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[Niigata / Port Town] Private Old Port town Niigata Walking tour.

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  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    0Age ~ 100 Age
  • Duration
    3~4 hours
Plan description

In the 1800s, Niigata thrived as a port city. Ships from Russia, China, England, and all over the world came here to trade. Niigata citizens led lucrative lives making their living by shipping cargo and selling local products (mainly agricultural). The city was flooded with sailors from all over the world, allowing Niigata to blend and change with their influence.

Join us on an historical walking tour through the old port town Niigata, where we will explore the unique harmony of Western and Japanese cultures that developed in Niigata in the 1800s.

Deep dive into the Port town Niigata!

Although the tour is 3.5 hours long, fear not! Only about 4 km of actual distance is covered. There will be plenty of chances to rest your feet and take a deep long look at every location.

Travel through time to 200 years ago!

Niigata City prospered as a port town for many years. Learn the exciting history of one of 5 first ports to open to international trade. Visit several historical and cultural sites and imagine yourself the resident of these exciting times.

Know more about the city than even the locals do!

We will show you many secret spots and tell fun facts that even Niigata Locals do not know about! Take a truly deep dive into this wonderfilled city.


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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 2~10
    About duration
    3~4 hours
    3 hours 30 minutes
    Operating period All year round
    Assembly time Please enter your desired time when applying for the plan.
    9:00 to 16:00

    Please come 10 minutes before your reservation time.
    Booking deadline until 22:59 7 days before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items Please make sure you bring socks that completely cover the bottom of your foot.
    Additionally, please bring water and make sure you stay hydrated!

    Plan attractions

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    Visit residences of prominent Niigata citizens of 200 years ago.

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    Take a stroll through the magical Flower street of Niigata

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    Learn the history, the culture, and the gossip of the old Port town.

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    Enjoy the serene beauty of Japanese gardens, that will make you forget just how close to the city center you are.

    Time schedule


    ① Minato Pia (30 minutes) ② Minato Inari Shrine (30 minutes) ③ Ozawa Residence (45 minutes) ④ Niigata Flower Street (35 minutes) ⑤ Saito Villa (70 minutes)

    Access - Map

    2-10 Yanagishima-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata 951-8013
    Assembly point

    Minato Pia

    Arrive to the location yourself. We will be waiting there for you. Look for the white and blue EDGE OF NIIGATA logo.

    If you arrive by car

    15 minutes by car from Niigata Station.There is free parking on site.

    If you arrive by train

    It is about 25 minute walk from Niigata Station.

    If you arrive by other means of transportation

    There are several buses that stop close to Minato Pia. The closest stop would be the Niigata Loop Bus.

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    Selling points regarding safety

    Implemented measures against infectious diseases. We will show you Niigata at your own pace.

    Member organizations and associations Niigata Prefecture International Tourism Theme District Promotion Council, Niigata Tourism Convention Association, Tokimeki Sado / Niigata Tourism Area Strategy Conference
    Number of staff 5

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