Jomon world: Exploring Ancient Niigata culture

LIMITED TIME ONLY!

Travel through eternal history!

Jomon culture is said to have had diverse regional characteristics. You can experience the eternal history from the Jomon period to the present day by touching the relics that show the unique lifestyle and culture of the area.

Let’s go on a “journey” to experience the diversity of Jomon culture by visiting Tokamachi, which is a sacred place for flame-type pottery, and Murakami, with a culinary culture that dates back to the Jomon period.

 

 

Tour 1
Tokamachi / Tsunan
Tour 2
Murakami / Tainai
8:30 Meeting at Niigata Station
10:15 Tokamachi City Museum
11:25 Sasayama Jomon no Sato
12:30 Lunch at Kojimaya
13:50 Arts and Crafts
17:40 Arrive back at Niigata Station
8:30 Meeting at Niigata Station
10:00 Murakami Jomon no Sato
12:10 Lunch at Zenzou
13:10 Iyoboya Hall in Murakami
14:50 Kurokawa Folk Culture Center
17:10 Arrive back at Niigata Station
Date: November 7th, 2021 (Sunday) Date: December 5th, 2021 (Sunday)
Application deadline:
October 22nd, 2021 (Friday)
Application deadline:
November 19th, 2021 (Friday)
  • Meals: Breakfast – 0, Lunch – 1, Dinner – 0
  • Transportation: Niigata Daiichi Sightseeing bus
  • Tour guide: English; always present
  • Included: Bus fee, meal fee, admission fees, participation fees
  • Not included: Transportation to and from Niigata station

There may be changes to the itinerary based on the Covid-19 situation at the time.

More information

Official Website

Pamphlet  (Japanese only)

Terms and Conditions (Japanese only)

Special Cancellation Policy (this policy applies only to the LIMITED TIME tours. Other tours are subject to our regular policy)

Tour Information

Reservation
  • Date
    ① November 7th ② December 5th
  • Duration
    Day Tour
  • Capacity
    25 people
  • Minimum
    20 people (First come, first serve)
  • Age limit
    None
  • Fee
    ① Adult 9,800yen & Child 8,800 yen ② Adult 9,000yen & Child 8,000yen
  • Meeting place
    NIigata Station South Exit

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    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.