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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

On the northwest coast of Honshu, Japan’s largest island, Niigata is a lively port city facing the Sea of Japan. Niigata is located in the middle of Japan’s Snow Country, and it is an excellent destination for those who are interested in winter sports. Niigata is also famous for its sake, and even has a museum dedicated to this national drink. The hot springs of Niigata are delightful, especially in winter, when... 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

Niigata Sightseeing

The River Shinano crosses Niigata right in the middle, giving the city an airy, almost European feel. Niigata is well known for its famous sake tasting festivals and its breweries, but there are a few other things to see and do as well. You won’t find any medieval castles or too many interesting shrines here, unlike in Toyama, but the parks, museums, beaches and the nearby Sado Island can make your holiday quite... read more

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