List of Historic Sites of Japan (Niigata)

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This list is of the Historic Sites of Japan located within the Prefecture of Niigata.[1]

National Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 December 2013, twenty-eight sites have been designated as being of national significance.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Okuyama Shōjōkan Site
奥山荘城館遺跡
Okuyama no Shōjōkan iseki
Tainai, Shibata 38°03′18″N 139°25′18″E / 38.05510264°N 139.42166225°E / 38.05510264; 139.42166225 (Okuyama Shōjōkan Site) 2 886
Okinohara Site
沖ノ原遺跡
Okinohara iseki
Tsunan
Okinohara Site
36°59′33″N 138°39′06″E / 36.99255789°N 138.65178447°E / 36.99255789; 138.65178447 (Okinohara Site) 1 875
Shimokō Site
下国府遺跡
Shimokō iseki
Sado 37°58′35″N 138°21′53″E / 37.97625265°N 138.36466365°E / 37.97625265; 138.36466365 (Shimokō Site) 1 872
Shimoyachi Site
下谷地遺跡
Shimoyachi iseki
Kashiwazaki 37°23′51″N 138°37′27″E / 37.3975878°N 138.62411657°E / 37.3975878; 138.62411657 (Shimoyachi Site) 1 880
Kannondaira-Tenjindō Kofun Cluster
観音平・天神堂古墳群
Kannondaira-Tenjindō kofun-gun
Myōkō 37°03′36″N 138°13′55″E / 37.0599107°N 138.23192861°E / 37.0599107; 138.23192861 (Kannondaira-Tenjindō Kofun Cluster) 1 874
Miyaguchi Kofun Cluster
宮口古墳群
Miyaguchi kofun-gun
Jōetsu 37°05′36″N 138°21′27″E / 37.09342193°N 138.35756425°E / 37.09342193; 138.35756425 (Miyaguchi Kofun Cluster) 1 871
Former Niigata Customs House
旧新潟税関
kyū-Niigata zeikan
Niigata
Former Niigata Customs House
37°55′49″N 139°03′27″E / 37.93020206°N 139.05736926°E / 37.93020206; 139.05736926 (Former Niigata Customs House) 9 866
Furutsu Hachimanyama Site
古津八幡山遺跡
Furutsu Hachimanyama iseki
Niigata 37°45′50″N 139°06′55″E / 37.76401067°N 139.1152276°E / 37.76401067; 139.1152276 (Furutsu Hachimanyama Site) 1 00003455
Araya Site
荒屋遺跡
Araya iseki
Nagaoka 37°15′51″N 138°51′31″E / 37.2641214°N 138.85857096°E / 37.2641214; 138.85857096 (Araya Site) 2 3430
Sado Gold and Silver Mine Sites
佐渡金銀山遺跡
Sado kinginzan iseki
Sado The Sado complex of heritage mines, primarily gold mines have been proposed for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List;[5] see also Sado bugyō
Sado Gold and Silver Mine Sites
38°02′45″N 138°15′56″E / 38.04581642°N 138.26554165°E / 38.04581642; 138.26554165 (Sado Gold and Silver Mine Sites) 2, 3, 6 888
Sado Kokubun-ji Site
佐渡国分寺跡
Sado Kokubunji ato
Sado provincial temple of Sado Province 37°58′00″N 138°22′01″E / 37.96666214°N 138.36688545°E / 37.96666214; 138.36688545 (Sado Kokubunji Site) 3 844
Sakado Castle Site
坂戸城
Sakado-jō ato
Minami-Uonuma 37°03′41″N 138°53′41″E / 37.06146148°N 138.89480593°E / 37.06146148; 138.89480593 (Sakado Castle Site) 2 879
Samegao Castle Site
