Base for the communication of information about Niigata
Here visitors will find the Information Search Corner where they can search Niigata sightseeing information, the Video Library of promotional videos for sightseeing spots, and the Internet Corner for the newest information on Niigata Furusato Village. Events and exhibitions are held in the Event Hall. Matcha green tea and rice flour chiffon cakes are popular at the Antenna Shop & Café GATARIBA.
Learn about life in Niigata
Reproduction of a farming village and the city during the Meiji (1868–1912) and Taisho (1912– 1926) periods, and the changing lifestyles during Showa period (1926–1989) are introduced in a 3D video. There is also a Snow Country Experience Corner, where visitors can experience snow throughout the year.
Learn about Niigata through film
A film introducing the four seasons of Niigata is shown on a large screen at the Furusato Theater.