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Niigata prefecture sits on the west coast of Honshu, on the Sea of Japan, and is part of the Chubu region. Niigata is best known for its ski resorts, hot springs, and national parks, as well as its famous, high-quality rice, great sake and delicious seafood. Here you can also enjoy spectacular fireworks in the summer, and beautiful autumn and winter landscapes too.