Reasons to Choose Japan

Life in Japan by Specific Areas



In Niigata prefecture, you can enjoy various history, culture, nature, and food. In particular, it snows a lot in winter, so many people from all over the world gather to enjoy skiing and snowboarding.


Famous places / spots recommended by locals

Nagaoka Fireworks Festival

Nagaoka Fireworks Festival

This is the most famous fireworks display in Japan, which is held in Nagaoka. The excitement of the large and beautiful fireworks of 20,000 shots will be an unforgettable memory.

Takada Park

Takada Park

In Japan, you can spend a pleasant time watching cherry blossoms with your friends and family. "O-Hanami" is popular. In spring, at Takada Park, 4,000 cherry blossoms will be in full-bloom.

Foods recommended by locals

  • Koshihikari


    Rice is an important food culture for Japanese people. In Niigata prefecture, a lot of rice is cultivated. Among them, "Koshihikari" is a brand of rice that represents Niigata.

  • Le Lectier

    Le Lectier

    "Le Lectier" from Niigata prefecture is a kind of sweet and delicious pear. It is very delicious with small quantity; thus, it is named as "The King of Pears".

Climate (temperature / precipitation)

Temperature (°C)

Temperature (°C) (Source: Japan Metrogical Agency)

Precipitation (mm)

Precipitation (mm) (Source: Japan Metrogical Agency)

You can enjoy spring, summer, autumn and winter, all the seasons. Spring and autumn are very easy to spend. In summer, there are days when the temperature exceeds 30°C. In winter, it snows a lot, but the temperature is often higher than 0°C.

Cost of living

Rent is based on the research by the national rental management system business assosiation, and others are based on the statistical data by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication.

  • Rent


    43,289 yen

  • Electricity


    4,200 yen

  • Water


    2,117 yen

  • Ramen
    (Eating out)

    Ramen(Eating out)

    640 yen

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