Nagaoka is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Nagaoka one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Nagaoka is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Nagaoka or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Nagaoka. Explore the historical monuments of Nagaoka with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Nagaoka guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Nagaoka page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Nagaoka landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Nagaoka.
#1 of 6 Historical Places in Nagaoka | Added 541 times in trip plans
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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1 Chome-4-1 Gofukumachi, Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture 940-0056, Japan
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
During WWII, Isoroku Yamamoto was the Japanese Marshal Admiral and the commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet, and in charge of major offensives such as Pearl Harbour. This museum traces his life, his achievements, his beliefs and his stances on the war in seven exhibits. Various memorabilia from his life, including letters, portraits, a part of ...
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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...
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2 Chome-6-17 Jonaicho, Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture 940-0061, Japan
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
It is said that the Niigata area was the third of the sites designated to be bombed by nuclear weapons after Hiroshima and Nagasaki in WWII, but the country surrendered before the plan could be carried out. However, the city was extensively firebombed, and much of it was destroyed. This unassuming looking exhibition, presented over two floors, exhi...
This museum focuses on the life and exploits of Tsuginosuke Kawai, who was the last military commander of Nagaoka during the end of the Edo Period. He is still held in high regard here for his compassion and his humanity. He led his forces against and the Meiji military and lost. At this museum you'll find his family crest, flag, a gattling gun rep...