鮫ヶ尾城
Samegao-jō ato
Myōkō 37°03′04″N 138°13′48″E / 37.05104305°N 138.23001345°E / 37.05104305; 138.23001345 (Samegao Castle Site) 2 00003599
Terachi Site
寺地遺跡
Terachi iseki
Itoigawa 37°01′30″N 137°48′34″E / 37.02487741°N 137.80931154°E / 37.02487741; 137.80931154 (Terachi Site) 1 883
Muroya Cave
室谷洞窟
Muroya dōkutsu
Aga 37°32′35″N 139°21′46″E / 37.54303751°N 139.36266178°E / 37.54303751; 139.36266178 (Muroya Cave) 1 881
Kasugayama Castle Site
春日山城跡
Kasugayama-jō ato
Jōetsu
Kasugayama Castle Site
37°08′50″N 138°12′33″E / 37.1472796°N 138.20928032°E / 37.1472796; 138.20928032 (Kasugayama Castle Site) 2 850
Kosegasawa Cave
小瀬ヶ沢洞窟
Kosegasawa dōkutsu
Aga 37°35′32″N 139°24′18″E / 37.59224215°N 139.40506909°E / 37.59224215; 139.40506909 (Kosegasawa Cave) 1 884
Matsumoto Kaidō
松本街道
Matsumoto kaidō
Itoigawa 36°59′07″N 137°52′33″E / 36.9852218°N 137.875865°E / 36.9852218; 137.875865 (Matsumoto Kaidō) 6 3321
Ayamezuka Kofun
菖蒲塚古墳
Ayamezuka kofun
Niigata 37°46′00″N 138°51′57″E / 37.7666377°N 138.86591875°E / 37.7666377; 138.86591875 (Ayamezuka Kofun) 1 846
Mizushina Kofun Cluster
水科古墳群
Mizushina kofun-gun
Jōetsu 37°05′41″N 138°21′05″E / 37.09481985°N 138.35142148°E / 37.09481985; 138.35142148 (Mizushina Kofun Cluster) 1 870
Murakami Castle Site
村上城
Murakami-jō ato
Murakami
Murakami Castle Site
38°13′15″N 139°29′09″E / 38.22091083°N 139.48586844°E / 38.22091083; 139.48586844 (Murakami Castle Site) 2 887
Chōjagahara Site
長者ヶ原遺跡
Chōjagahara iseki
Itoigawa 37°01′38″N 137°51′55″E / 37.02714394°N 137.86522146°E / 37.02714394; 137.86522146 (Chōjagahara Site) 1 868
Chōjagadaira Site
長者ヶ平遺跡
Chōjagadaira iseki
Sado 37°49′13″N 138°14′04″E / 37.82026176°N 138.23449731°E / 37.82026176; 138.23449731 (Chōjagadaira Site) 1 885
Fujibashi Site
藤橋遺跡
Fujibashi iseki
Nagaoka 37°25′41″N 138°46′56″E / 37.42814924°N 138.78209633°E / 37.42814924; 138.78209633 (Fujibashi Site) 1 877
Umataka-Sanjūinaba Site
馬高・三十稲場遺跡
Umataka-Sanjūinaba iseki
Nagaoka 37°26′49″N 138°46′00″E / 37.44685608°N 138.76675924°E / 37.44685608; 138.76675924 (Umataka-Sanjūinaba Site) 1 878
Hachiman-bayashi Kanga Site
八幡林官衙遺跡
Hachiman-bayashi kanga iseki
Nagaoka 37°34′47″N 138°45′28″E / 37.57973561°N 138.75770669°E / 37.57973561; 138.75770669 (Hachiman-bayashi Kanga Site) 2 889
Hida Sites
斐太遺跡群
Hida iseki-gun
Myōkō designation includes Fukiage Site (吹上遺跡?), Hida Site (斐太遺跡?), and Kamabuta Site (釜蓋遺跡?) 37°03′20″N 138°14′03″E / 37.05567648°N 138.23411437°E / 37.05567648; 138.23411437 (Hida Sites) 1 873
Hirabayashi Castle Site
平林城
Hirabayashi-jō ato
Murakami 38°08′10″N 139°28′47″E / 38.13605295°N 139.47963423°E / 38.13605295; 139.47963423 (Hirabayashi Castle Site) 2 876
This list is complete and up-to-date as of 24 December 2013.

