Niigata

Niigata (新潟県;-ken) is a prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan.

Sights

  • Michinoeki 風の丘米山
    Awesome michinoeki along the coastal route 8. Great fish market, and the restaurant on the first floor behind the omiyage shop has a delicious Saba Sandwich.

Shopping

  • Ponshikan (ぽんしゅ館)
    Amazing shop with lots of beer, sake and local produce. Also has coin sake machines with about 100 varieties of sake. ¥500 yen gets you 5 drinks. ☎ 025-240-7090

Nightlife

  • Olive Beer Trip
    Good craft beer bar. 新潟県新潟市中央区弁天3-2-16 ☎ 025-241-7457

See also

Akita JET Travel Guide
Hokkaido Hokkaido
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