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An Active Area Featuring Fireworks Festivals and Watersports

An Active Area Featuring Fireworks Festivals and Watersports

This area, along the Sea of Japan, features a number of beautiful beaches. Come and see all of the blessings of the Sea of Japan, such as Kujiranami Beach, known for its clear water, and the Teradomari Fish Market, also known as Sakana no Ameyoko. The scenic rice terraces and the ponds in Yamakoshi are also popualr to visit, and the are is also known for Echigo's Three Great Fireworks Displays, which attract people from all over the country.

Teradomari: The Place to Be for Fresh Seafood

Teradomari: The Place to Be for Fresh Seafood

Teradomari Fish Market is also called "Sakana no Ameyoko," and just like the name says, you can fully enjoy all of the blessings of the sea. There are 11 stores of fresh fish and souvenirs, and you can find fresh red snow crabs from the coast of Sado, large oysters and scallops.

The Three Great Fireworks Displays of Echigo: Be Enthralled by the Overwhelming Scale

The Three Great Fireworks Displays of Echigo: Be Enthralled by the Overwhelming Scale

Niigata boasts its three fireworks displays. Also known as "Kawa no Nagaoka", "Yama no Katagai" and "Umi no Kashiwazaki", each has its own history and characteristics. They are all of incredibly large scale and attract many visitors . We recommend booking accomodations around the facilities in advance.

Nishikigoi Carp: Swimming Jewels

Nishikigoi Carp: Swimming Jewels

Ojiya City is known as the birthplace of Nishikigoi (colored carp). They are highly appreciated even overseas due to their unique colors, fostered by the clear water of the snowy country and traditional skills. You can see them in close proximity at Nishikigoi no Sato.

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