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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

In 1858, Niigata was one of the five cities that were opened for international trade through the Japan-U.S. commerce agreement. However, the port didn’t actually open until 1969. In 1886 the first Bandai Bridge was built over Shinano River. The current bridge was built in 1929, but much like its precursor, it is a prized national property. Niigata had a key role in World War II, due to its strategic position between... read more

Niigata Sightseeing

Niigata lies on the northern tip of the island of Honshu on the shores of the Sea of Japan, at about 140 miles from Tokyo. Throughout Japanese history, Niigata has been one of the most important ports in the country. The city is a major transport hub, but it is far from the crowded, skyscraper-shadowed Japanese metropolises with little to show. read more

Niigata Travel Guide

Transport is never a problem in Japan. Even the most remote destinations such as Sapporo can be reached by Shinkasen, Japan’s bullet trains. Niigata is only a two-hour Shinkasen ride away from Tokyo. A cheaper option is to take a regular train for a quarter of the price of the bullet-train ticket, but the ride is significantly longer. You an also get to Niigata by bus from Tokyo, Nagoya, and a few smaller cities.... read more

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