Tsubame City in Niigata Prefecture has numerous metalworking factories and is world-famous as an area producing metal house wares and Western tableware. Take part in a sightseeing tour that takes in Tsubame City's industry and culture, all explained by an English-speaking tour guide!
Saturday, 5 November 2011
Maximum number of participants
8 persons (first-comer basis)
Free (does not include meals and entry fees)
Conditions of participation
English or Japanese speakers resident in Japan (not including Japanese nationals); willing to fill out a survey on tour completion
Approximately 5 hours
Meeting place & time
Tsubamesanjō Station, 12:30 p.m.
Tsubamesanjō Station --> Food sampling at Seabura Ramen (Meal cost of JPY 700 borne by guest) --> Tsubame Industrial Materials Museum (Entry fee of JPY 300 borne by guest) --> Hand-hammered Copperware Works --> Bargain Outlet Shop --> Kokujōji (Gogō-an and Sengando Suspension Bridge) --> Drop off either at hotel in the Teradomari Onsen/Yahiko Onsen/Tsubamesanjō Station area or at Tsubamesanjō Station.
For details on each of the places visited on this trial tour, please read the article here.
For guests considering staying overnight, we recommend hotels in the Teradomari Onsen/Yahiko Onsen/Tsubamesanjō Station area. (Please note that accommodation fees are not included.)
・Click here to book accommodation in the Tsubamesanjō area
Our recommendation: Tsubamesanjo Washington Hotel
・Click here to book accommodation in the Yahiko Sanjo area
Our recommendation: Yahiko Grand Hotel
Our recommendation: Minoya
・Click here to book accommodation in the Teradomari Onsen area
Our recommendation: Sumiyoshiya
[Applications and enquiries]
Please apply via email, stating your name, nationality, passport number, age, address and telephone number.
JTB Kanto Corp. Sales Sanjo Branch Office
Persons in charge: Kuwahara, Tanaka, Kibushi
Business hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: (0256) 35‐7222
If you wish to carry out the above tour course of your own accord, we recommend the below sightseeing taxi plan.
Chartered Sightseeing Taxi Plan (Duration/meeting place & time/tour program are all as listed in the above trial tour.)
[Taxi company] Chuetsu Traffic Taxi (Telephone: 0256-38‐2801)
[Taxi fee] One chartered mid-size taxi: JPY 14,750
*Does not include meals and entry fees.
*Taxi fee is to be paid directly to the driver. Meals and entry fees are to be paid at the respective establishments.