Located near the LOTTE ARAI RESORT, Joetsu City has a lot to offer. Here you can experience the scenery, history and tastes of the region.
Takada is a town of "Gangi" where you can enjoy the atmosphere of old snowy country alongside many great bars and restaurants.
Kasugayama, associated with the warlord Kenshin Uesugi, is home to many historical areas.
Iwahara Vineyard, is a winery with 130 years of history.
Naoetsu, a sea side area home the popular Joetsu Aquarium Museum, Umigatari.
There are also many events throughout the year such as the Takada Cherry Blossoms Festival which is said to be one of the biggest cherry blossoms in Japan; the Lotus Festival which boasts the largest number of Lotus flowers in the Orient, and also the Joetsu Kenshin SAKE Festival, where you can taste many famous sake from across Niigata .