Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture

Itoigawa~the Town of Jade~

The town of jade, Itoigawa (Niigata Pref.), has been recognized as Japan's first UNESCO Global Geopark.
Surrounded by mountains, hot springs and the sea, come and discover one of Japan's hidden gems!
Besides the beautiful natural landscapes, you can enjoy fresh seafood from the Sea of Japan such as crab, shrimp, monkfish and more!

2 hours from Tokyo via Hokuriku Shinkansen.
Less than 1 hour from Kanazawa and Toyama.

2. 高浪の池 Takanami Pond1. 弁天岩 Bentan-iwa Rock

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Itoigawa City

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