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Niigata Map, Japan

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Niigata Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Niigata with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Niigata useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Niigata!

Niigata History

Although there is evidence that the surroundings of Niigata were inhabited during the Jomon era, the Japanese prehistory, the first settlement was established in the 7th century AD, according to Nihon Shoki, the oldest book of Japanese history. Niigata itself was founded in the 16th century as a port city on Shinano River. In the 17th century, the courses of the Rivers Shinano and Agano were changed so that they both... read more

Niigata Travel Guide

Niigata prefecture is located in the middle of Japan’s snow country, a picturesque region on the island of Honshu, famous for its heavy and long-lasting snowfalls. The city of Niigata, the prefecture’s capital, lies on the coast of the Sea of Japan, and it is a delightful destination. Don’t be intimidated by the ‘snow-country’ label, Niigata city has only a few days of heavy snow each year. However, the... read more

Niigata Sightseeing

There are so many things to do in the park that you can easily stay an entire day. There is a hot spring, or onsen, in the park, and also several interesting exhibitions at the Carillon Culture Hall. Hakusan Park was established during the Meiji era, and it is one of the first so called ‘citizen parks’ in Japan. However, even outside parks, there are many interesting places along Shinano River. Just take a tourist... read more

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