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


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Niigata, Japan! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Niigata. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

1. 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

2. 白山神社

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Hakusan Shrine (白山神社, Hakusan Mr./Ms. Jinja) is a shrine located at 1-1-17 Numatahigashi, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Shikinaisha. In order to distinguish it from the shrine of the same name in Ichibanhoritori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, it is called "Nutari Mr./Ms.Hakusan Shrine".

Wikipedia: 白山神社 (新潟市中央区沼垂東) (JA)

3. 蒲原神社

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Kambara Shrine is a shrine located in Nagamine-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The head office is the "Aomi Shrine" (Omi no Yashiro), which was located on Mt. Kinbachi, and in addition to the main deity of Shiinezu Hikomei and the gods of the five elements (the god of fire, the god of water, the god of wood, the god of gold, and the god of earth), the god of learning, Sugawara Michishinko, and others are also enshrined. It is also known as "Rokuro-sama" because the samurai of the early Kamakura period, Hatakeyama Rokuro Shigemune, is enshrined according to tradition.

Wikipedia: 蒲原神社 (新潟市) (JA)

4. 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)

5. Niigata Learning Center For Humans & The Environment

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The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Environment and Human Interaction is an exhibition facility dedicated to the Second Minamata Disease (Niigata Minamata Disease) and the aquatic environment located in Maeshinta, Kita-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture. As a sub-name, the Niigata Minamata Disease Museum is given. The operation and management of the facility is carried out by Niigata Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 新潟県立環境と人間のふれあい館 (JA)

6. View Fukushimagata

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The water station "View Fukushimagata" is a tourist and exchange facility located on the shore of Lake Fukushima Lagoon in Kita-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture. It was developed in 1997 along with the rest facility Lagorai-tei and the pool yusuikan.

Wikipedia: ビュー福島潟 (JA)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. 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)

11. 新潟市北区文化会館

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Niigata City Kita-ku Cultural Center is a hall facility located in Kita-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture. NKS, Hapiska and Yosaka Convention Linkage Joint Venture are the designated administrators.

Wikipedia: 新潟市北区文化会館 (JA)


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