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Welcome to Nishikigoi no Sato
Ojiya Nishikigoi no Sato is located in the center of Ojiya City. It is five minutes away from the Ojiya Interchange on the Kanetsu Expressway. Nishikigoi no Sato and Ojiya-shi General Industrial Hall "Sun Plaza" are adjacent to each other. (See access map) It is also about a 3-hour bus ride from the Tokyo metropolitan area.
This is a perfect rest station for shopping, lunch breaks and a short tour of facilities for Nishikigoi and industrial arts on your way to Sado Island, or Yahiko-Tsukioka hot spring resort.

Please drop in at these facilities, where we welcome our visitors with a tour of Nishikigoi no Sato, "Hegi-soba" set meal or Uonuma Koshihikari brand rice set meal along with tasty local sake.
Nishikigoi is called "Living Jewelry". We believe our entertainment will surely meet the tourists needs.
On the second floor of "Sun Plaza" are display and sale of local sake, soba noodles, rice confectionery and a large variety of souvenirs such as traditional, industrial products Ojiya Tsumugi and Ojiya Chijimi textiles.
On the first floor is an experience-based studio where visitors can weave traditional textiles. (Reservation required) * The studio is closed on Wednesdays.

There are more facilities around the Nishikigoi no Sato and Sun Plaza in Ojiya City, such as noted soba restaurants serving "Hegi Soba", the disaster protection facility "Ojiya Shinsai (earthquake disaster) Museum, Sonae-kan", where you can learn a lot of lessons from the Chuetsu Earthquake, "Ojiya Shinano River Suiryoku Hatsuden-kan (hydraulic power generation hall) Ojaaru", where you can learn how the Japan Railway's metropolitan routes are provided with power from the power station.
The city of Ojiya is full of attractive spots to satisfy a wide variety of tourists.

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Ojiya Nishikigoi no Sato, located in the birthplace of Nishikigoi, is a municipal institution where various historical materials of Nishikigoi are on display.
  1-8-22, Jonai, Ojiya City, Niigata 947-0028
  [Tel/Fax]0258-83-2233  [E-mail]nishikigoi@ojiyasunplaza.jp (Sorry, but we will apply to inquiries in Japanese only.)

[Ojiya-shi designated manager]
Foundation Ojiya-shi Industrial Development Center
  1-8-25, Jonai, Ojiya City, Niigata 947-0028  Tel: 0258-83-4800