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.
EDGE OF NIIGATA is a local guide in Niigata city. We specialize in providing memorable experience-based tours for everyone who visits us. We strive to create a Niigata that everyone around the world would want to visit and after never want to leave. We work to contribute to the globalization of Niigata and integrate entertainment with history, culture, and deep-rooted traditions.Our goal is to create a Niigata which gathers interesting people from all around the world.