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Only a very elderly person can think of a boy named “Sugisaku” of Kakubei Jishi played by Hibari Misora.
Is there anyone else who wants to know the roots of Japan’s representative folk song “Sado Okesa”?
The world hardest road to go through! I visited the exceedingly steep cliff of Hokuriku “Oyashirazu” and felt a mother’s cry calling a child and child’s sob calling a mother!
Would you like to have a beautiful Nishikigoi (colored carp) as a pet? You can keep Nishikigoi even if you do not have a pond at home! Staff of “Nishikigoi no Sato (Nishikigoi village)” take care of your Nishikigoi and you do not even have to pay for their food!
People on Murakami City, Niigata love salmon very much. They eat everything from head to tail of salmon, so cats in Murakami City surely feel bitter because they cannot have a tiny share of it. I just cannot help feeling sorry to them.
Pay attention to the roof of three-story yagura (turret) of Shibata castle! There are three Shachihoko (fish shaped ornaments placed on a roof of castles), and it is absolutely wonderful for castle lovers. This is a related castle of Ako Roshi (loadless samurai of Ako domain), Yasubei Horie!
When I saw the sun set into Sea of Japan from Sasakawa Nagare, I suddenly feel sad and cried out “Mom! Oh, mother!” without thinking.
I will teach you how to find jades at “Jade Coast” in Niigata! The stone you picked from the coast can be appraised by a stone professor at Fossa Magna Museum for free.
Everyone who wants to be a billionaire gather! Why don’t you pick up gold dust on the oldest gold mine in Sado Island, Nishimikawa Gold Dust Mine?
Murakami area of Niigata Prefecture was flourished as a castle town during the Edo era. I wandered streets where many machiya (town house) from old days were left.
The travel of collecting stamp in Kashiwazaki! Let’s join Kashiwazaki fan club, travel capes of Kashiwazaki, complete all stamps and get a premium card!
“Tokamachi snow Festival” is very popular for its warm hospitality. It was fun just looking at various snow statues from artistic one to the one made by people in general. There were famous guest singers in the folk song show and there was also a Kimono show. I was very excited when I saw fireworks set off.
The reason Sado Gold Mine is not registered as the World Heritage…. What’s “familiar woman of Sado mine”? With recommended spots related to Sado Gold Mine
Swans flew to Lake Hyoko in Niigata! If you want to see them, recommended time will be morning and evening! Please also enjoy the feeding show by Uncle Swan!
Actually Sado Island has one third of Noh stages in Japan. Since Noh play is a part of islander’s life, if you have never tried Noh, it’s better to do it in Sado Island…You can easily enjoy Noh without special knowledge!
You can see critically endangered crested ibis on Sado island! With just 2cm of distance so you’ll be certainly excited!
Sado island is called maroon’s island. Are current residents of Sado, descendants of those who were deported to the island?
The Senkaku Bay on Sado Island was the holy place of the movie “Your Name”!? I went to Senkaku Bay because I’ve seen a wonderful view that is similar to the Scandinavian fjords on a travel magazines.
After rowing a Tarai boat and watching the triangle house of Shukunegi in Sado Island, let’s go to “Sadokoku Ogi Minzoku Muzeum” where exhibits “Sengokubune” a large junk with loading capacity for 1,000 koku and has nostalgic atmosphere!
Ondeko (The durum of demon) is a drum & dance unit performs in Sado Island from the Edo era. The performers dance with a scary demon mask or a dubious old man’s mask and make the audience happy.
The shower of negative ions come down! Refresh in Bijinbayashi, a beauty beech grove! Both of your heart and body will be beautiful. From Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture.
Kiyotsu Gorge which is the three-great gorge in Japan, despite being unexplored region, why men and women of all ages can visit there easily?
The bullfighting competition of Yamakoshi and Ojiya of Niigata, “Ushi no Tsunotsuki” is a traditional event that handed down for 1,000 years. There is no winner or loser, the fight always end in a draw. We want everyone to know what the cow is thinking now…, you should also pay attention to unique announcement at the site!
Let’s go and see the sunset of Izumozaki where the sea and the sky are dyed in orange! The sunset from Izumozaki is said to be the largest in the world.
The look of “Shukunegi” village in Sado Island which a famous actress, Sayuri Yoshinaga was also taken back in the time. With a taste of slipping through time, I took walks on this amazing village.
“Onogame” and “Futatsugame” in Sado island have a superb view and a swimming beach which were guaranteed by Mr. Michelan! From the end of May to the beginning of June will be the best time to view hemerocallis, but in winter it is so desolated.
Feel the taste of port town Niigata, and its history and culture meet at the riverbank of Shinano River. A small journey around Niigata Port filled with an air of exoticism.
Great news for those longing for the high social class! With amount of high school student’s earning money from a part time job, you can enjoy delicious cuisine at Niigata’s long established restaurant and experience Ozashiki Asobi (playing games with Geisha) with Niigata Geisha.
Noroma Ningyo, a puppet of simpleton, is a humorous puppet performed in Sado dialect. The stock scene is the leading character always get naked and pissed at there. It is funny no matter how many times you watch it.
Traditional performing art of Sado, “Tsuburosashi” is popular amongst many people regardless of age and gender. It is exactly a rare festival of Japan! Its dance is too dirty and you may feel you do not know where to look, but its rhythmic move absorbs your attention.
The friendly “Kobudai”, the Asian sheepshead wrasse that appeared in the film “Oceans” lives in Sado Island. When I saw them in the film, I suddenly want to dive in the sea of Sado Island.
It happens with sightseeing in Sado – Though it takes 100 min by high-speed boat from Niigata to Sado, if you could row the Tarai Bune well, you would feel like going back on it –