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 February 2015, twenty-eight sites have been designated as being of national significance.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Okuyama Manor, Castle, and Fortified Residence Sites
奥山荘城館遺跡
Okuyama no shōjōkan iseki
Tainai, Shibata designation includes the sites of Egami Fortified Residence (江上館跡?), Tossaka Castle (鳥坂城?), Kurata Castle (倉田城跡?), Nonaka Stone Tōba (野中石塔婆群?), Kotaka-gū Precinct (小鷹宮境内地?), Idatenyama (韋駄天山遺跡?), Kurokawa Castle (黒川城跡?), Zao Gongen (蔵王権現遺跡?), Kusamizu (臭水遺跡?), the Kaneyama Castle Sites (金山城跡?) (Ganmonyama Castle (願文山城跡?), Taka Fortified Residence (高館跡?), Tatenouchi (館ノ内跡?), and Katatsumuriyama Castle (蝸牛山城跡?)), Bō Fortified Residence (坊城館跡?), Furudate Fortified Residence (古館館跡?), and Tossaka Castle Sanrokukyo Fortified Residence (鳥坂城跡の山麓居館跡?) 38°03′18″N 139°25′18″E / 38.05510264°N 139.42166225°E / 38.05510264; 139.42166225 (Okuyama Manor, Castle, and Fortified Residence Sites) 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 designation includes Furutsu Hachimanyama Kofun (古津八幡山古墳?) 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 designation includes the sites of Dōyū-no-wareto (道遊の割戸?), Sōdayū path (宗太夫間歩?), Minamisawa drainage channel (南沢疎水道?), the Sado bugyō offices (佐渡奉行所跡?), imperial Sado branch offices (御料局佐渡支庁跡?), a shōrō, memorial (including one for Ōkubo Nagayasu), Kawamura Hikozaemon (河村彦左衛門?), the Fukiage Coast pits (吹上海岸石切場跡?), post-Meiji Restoration facilities (旧佐渡鉱山の明治以降の施設群?), Tsurushi silver mine (鶴子銀山?), the Katahotori-Kanoura Coast pits (片辺・鹿野浦海岸石切場跡?), and Kamiaikawa mining town (上相川地区の鉱山町跡?); the Sado complex of heritage mines, primarily gold mines have been proposed for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List;[5]
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
Umataka-Sanjūinaba Site
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 Government Office 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 Government Office 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 14 February 2015.

Prefectural Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, forty-six sites have been designated as being of prefectural importance.[4][6]

