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Niigata Destination Guide

Discover Niigata in Japan!

Niigata in the region of Niigata with it's 505,272 habitants is a place located in Japan - some 157 mi (or 253 km) North of Edo, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Niigata

Local time in Niigata is now 09:46 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yotsugoya, Yamanoshita, Yama-ikarashi, Utsunomiya, Uchinomachi or Fukushima-shi. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

4°C / 39 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 1004.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 23rd of January 2019
Heavy snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy snow Day: 4°C (39 °F)
Night: 0°C (33 °F)
Thursday, 24th of January 2019
Snow, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Snow Day: 1°C (34 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Friday, 25th of January 2019
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 5°C (42 °F)
Night: 4°C (40 °F)

Videos

Albirex Niigata vs Sanfrecce Hiroshima: ...

02:34 min ( August 22, 2012 by jleague)
Views: 454 - Rating: 5/5

Albirex Niigata 0-2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima: League leaders Sanfrecce Hiroshima made the trip to Niigata looking to consolidate their position at the top. Albirex had defeated Sanfrecce one nil when the t...

Niigata trip

05:25 min ( August 16, 2012 by Ashika Gautam)
Views: 68 - Rating: 5/5

Summer vacation at niigata prefecture,japan


Albirex Niigata Vs Gamba Osaka: J-League...

02:36 min ( April 04, 2012 by jleague)
Views: 571 - Rating: 0/5

Albirex Niigata 1-1 Gamba Osaka: Osaka outfit Gamba have been having a torrid start to the season -- three games played three games lost. They were desperate for things to change when they made the tr...

NIIGATA AERIAL SHOOT Vol 1

03:04 min ( November 13, 2012 by NiigataBBTV)
Views: 101 - Rating: 0/5

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Niigata during the next days.

26
Jan
2019

BIGMAMA

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Korokke

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27
Jan
2019

The Pillows「REBROADCAST TOUR」

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30
Jan
2019

[ALEXANDROS]

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31
Jan
2019

[ALEXANDROS]

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02
Feb
2019

スペシャルものまねライブ「変人」In新潟2019

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スペシャルものまねライブ「変人」In新潟2019

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Ivy To Fraudulent Game

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03
Feb
2019

CIVILIAN

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04
Feb
2019

松任谷由実

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Interesting facts about this location

Hokuriku region

The Hokuriku region (北陸地方, Hokuriku chihō, Lit. "Northlands region") is located in the northwestern part of Honshu, the main island of Japan. It lies along the Sea of Japan within the Chūbu region. It is almost equivalent to Koshi Province and Hokurikudō area in pre-modern Japan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.9, 139.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Chubu region, Hokuriku region

Bandai Bridge

The Bandai Bridge is a bridge crossing the Shinano River in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan via Route 7. The current bridge was constructed in 1929, and was designated as a nationally Important Cultural Property in July 2004.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.9, 139.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Bridges completed in 1886, Bridges completed in 1909, Bridges completed in 1929, Bridges in Japan, Buildings and structures in Niigata Prefecture, Transport in Niigata Prefecture

Niigata Station

Niigata Station is a major railway station in Chūō-ku, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station is at the centre of Niigata city, the largest city on the Sea of Japan coast in Honshu. It forms the central station for the railway infrastructure along the Sea of Japan coast, and is also the terminus of the Jōetsu Shinkansen high-speed line from Tokyo.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.9, 139.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Echigo Line, Jōetsu Shinkansen, Niigata, Niigata, Railway stations in Niigata Prefecture, Shin'etsu Main Line

Tohoku Electric Power Big Swan Stadium

Tohoku Electric Power Big Swan Stadium is an athletic stadium in Niigata, Japan. The stadium's capacity is 42,300. Because of the naming rights by Tohoku Electric Power Co. , Inc. , the name of the stadium is Tohoku Denryoku Big Swan Stadium (東北電力ビッグスワンスタジアム, Tohoku Denryoku Biggu Suwan Sutajiamu) from March 11, 2007 until 2009. It is the home field of the J. League club Albirex Niigata.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.9, 139.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:2002 FIFA World Cup stadiums in Japan, Albirex Niigata, Athletics (track and field) venues in Japan, FIFA Confederations Cup stadiums, Football venues in Japan, Niigata, Niigata, Rugby union stadiums in Japan

Niigata University

Niigata University is a national university in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. It was established in 1949 and has its major origins in Niigata Medical College (established in 1922) and in Niigata Higher School (established in 1919). It is one of the largest Japanese national universities on the Sea of Japan. The university comprises nine faculties and seven graduate schools (as of April 2010). The student enrollment is about 12,000.

More reading: Niigata University homepage
Located at 37.9, 139.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Education in Chubu region, Education in Niigata Prefecture, Japanese national universities, Niigata, Niigata, Universities and colleges in Niigata Prefecture

Quote of the moment

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