Prefectural Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2013, forty-six sites have been designated as being of prefectural importance.[6][7]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Niibo Jewellery Workshop Site
新穂玉作遺跡
Niibo tama-tsukuri iseki
Sado 38°00′53″N 138°25′00″E / 38.014643°N 138.416641°E / 38.014643; 138.416641 (Niibo Jewellery Workshop Site) [1]
Kariwa Shell Mound
刈羽貝塚
Kariwak kaizuka
Kariwa 37°25′16″N 138°38′07″E / 37.421129°N 138.635316°E / 37.421129; 138.635316 (Kariwa Shell Mound) [2]
Sugawara Kofun
菅原古墳
Sugawara kofun
Jōetsu 37°04′26″N 138°19′37″E / 37.074012°N 138.326969°E / 37.074012; 138.326969 (Sugawara Kofun) [3]
Ryōkan Birth Place (Tachibana-ya Site)
良寛生誕地 (橘屋跡)
Ryōkan seitan-chi (Tachibanaya ato)
Izumozaki near the Ryōkan Memorial Museum (良寛記念館 Ryōkan kinenkan?) 37°32′31″N 138°41′14″E / 37.542076°N 138.687158°E / 37.542076; 138.687158 (Ryōkan Birth Place (Tachibana-ya Site)) [4]
Ryōkan Study Sites (Gogō-an Precinct, Otoko Jinja Precinct)
良寛修業地 (五合庵境内、乙子神社境内)
Ryōkan shūgyō-chi (Gogō-an keidai, Otoko Jinja keidai)
Tsubame 37°39′44″N 138°48′44″E / 37.662293°N 138.812202°E / 37.662293; 138.812202 (Ryōkan Study Sites (Gogō-an Precinct, Otoko Jinja Precinct)) [5]
Ryōkan Demise Sites (Kimura Family House, Ryūsen-ji Cemetery)
良寛終焉地 (木村家邸域、隆泉寺墓地)
Ryōkan shūenchi (Kimura-ke tei-iki, Ryūsenji bochi)
Nagaoka Ryokan-Sculpture.jpg 37°34′55″N 138°46′13″E / 37.581844°N 138.770306°E / 37.581844; 138.770306 (Ryōkan Demise Sites (Kimura Family House, Ryūsenji Cemetery)) [6]
Sōma Gyofū Residence
相馬御風
Sōma Gyofū taku
Itoigawa 37°02′46″N 137°51′40″E / 37.046066°N 137.861123°E / 37.046066; 137.861123 (Sōma Gyofū Residence) [7]
Mikuni Kaidō Waki Honjin Site (Ikeda-ya)
三国街道脇本陣跡池田家
Mikuni Kaidō waki honjin ato (Ikeda-ya)
Yuzawa 36°53′42″N 138°46′41″E / 36.895127°N 138.778170°E / 36.895127; 138.778170 (Mikuni Kaidō Waki Honjin Site (Ikeda-ya)) [8]
Yoita Castle Site
与板城
Yoita-jō ato
Nagaoka 37°32′02″N 138°48′03″E / 37.533858°N 138.800969°E / 37.533858; 138.800969 (Yoita Castle Site) [9]
Takada Castle Site
高田城
Takada-jō ato
Jōetsu Keep tower of Takada Castle 20130320, 002.jpg 37°06′36″N 138°15′22″E / 37.109887°N 138.256073°E / 37.109887; 138.256073 (Takada Castle Site) [10]

Municipal Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2013, a further two hundred and eight-six sites have been designated as being of municipal importance.[8]

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