Located directly in front of the Shinkansen ticket gate at Joetsu Myoko Station, SAKURA Plaza offers an introduction to the foods and wares of the area.
In addition to the tourist office for the 5 "countries" of the Echigo region (Joetsu, Myoko, Sado, Kashiwazaki and Tokamachi), there is local foods and merchandise, as well as box lunches for sale. SAKURA Plaza introduces visitors to the charms of the Joetsu region.
|Name of places:||SAKURA Plaza|
|Address:||5 Chome, Yamato, Joetsu-shi, Niigata|
|Business hours:||Tourist Office: Open from 8:30 ~ 20:00. Provides an introduction and sightseeing information for the 5 "countries" of the Echigo region.
Offers package tours and introduction of hotels and places to stay.
The restaurant "Nanatsu no Omotenashi" is open from 8:00 ~ 20:40, with meal service beginning at 11:00.J Holdings Group offers the popular "Snow Coffee," White Yakisoba noodles, and ramen to start.44 different products certified as "Made in Joetsu" are also on display and for sale .
Local Products Center: Open 7:00 ~ 20:00
Offers souvenirs that first came from this region, including local confectionary, locally brewed sake, fermented specialties and souvenirs commemorating Lt. Lerche and samurai warlord Uesugi Kenshin.
Lunch Box Shop Yamazaki-ya: Open 8:00 ~ 19:30
Offers sea bream rice ("taimeishi"), steamed rice pots ("kamabuta"), seafood rice ("iso no isaribi") and other bento box lunches,
as well as locally processed delicacies and local sake and beer.