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Northern Culture Museum

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Northern Culture Museum

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2-15-25 Somi, Konan-ku, Niigata 950-0205 Niigata Prefecture
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Niigata 1day Customized Private Walking Tour (7H)
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Niigata 1day Customized Private Walking Tour (7H)

With this private tour, you can see&#xa0;efficiently Niigata and have a deeper understanding in one day. A team will suggest the best itinerary based on your interests, our recommendable and favorite place.<br><br>Located in the Japan Sea side, is famous for the quality of its rice, <br><br>and therefore also its sake (with top quality rice being a primary ingredient), <br><br>also a great place to sample fresh fish and seafood from the Japan Sea.<br><br>There are sights such as Hakusan Shrine and Gardens,&#xa0; Bandai Bridge across the Shinano river <br><br>and the street markets in the old Furumachi district. <br><br>Take in the view of Niigata and its surrounding countryside&#xa0;from the observation decks of either the MEDIA SHIP building in Bandai or the Toki Messe convention centre near Niigata port. On a clear day you can see as far as Sado island.<br><br>There are also plenty of onsen (hot-spring) towns dotted through the mountains, perfect for a relaxing soak!
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Krystal B wrote a review May 2018
41 contributions19 helpful votes
We had difficulty finding this place, and once we did and paid the ¥350 fee each, we quickly realised it wasn't worth it. It's not actually a museum - just some rich guy's house with his possessions in glass cases. Nice to see the Japanese garden, but there are bigger, nicer gardens you can go to. I wouldn't really bother with it.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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JunichiHASEGAWA wrote a review May 2018
Niigata, Japan48 contributions36 helpful votes
We were fascinated by the beauty and scent of superb wisteria garden. The Garden view from Main house is amazingly beautiful ! For the handicapped guest, Staffs of the museum treat us gently and really enjoyed. 5月の北方文化博物館は藤の香りに包まれます。 障害を持った母を車椅子に乗せて、園内を楽しむことができて、母も大変喜んでくれました。
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Date of experience: May 2018
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semanticvision wrote a review May 2018
Los Angeles, California4727 contributions273 helpful votes
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Niigata’s Northern Culture Museum was a surprise delight for our visit. The area is not too big, a good 1.5-2 hrs should be sufficient. We had a rental car which made the visit easier. Delightful garden with interesting gift shop where you can sample local sakes that are rarely sold elsewhere. The restaurant inside the garden and the tea house are both delightful stop for a relaxed drink and a quick soba lunch. The soba here is 100% hand made and one of the best I have ever had.
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Date of experience: June 2017
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Alan S wrote a review Nov 2017
Brisbane, Australia226 contributions315 helpful votes
This is Ito Bunkichi's house, which is now a museum. He was a famous land owner. Full of lovely ceramics, calligraphy and laquerware, there is also a well laid out gift shop in typical Japanese style.
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Date of experience: September 2017
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aloysia01 wrote a review Apr 2017
Kempsey, Australia13 contributions3 helpful votes
Had a great time exploring this private museum, gift shop full of wonderful things to buy. Restrooms very clean and modern. The history of the Museum is very special, visitors come from everywhere to see it. Hidden gem.
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Date of experience: April 2017
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