Welcome to Tsubame City!

Tsubame City is located in the center of Niigata Prefecture. It is about 2 hours by bullet train and about 5 hours by car from Tokyo. Known as a town of craftspersonship, the tableware is highly regarded worldwide for its luster, shape and usability.

Most of the area is flatland with rich nature on Mt. Kugami (313 meters). The cherry tree lane is also famous.
In spring, the Bunsui Kimono Parade is held at the Tsubame Cherry Blossom Festival where you can see girls wearing gorgeous kimonos walking along the cherry blossom lane in a parade. You can also enjoy fireworks in summer, foliage viewing in fall and the Kugami Sai-no-kami Deity event in winter.
Ryokan, a Zen monk in the late Edo period, was a poet and calligrapher who reached his artistic peak here in Tsubame City. You can see historical sites related to Ryokan and his monuments on Mt. Kugami.

Come and see Tsubame City full of charm throughout the year. You are always welcome.

 
 
News
 
December 25th

Tsubame Industrial Materials Museum has been closed from July 1st 2018 to the middle of April 2019 because of the renovation.

 
 
December 25th

Tsubame city’s spring big event, Tsubame Cherry Blossoms Festival will be held from Saturday April 7th 2018 through Sunday 22th. During the festival, cherry blossoms will be lite …

 
 
December 25th

Page of industrial tourism and Mount.kugami are expanded and also contents are enriched with corresponding to mobile phone display. We establish in English page and Chinese one. M…

 
Pamphlets
【Tsubame City Travel Guide】TSUBAMEGURI PDF
 
【Tsubame City Travel Guide】TSUBAMEGURI
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【English】Tsubame&Yahiko L’ala Pado PDF
 
Tsubame&Yahiko L’ala Pado
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