Niigata University Asahimachi tenjikan


【Ended】Walking tours in Port Town Niigata

“Discover and Experience the Art and Culture of Port Town Niigata Project” is a project to hold exhibitions in historic residences, buildings, a temple, and merchants’ houses in Asahimachi, Nishi-Ohata, Furumachi and Shimomachi.

As a collaborative Event with this project, walking tours around the exhibition sites will be organized by Niigata City Guides. For more information, please contact them.



Three courses are available. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours, including the viewing of exhibits at each site.

Courses Day and Time Route information
Nishi-Ohata (A) Course November 18, 2023, 1:00 – 3:00 pm NEXT21 → Shofukuji Temple → Niigata Branch of Northern Culture Museum * → Niigata Saito Villa* → Ikinariya(Viewing may not be possible depending on circumstances.)
Nishi-Ohata (B) Course November 19, 2023, 10:00 – 12:00 am NEXT21 → Kashimaya → Shofukuji Temple → Sakyukan → Niigata University Asahimachi Museum
Shimomachi Course November 25, 2023, 10:00 – 12:00 am Niigata City Museum of History (Minatopia) → Former Ozawa Family Residence* → Kashimaya → NEXT21


Limit to 20 for each course

How to particiate

Registration required.

Phone: 090-1807-3013 (Niigata City Guide)

Participation Fee

JPY 500

Facilities marked with an asterisk (*) require an entrance fee.
Niigata Branch of Northern Culture Museum (JPY 350) / Niigata Saito Villa(JPY 240) / Former Ozawa Family Residence (JPY 160)


Niigata City Guide

Phone: 090-1807-3013

About “Discover and Experience the Art and Culture of Port Town Niigata Project”

This project led by Niigata University Asahimachi Museum to exhibit works of art that have taken root in Niigata City from modern times to the present, in cooperation with neighboring institutions.

For details on exhibitions and events related to this project, please see the special website.

Discover and Experience the Art and Culture of Port Town Niigata Project

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