Church

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The Christ the King Cathedral also called Niigata Church is a religious building that is affiliated with the Catholic Church and is located in the city of Niigata in the prefecture of the same name, in Japan.

Wikipedia: Christ the King Cathedral, Niigata (EN)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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