This is a market which sells the cuisine of Niigata, ranging from fresh seafood & vegetables to brand-name sake made within the prefecture. You can taste dishes such as high-grade sushi special to Niigata which has delicious rice and fish. You can get a late lunch here.
*Please be aware that the sushi shops serve lunch up to 3pm.
A summer villa of a wealthy merchant who was active in the beginning of the 20th century. The very refined modern Japanese design of the house and its garden are magnificent. Have a break here with a cup of matcha tea while viewing the garden.
Furumachi, which is a commercial district in Niigata City, once flourished as a geisha quarter. Take a walk through the area which still retains the old-fashioned buildings and temples while developing a new townscape. You can also enjoy shopping here.
Niigata Prefecture, known for being one of Japan’s foremost regions for rice production, not only boasts its rice but has also brought together Japanese sake and fine wine. At Ponshukan, you can participate in tasting the sake from all of the breweries in the prefecture all under one roof. You can also purchase famous Niigata foods and sample Niigata dishes at the restaurant.