Welcome to Niigata Prefecture
Skirting the western coast of Tōhoku, Niigata-ken (新潟県) is known for its supreme ski runs, rocky coastal stretches and established onsen villages. In summer, thousands descend on the small village of Naeba for the famed Fuji Rock Festival, while in winter city-slickers carve up the slopes around Myōkō Kōgen and Echigo-Yuzawa Onsen. Its sprawling capital city is an industry and transport hub and easily accessible... Read More
Top experiences in Niigata Prefecture
Niigata Prefecture activities
Hand-Paint Silk Tapestries in Tokamachi of the Niigata Prefecture
This tour takes place at a kimono maker in the center of Tokamachi in Niigata Prefecture. It is limited to one group per day. The tour will starts at 1:30pm with a tour of the current production facility. From there, you will move to a different location to design your own original work of art. With a piece of woven silk from the factory prepared for you, you can let your creative side take over and draw your own pattern. After a break for some tea and a snack, there will be a chance for you to browse the kimono maker's goods for something to buy as a souvenir.The tour will finish around 4:10pm when you can take your hand-decorated tapestry home with you.