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2022.05.26

Magellanic penguin chicks born one after another (Joetsu City Aquatic Museum Umigatari)

To meet the healing system of the waddling. Magellanic penguin chicks were born again this year at the Umigatari Aquatic…

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2022.05.25

Dinosaurs against the backdrop of Mt. Myoko!

APA Resort Joetsu Myoko “Dinosaur Adventure Tour” The “Dinosaur Adventure Tour,” featuring a large, realistic moving dinosaur, began on Friday,…

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2022.04.27

【MOVIE】Japan’s Three Greatest Beech Forests “Bijinrin  Lingering Snow and Fresh Green

   Photographed: April 20, 2022 Bijinrin, a beech forest in Matsunoyama, Tokamachi City, Niigata Prefecture. It was a beech forest…

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2022.04.26

Mizubasho (Asian skunk-cabbage) at “Imori Pond” in Myoko Plateau: 3 to 5 minutes in bloom; best time to see them is during the major holidays! (Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture)

Mizubasho (Asian skunk-cabbage) at “Imori Pond” in Myoko Plateau, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture, has started blooming later than usual and…

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2022.04.25

Zenkoji Temple, the temple that opens its doors to the public once every seven years! Live streaming now! 

Shinshu Zenkoji Live Camera in front of the Main Hall Snow Country Journey provides live coverage of Zenkoji Temple in…

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2022.04.25

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2022 opens on Friday, 29th! The longest festival ever held for 145 days!

After a year of postponement, the art festival is about to begin! Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2022, a world-class art festival…

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2022.04.18

Antenna store of Nosui Shoten! Open at Roadside Station Marine Dream on Sunday, 16th.(Itoigawa City, Niigata Prefecture)

Developed by students of Marine High School Ltd., which manufactures and sells products developed by students of Niigata Prefectural Marine…

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2022.04.12

Spring is in full bloom! Katakuris in full bloom (Hida Historical Village, Myoko City)

A colony of dogtooth violet adorns the satoyama. Now is the best time to see them! Katakuris are at their…

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2022.03.31

Exhibits renewed! Myoko Plateau Visitor Center opens on Friday, April 1.

 The gateway to Myoko Togakushi National Park! The Myoko Plateau Visitor Center, located at Imori-ike Pond in Myoko Plateau, Myoko…

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2022.03.28

Tsubame Onsen “Golden Hot Spring” scheduled to open April 2! (Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture)

Golden Hot Spring” in Tsubame Onsen, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture, is popular as an open-air bath in the mountains at…

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2022.03.17

Naoetsu D51 Rail Park opens on Saturday 19, partially renovated facilities (Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture)

Please visit Naoetsu, the town of railroads! Naoetsu D51 Rail Park, a facility of the Echigo Tokimeki Railway where visitors…

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2022.03.14

Second place overall in the JR East Ekiben contest! Hotel High Mart “Nishinmeshi” (Nishinmeishi)

Delicious, even for railfans! Nishinmeshi, an ekiben produced and sold by Hotel Hi-Mart in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture, was awarded…