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These are the things you have to try in Niigata! A local’s perspective on the three hidden gems of gourmet dining in Niigata

When you think of Niigata, the first things that may come to mind are rice and sake, and rightly so for the most part; koshihikari is eponymous of delicious rice, and you’ll find no shortage of Uonuma Koshihikari imitators on the market. Niigata also has an excellent reputation for Japanese …

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We want you all to come to Niigata! Being a Niigata native, I have summarized 3 of my favorite local spots around the city.

Niigata Prefecture has a number of places to ski and snowboard and people come from all over to enjoy the slopes in winter. However, not so many are familiar with tourism in Niigata during the other three seasons. So, as a local to the area, I would like to introduce …

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