Walking tour: Old Port Town Niigata

In the 1800s, Niigata thrived as a port city. Ships from Russia, China, England, and all over the world came here to trade. Niigata citizens led lucrative lives making their living by shipping cargo and selling local products (mainly agricultural). The city was flooded with sailors from all over the world, allowing Niigata to blend and change with their influence.

Join us on an historical walking tour through the old port town Niigata, where we will explore the unique harmony of Western and Japanese cultures that developed in Niigata in the 1800s.

 

  • We will visit Niigata historical and culture sights, as well as historical residences of influential citizens of the city.
  • Start point: Minato Pia
  • End point: Saito Family Villa
  • Duration: 3.5 hours (about 3 km of actual distance covered with plenty of opportunities to rest and enjoy the scenery)
  • Please bring the following: socks, a mask, plenty of fluids, your curiosity and enthusiasm.

INCLUDED

  • All entrance fees
  • Guide fee

NOT INCLUDED

  • Purchase of masks, socks, or drinks
  • Transportation before/after the tour

Tour Information

Reservation
  • Date
    Weekdays
  • Duration
    3.5 hours
  • Capacity
    8 people
  • Minimum
    2 people
  • Age limit
    10+
  • Fee
    6,000 JPY
  • Meeting place
    Minato Pia
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Reservation form

Reservation inquiry
Tour Walking tour: Old Port Town Niigata
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【Confirming Reservation】
After receiving your reservation request, we will confirm availability and contact you via e-mail with further details. Please bring your passport or another form of identification in order to confirm your name and age at the time of your reservation.

【Payment】
We offer two payment options:
1. Paypal transfer 24 hours before the tour.
2. Cash at the meeting place.

【Cancellation】
The tour will be held, regardless of the weather. In the unlikely event of a natural disaster or cancellation of the tour, you will be contacted by e-mail.
Please notify us of your cancellation at least 12 hours before the tour start time.

【Personal information】
The personal information you provided here is confidential and will not be used for any purposes other than booking this tour. We will not disclose any of your personal information to third parties.

【Photographs】
Photographs may be taken during the tour for PR purposes. We will confirm with you before posting anything on Social Media or using for any other purpose.

BY JAPANESE LAW IT IS ILLEGAL FOR PERSONS UNDER 20 YEARS OF AGE TO DRINK ALCOHOL.
WE DO NOT CONDONE DRUNK DRIVING. IN JAPAN THE LEGAL ALCOHOL LIMIT IS 0 (zero).
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS OCCURRING BEFORE OR AFTER THE TOUR.