Uonuma Koshihikari Rice

Niigata > Minamiuonuma

Niigata prefecture is one of Japan’s several major rice production areas. In the center of the prefecture, the Uonuma region is nationally famous for its crop of delicious koshihikari rice. The secret of this area’s rice is the pure water from melted snow in the Echigo Mountains caused by the region’s severe climate. This is due to large changes in temperature.

Where is it??

Address:
855, Shimohitoichi, Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata, 949-6363, Japan
Telephone:
025-783-4500
Web Site:
http://www.michinoeki-minamiuonuma.jp/
Access:

From Tokyo, take the Joetsu Shinkansen to Echigo-Yuzawa Station (1h20 min). It is a 15 min taxi ride from Echigo-Yuzawa Station.

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