Friday, February 21, 2020

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Niigata Prefecture (3)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Niigata 5 Kiyotsu Gorge (清津峡) in Tokamachi First colors: mid-October Color Peak: end of October – beginning of November Details: One of Japan’s three biggest gorges Special sight: The panoramic area with an...
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Rediscover the Charm of Niigata

1. Cycling through the City Visiting the Old Town The city of Niigata is divided into two parts by Shinano River, the longest river in Japan. The district between Shinano River and Niigata Station is called...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan Niigata Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Niigata 3 Yuzawa Kogen Panorama Park (湯沢高原パノラマパーク) in Yuzawa A photo posted by Kazuhisa Inui (@kazuhisa_inui) on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:30am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: End of...
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WAttention Tohoku 2018 Spring & Summer

  Discover Authentic Japan   Located in the northeastern part of Japan’s Honshu island, Tohoku is surrounded by the Sea of Japan, the Pacific Ocean and the Tsugaru Strait. Consisting of seven prefectures — Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi,...

Foreigners try the best rice in Japan

For Japanese people rice is the main source of energy, but it's so much more than that. It is also a source of pride and identity. And Niigata prefecture's Koshihikari rice is the best...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Niigata Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Niigata Niigata 1 ~ 6  1 Dragondola (ドラゴンドラ) in Yuzawa First colors: Beginning of October Color Peak: End of October Details: Long gondola that gives you a panoramic view of the mountains in...

Salmon Harvest: Delicacies Abound, Niigata Prefecture

Murakami, dubbed “the Salmon City,” has a long history of catching and processing salmon. Over the centuries, the area has accumulated hundreds of homemade recipes that range from fermented, salted and sake-marinated salmon to...

Enjoy SNOWART in Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata

Niigata is located in the region of Chubu, on the main island of Japan, Honshu. It is the third largest city with direct access to the sea of Japan. And it opened to international...
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Unveil Intriguing Festivals in Niigata

Though it may still be relatively unknown, there is a wonderful festival in Niigata that is a must for capturing on your social media. Unlike huge festivals packed with thousands of people, this festival...

My Niigata Dreams – Gastronomy Cycling Tour in Niigata

Gastronomy Cycling Tour in Niigata: Day 1 For years I’ve been saying that my dream was to stay in one of Japan’s traditional inns, a ryokan. I wondered when my dream would finally come true. We...