Niigata City is a beautiful port city with a population of about 800,000. Although the city allows people to lead their lives with comfort and convenience being a great domestic and international transportation hub, Japan's pristine landscape can still be found and traditional culture remains untouched.
You can make your life more comfortable with low cost of living in Niigata compared to Tokyo area.
|Type of Accommodation||Rent (Monthly)|
(with 10-13 m2 living room)
|Private bath and toilet||20,000 JPY (187 USD)
55,000 JPY (514 USD)
|Shared bath and toilet||15,000 JPY (140 USD)
20,000 JPY (187 USD)
|Apartments with meals (boarding house)||40,000 JPY (374 USD)
60,000 JPY (560 USD)
Niigata City is one of the biggest commercial cities on the Japan Sea coast offering shopping areas and delicious restaurants as well as lots of places to see.
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With the large number of visitors from abroad and international students in Niigata, there are five consulates in the city.
|Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Niigata||5220-18, Nishiohatacho, Chuo-ku, Niigata||025-228-8888|
|Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Niigata||5-1, Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata||025-255-5555|
|Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Niigata||5-1, Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata||025-244-6015|
|Honorary Consulate of Mongolia in Niigata||10-2, Shinkocho, Chuo-ku, Niigata||025-281-1040|
|Honorary Consulate of France in Niigata||1-11-3, Yoneyama, Chuo-ku, Niigata||025-242-1577|
Niigata is easily accessed from major cities in Japan as well as around the world as being served by an international airport, the seaport, bullet and local trains and numerous expressways.
You can find out more about Niigata by checking the videos listed below, which will show you a variety of dynamic characteristics of Niigata, including rich history, renowned food and beautiful landscape.
“Niigata – A Hidden Gem” (Niigata City Promotional Video)
“Mega City Niigata” (Niigata City Promotional Video)