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) for all refs see [1]
Kariwa Shell Mound
刈羽貝塚
Kariwa kaizuka
Kariwa 37°25′16″N 138°38′07″E / 37.421129°N 138.635316°E / 37.421129; 138.635316 (Kariwa Shell Mound)
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)
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))
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))
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 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))
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)
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))
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)
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)
Kodomari Sue Ware Kiln Sites
小泊須恵器窯跡群
Kodomari sue-ki kama ato-gun
Sado 37°52′48″N 138°17′55″E / 37.880104°N 138.298645°E / 37.880104; 138.298645 (Kodomari Sue Ware Kiln Sites)
Hamochi Castle Site
羽茂城
Hamochi-jō ato
Sado 37°50′37″N 138°19′07″E / 37.843571°N 138.318622°E / 37.843571; 138.318622 (Hamochi Castle Site)
Aikawa Mine Site
相川鉱山遺跡
Aikawa kōzan iseki
Sado 38°02′45″N 138°14′15″E / 38.045970°N 138.237480°E / 38.045970; 138.237480 (Aikawa Mine Site)
Nōmine Castle Site
直峰城
Nōmine-jō ato
Jōetsu 37°08′24″N 138°27′02″E / 37.140032°N 138.450608°E / 37.140032; 138.450608 (Nōmine Castle Site)
Tochio Castle Site
栃尾城
Tochio-jō ato
Nagaoka 37°28′25″N 138°59′15″E / 37.473547°N 138.987383°E / 37.473547; 138.987383 (Tochio Castle Site)
Suyoshi Castle Site
栖吉城
Suyoshi-jō ato
Nagaoka 37°25′34″N 138°53′53″E / 37.426104°N 138.897936°E / 37.426104; 138.897936 (Suyoshi Castle Site)
Tsugawa Castle Site
津川城
Tsugawa-jō ato
Aga 37°41′06″N 139°27′34″E / 37.684873°N 139.459505°E / 37.684873; 139.459505 (Tsugawa Castle Site)
Amase Oilfield No.1 Well Site
尼瀬油田機械掘第1号井跡
Amase yuden kikaiku daiichi-gō i ato
Izumozaki 37°32′20″N 138°40′44″E / 37.538889°N 138.678889°E / 37.538889; 138.678889 (Amase Oilfield No.1 Well Site)
Kabanosawa Castle Site
樺沢城跡
Kabanosawa-jō ato
Minami-Uonuma 37°01′35″N 138°49′46″E / 37.026386°N 138.829529°E / 37.026386; 138.829529 (Kabanosawa Castle Site)
Fujitsuka Shell Mound
藤塚貝塚
Fujitsuka kaizuka
Sado 37°57′56″N 138°21′00″E / 37.965560°N 138.350047°E / 37.965560; 138.350047 (Fujitsuka Shell Mound)
Shiiya Jin'ya Site
椎谷陣屋跡
Shiiya jinya ato
Kashiwazaki 37°28′33″N 138°37′09″E / 37.475829°N 138.619051°E / 37.475829; 138.619051 (Shiiya Jinya Site)
Iizunayama Kofun Cluster
飯綱山古墳群
Iizunayama kofun-gun
Minami-Uonuma 37°04′29″N 138°52′09″E / 37.074765°N 138.869247°E / 37.074765; 138.869247 (Iizunayama Kofun Cluster)
Arikoyama Kofun Cluster
蟻子山古墳群
Arikoyama kofun-gun
Minami-Uonuma 37°05′02″N 138°52′10″E / 37.083975°N 138.869483°E / 37.083975; 138.869483 (Arikoyama Kofun Cluster)
Echigo Government Offices Site
越後府跡(天朝山)
Echigo-fu (Tenchō-yama)
Agano 37°50′15″N 139°13′37″E / 37.837378°N 139.226872°E / 37.837378; 139.226872 (Echigo Government Offices Site)
Iwayasan Cave
岩屋山石窟
Iwayasan sekkutsu
Sado 37°48′44″N 138°14′57″E / 37.812301°N 138.249067°E / 37.812301; 138.249067 (Iwayasan Cave)
Mano Kofun Cluster
真野古墳群
Mano kofun-gun
Sado 37°56′29″N 138°18′39″E / 37.941372°N 138.310919°E / 37.941372; 138.310919 (Mano Kofun Cluster)
Igarashi Fortified Residence Site
五十嵐館跡
Igarashi tate ato
Sanjō 37°34′17″N 139°02′50″E / 37.571454°N 139.047153°E / 37.571454; 139.047153 (Igarashi Fortified Residence Site)
Yasuda Castle Site
安田城
Yasuda-jō ato
Agano 37°46′26″N 139°14′14″E / 37.773903°N 139.237182°E / 37.773903; 139.237182 (Yasuda Castle Site)
Shimohata Jewellery Workshop Site
下畑玉作遺跡
Shimohata tama tsukuri iseki
Sado 38°00′00″N 138°22′39″E / 37.999984°N 138.377373°E / 37.999984; 138.377373 (Shimohata Jewellery Workshop Site)
Niibo Castle Site
新穂城跡
Niibo-jō ato
Sado 38°00′52″N 138°24′25″E / 38.014516°N 138.406824°E / 38.014516; 138.406824 (Niibo Castle Site)
Daigahana Kofun
台ケ鼻古墳
Daigahana kofun
Sado 37°57′56″N 138°15′15″E / 37.965431°N 138.254249°E / 37.965431; 138.254249 (Daigahana Kofun)
Hamahata Cave Site
浜端洞穴遺跡
Hamahata dōkestu iseki
Sado 37°59′55″N 138°14′07″E / 37.998505°N 138.235227°E / 37.998505; 138.235227 (Hamahata Cave Site)
Arato Castle Site
荒戸城
Arato-jō ato
Yuzawa 36°54′27″N 138°47′32″E / 36.907516°N 138.792247°E / 36.907516; 138.792247 (Arato Castle Site)
Shitakurayama Castle Site
下倉山城跡
Shitakurayama-jō ato
Uonuma 37°14′38″N 138°57′02″E / 37.243807°N 138.950572°E / 37.243807; 138.950572 (Shitakurayama Castle Site)
Aoki Castle Site
青木城跡
Aoki-jō ato
Sado 38°01′19″N 138°25′21″E / 38.021937°N 138.422461°E / 38.021937; 138.422461 (Aoki Castle Site)
Ōida Castle Site
大井田城跡
Ōida-jō ato
Tōkamachi 37°09′44″N 138°46′50″E / 37.162232°N 138.780584°E / 37.162232; 138.780584 (Ōida Castle Site)
Yokotakiyama Haiji Site
横滝山廃寺跡
Yokotakiyama Haiji ato
Nagaoka 37°37′08″N 138°49′03″E / 37.618791°N 138.817459°E / 37.618791; 138.817459 (Yokotakiyama Haiji Site)
Kagohō Site
籠峰遺跡
Kagohō iseki
Jōetsu 36°56′46″N 138°12′56″E / 36.946111°N 138.215472°E / 36.946111; 138.215472 (Kagohō Site)
Motoyoita Castle Site
本与板城
Motoyoita-jō ato
Nagaoka 37°33′02″N 138°48′25″E / 37.550617°N 138.806838°E / 37.550617; 138.806838 (Motoyoita Castle Site)
Nechi Castle Site
根知城
Nechi-jō ato
Itoigawa 36°57′23″N 137°52′19″E / 36.956493°N 137.871825°E / 36.956493; 137.871825 (Nechi Castle Site)
Matoba Site
的場遺跡
Matoba iseki
Niigata 37°51′43″N 138°59′41″E / 37.861929°N 138.994753°E / 37.861929; 138.994753 (Matoba Site)
Choritsu Site
緒立遺跡
Choritsu iseki
Niigata 37°51′34″N 138°59′10″E / 37.859371°N 138.986084°E / 37.859371; 138.986084 (Choritsu Site)
Ōbasawa Castle Site
大葉沢城跡
Ōbasawa-jō ato
Murakami 38°14′35″N 139°31′46″E / 38.243118°N 139.529371°E / 38.243118; 139.529371 (Ōbasawa Castle Site)
Ogawa Battery Site
小川台場跡
Ogawa daiba ato
Sado 38°03′43″N 138°14′07″E / 38.062014°N 138.235173°E / 38.062014; 138.235173 (Ogawa Battery Site)
Baba Fortified Residence Site
馬場館跡
Baba-date ato
Murakami 38°07′45″N 139°25′41″E / 38.129274°N 139.427984°E / 38.129274; 139.427984 (Baba Fortified Residence Site)
Imai Castle Site
今井城跡
Imai-jō ato
Tsunan 36°59′19″N 138°36′56″E / 36.988611°N 138.615556°E / 36.988611; 138.615556 (Imai Castle Site)
This list is complete and up-to-date as of 14 February 2015.

Municipal Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, a further two hundred and eight-six sites have been designated as being of municipal importance.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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