Niigata City is also the perfect base for visiting Sado Island, the largest island on the Japan Sea side. On Sado there is a unique traditional culture, you can enjoy unique sightseeing through the four seasons, and you can enjoy camping in summer as well. In August, a world famous concert of the Japanese drum group “Kodo” is held which people come from all over the world to see.

Car ferry and jetfoil ferry services to Sado Island