After snowy winters, the signs of imminent spring are cherished in Niigata. One of the first signs that spring is on the way are..
A special event taking place at the Niigata City Art Museum celebrates the 75th anniversary of Thomas the Tank Engine. The event..
Niigata City's Hakusan Park is home to around 160 Somei Yoshino cherry trees, making it one of the area's top spots to visit..
The fertile land makes Niigata famous for its agriculture and it is known particularly for having some of the best rice and sake in Japan. Niigata City is located only two hours away from Tokyo by bullet train (Joetsu Shinkansen), which makes it very accessible to explore the city’s unique culture, cuisine, and nature.