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Nagaoka
長岡

Dancing in the night sky:

The Japanese fireworks are considered to be the world’s most precise, and splendid, and the Nagaoka fireworks of Niigata Prefecture are particularly famous in Japan. It is a large- scale fireworks display where 20000 fireworks are launched in two days, which is held for mourning of the war dead and the revival of the earthquake disaster on August 1 to 3. The riverbed of the Shinano River, one of the big rivers in Japan, is the fireworks display site and the show of wonderful fireworks is what tourists want to see once.

Now

The 2017 Firework is currently being held on August 2 and 3. 

Access and Getting Around

It is easy to get to Nagaoka City by the Joetsu Shinkansen . During the fireworks display period, Shinkansen trains from Tokyo will be increased. It takes 20 minutes to walk from Nagaoka Station the display site, a temporary bus is also available. Yet, parking lots are crowded with vehicles. If possible, park your car at another parking lot and use a temporary bus, public transport.

By train

1 hour 30 minutes from Tokyo Station by the Joetsu Shinkansen with 1 train per 30 minutes; 25 minutes from Nigata Station with 1 train per 30 minutes.

By car

4 hours from Tokyo Station, 1 hour from Nigata Station.

Nagaoka

Features

Accommodation around Nagaoka

Links

Nagaoka Tourism Association

Niigata Prefectural Tourism Association

 

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