Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Nagaoka is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Nagaoka a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Nagaoka.
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越後長岡丘陵公園, Japan, 〒940-2043 Niigata Prefecture, Nagaoka, 宮本東方町字三ツ又1950番1 (EchigoNagaoka hill Park, Japan, Yubinbango940-2043 Niigata Prefecture, Nagaoka, Miyamototoho-cho three-pronged 1950 No. 1)
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
This massive hillside park has everything. Here's a quick summary of its facilities.
The playground facilities include wooden structures, bounce pits, musical fountain, amphitheatre, a burnt grass sculpture, a grass, a huge grass lawn. There is a rock garden laid out to mirror the milky way; multiple flower viewing gardens and promenades; a barbequ...
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シティホールプラザアオーレ長岡, Japan, 〒940-0062 新潟県長岡市大手通１丁目４－１０ (City Hall Plaza A Ore Nagaoka,
Japan, Yubinbango940-0062 Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture Otedori 1-chome, 4-10)
09:30 am - 08:00 pm
City halls tend to be grand looking but boring places, stately buildings where the governing is done and from where civilians usually stay away. Notso here. When constructing Ao-re, the architect KengoKuma had a very definitive aim in mind: to create a meeting place for citizens in an warm and inviting ambience. To this end, rather than use traditi...
You are greeted into this museum by eight beautiful garden sculptures outdoors. Inside, the museum has a lovely collection of art dating from the Taiko period, which is the expanded upon by collections of modern Japanese art from the 20th century, particularly the works of BakusenTsuchida and Misao Yokoyama. Additionally, the museum also collects w...
How can any decent Japanese town be complete without the obligatory cherry tree park? With 2500 trees waiting to bloom in spring, the park also provides other recreational amenities such as a pool, a baseball field, a Japanese Garden, three small shrines, and playgrounds. The grounds tend to be lively with little animals and birds. There is even a ...
This shrine surprises all visitors by sheer virtue of its size. Once in the spring, and once in the fall, people from all over the country come to pray here, at it is known as the candle of the Inarii. People pray for all sorts of things - good harvest, family health, romantic success, exorcising, national peace of evil - this is quite a busy deity...
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High dragon shrine, Japan, Yubinbango940-1122 Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture Yomogihira-cho, 1276
12:01 am - 12:00 am
After you've driven to the hill, 118 steps remain to be climbed to take you to the shrine, where people come to pray for business prosperity. It's a steep climb, but there is an elevator nearby. From the top, the view is quite beautiful, mountains on three sides, and a river coursing along the bottom. You're not allowed to access the inner shrine t...