Museums & Nature

1. Nagaoka War Damage Resource Center

This facility is meant to tell live lessons correctly to generations that do not know the war, about the disastrous air raid experience as well as for fostering of peace consciousness in the next generation. It was developed as a joint effort of citizens and government.

Location : 2-6-17 Jonaicho, Nagaoka

2. Nagaoka Local Museum of History

It is a castle-shaped museum located in Yukyuzan Park.
From the observatory on the 4th floor, you can overlook the city of Nagaoka.
You can learn about the great people who were from Nagaoka and once played an active role.

Location : Oyama-machi 80-24, Nagaoka

3. Nagaoka Earthquake Disaster Archive Center [KiokuMirai]

In 2004, a massive earthquake of magnitude 7, hit the Chuetsu area of Niigata prefecture. This facility conveys the extent of damage, the records, lessons learned as well as the status of reconstruction efforts in a disaster area.

Location : 2-6 Otedori, Nagaoka, Phoenix Ohte East 2F

4. KomeHyappyo Sculptured group Monument

Located in the center of the Furusato no mori in Senshugahara, It depicts one act of Yamamoto Yuzou's drama [Komehyappyo]. It is a symbol of the [Komehyappyo spirit] which citizens of Nagaoka have relayed for generations.

Location : 3 Senshu, Nagaoka (In front of Hive Nagaoka)

5. KomeHyappyoMonument

To mark 100 years after the death of Kobayashi Torasaburo, as a mark of the spirit of komehyappyo, it was decided that this monument be erected at the site of the country clan school which is the foundation of modern education in Nagaoka.

Location : 2 Ohtedori, Nagaoka

6. The Niigata Prefectural Museum of History

A museum that is unique countrywide. From snow country escape routes to Full-scale restoration diorama of Jomon era lifestyle objects are displayed. Nostalgic Showa landscape is also reproduced.

Location : 2247-2 Gongendo, 1 Sekiharamachi, Nagaoka

7. Yamamoto Memorial Park

A memorial park built on the compound where Yamamoto Isoroku was born, the former residence of the Takano family. Isoroku's birth house (replica) and portrait are erected in the garden.

Location : 3 Sakanouemachi, Nagaoka

8. Yamamoto Isoroku Memorial Museum

A memorial museum for Yamamoto Isoroku who was the commander-in-chief of the Combined fleet during the 2nd world war. Inside the museum is the left wing of the aircraft in which the Marshal was flying during his death at the Bougainville Island.

Location : 1-4-1 Gofukumachi, Nagaoka

9. Shoufukuji Temple

This temple was used as a military hospital during the Hokuetsu Boshin war. Later, Kobayashi Torasaburo rented the main hall where he started the Kokkan school. In front of the gate, there is a monument that read [Birthplace of Nagaoka Kokkan School].

Location : 4-6-21 Shiromaru, Nagaoka

10. Tsuginosuke Kawai Memorial Museum

A resource center where one can learn about the life of Tsuginosuke Kawai who governed the Nagaoka clan at the end of the Edo period. Tsuginosuke's trip memoirs (Chiritsubo), and many related items are on display.

Location : 1-chome, Ko 1675-1 Nagacho, Nagaoka

11. Koukokuji Temple

The temple where Kobayashi Torasaburo widely known for Komehyappyo historical fact is buried. At first, Torasaburo was buried at the Ueno Yanaka cemetry. In order to have his remains closer to his birthplace Nagaoka, his family decided to relocate his burial place to their family temple koukokuji.

Location : 2-3-43 Senju, Nagaoka

12. City Hall Plaza[Ao-re Nagaoka] Theater

Nagaoka fireworks and other attractions from various areas including actual 3D and 4K images that cannot be experienced anywhere else. To watch the great Nagaoka fireworks on a 240 inch screen is a masterpiece.

Location : 1-4-10 Ohtedori, Nagaoka

13. Eiryouji Temple

Family temple of The Makino family who owned the Nagaoka clan. Graves of Tsuginosuke Kawai who commanded the Nagaoka clan during the Hokuetsu Boshin war and MishimaOkujirou who was instrumental to the reconstruction program are at this temple.

Location : 3-5-6 Higashikanda, Nagaoka

14. Choukouji Temple

Nagaoka clan battalion commander Tatewaki Yamamoto and many Nagaoka clan samurai are buried here. Isoroku Yamamoto who joined the Yamamoto family and later became the commander-in-chief of the Combined fleet and died on the southern airspace is also buried here.

Location : 1636 Keikocho, Nagaoka

15. Echigo Hillside National Government Park

You can enjoy sports and recreational activities in beautiful natural surroundings. This park is the only national government park in the Hokuriku region.

Location : 1950-1 Miyamoto Higashikata-machi, Nagaoka
Snow Activities
The local international students implemented in a monitoring tour.
They enjoyed snow activities that you can see in the video.

16. Momijien(Maple Garden)

Completed in 1896 as a villa for the Takahashi Family, the wealthy landowner of the former Raikoji village. The garden is well-known for its breathtaking view of crimson maple leaves in autumn. The illuminated garden in an autumnal evening creates a world of fantasy.

Location : 600 Asahi, Nagaoka

17. village of Ryokan Museum

Ryokan was delighted to throw away his status and honor and play with local children.
Meanwhile, he made books and poetry.

It is a facility that allows us to think about the way we live, from the way that Ryokan found a little happiness in poverty.

Location : 5713-2 Shimazaki, Nagaoka

18. Teradomari Fish Market Street

A fish market in Teradomari with 11 stores such as fish shops and souvenir shops.
You can buy fresh fish at a reasonable price.
You can also dine in the cafeteria on the second floor, such as squid, scallops, and crabs.

Location : Shimoaramachi Teradomari, Nagaoka