On a visit to Nagaoka you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Nagaoka. These places are what Nagaoka is all about. These must see places in Nagaoka will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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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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...
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Teradomarihanatate, Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture 940-2502, Japan
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
About 10000 animals representing 400 exotic marine species are housed in this Museum.
There are three floors.
First floor: The loggerhead turtle, the marin girl migratory fish, tropical fish in coral ecosystems, archer fish and giant crabs.
Second Floor: Moon jellyfish, stuffed sea lion, petting pool (starfish and sea cucumbers) and ever...
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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52-1 Miyamotohigashikatamachi, Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture 940-2043, Japan
09:00 am - 06:30 pm
A 20 minute drive out of Nagaoka takes you to a curious little confectionary shop beside the highway, in a repurposed farmhouse. They basically sell and serve tea and sweetened sticky rice dumplings. It's a huge hit. The regionl specialty is something called a 'sasadango' and it is wrapped in bamboo leaves. For for a fee and a booking, you can actu...
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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...