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There is a 12.5kg solid gold bar at Sado Gold Mine Museum, but I couldn’t get it out with one hand!
Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture is 1.5 times the size of Tokyo’s 23 wards. It would be a bit too much to do on a day trip just to visit the popular tourist spots such as “Sado Gold Mine,” “Tarai Boat” and “Toki (crested ibis)”!
Kakubei Jishi Lion (Echigo Jishi Lion), a traditional performing art in Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture
the roots of folk song “Sado Okesa”
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!
Tourist spots in Murakami City, Niigata Prefecture related to salmon called Iyoboya
Sasagawa Nagare Coastline
Jade Coast and Fossa Magna Museum
Nishimikawa Placer Gold Mine (Gold panning experience)
Murakami Castle Town in Edo Period
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.
Was there forced labor at the Sado Gold Mine? What is the reason why it is not registered as a World Heritage Site? With recommended spots related to Sado Gold Mine
Swan of Lake Hyoko
Noh Play on Sado Island
How to meet Japanese crested ibises on Sado Island
Sado Island is called the island of exiles. Are the people who now live on Sado descended from those who were exiled 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.
Bijin Bayashi (Beauty Forest)
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 –