The Niigata region has a very rich gastronomy and craft culture. Come here to discover the best sake in the world, produced in an exceptional terroir and taste the succulent Koshihikari rice. We also present you the handicraft of this region of Japan and the work of steel, famous in particular for its high quality cutlery.


Located northwest of Honshu, the main island of Japan, Niigata Prefecture is divided into four geographical zones covering an area of 12,500 km². The city also boasts an extraordinary local culture, rich farmland and a wide range of local products.

Come and discover this rich and diversified region.