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Befco Bakauke Observatory Room

Open Now: 08:00 - 17:00
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Good view

Free admission and nice views of beautiful Niigata. You can see the it even in the rest room. At... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Kawasaki, Japan
A free way to see the city!

Usually observation areas charge you to enter, so it was nice to find this one that was free of... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Krystal B
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Free admission and nice views of beautiful Niigata. You can see the it even in the rest room. At the coofee shop, try ice cream with rice cracker toppings.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ayako8989
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Usually observation areas charge you to enter, so it was nice to find this one that was free of charge. Gives a great view of Niigata and the ocean and it was a nice peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the street. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Krystal B
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Nice panoramic view of Niigata City at this observatory. Best of all, entrance is free. The only down side is, it is hard to take photos here unless you have the accessories to cut off reflections onthe glass panels. Be that as it may, I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chinkiatc2016
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for stunning all-round views of Niigata and surrounding area, day and night. Entry is free and there is a coffee shop and gift shop at the top, though these close at 7.30pm.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank UKtraveller077
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This observatory is situated 31st floor of nikko hotel. Virtually this is the highest floor in niigata view from here looking down mouth of shining river is so great. Of most this is free of charge observatory. must go if you stay in niigata.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Reiko S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It’s free and definitely a must see. It provides unobstructed views on all four sides since it so high up, views of the rivers flowing into the ocean, views of the fish market across the street, views of he city and great views of the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Redflyer99
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The view from the room is great. At cafe, they have 'bakauke soft', A soft cream with rice crackers, strange mix of sweetness & saltiness.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 979midiy
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

So nice to have free view from 31st floor! Could even see Sado island from there! Very near the Bandai Sushi place BenKe! Both are the stops if you travel by city loop buses which cost only 500 yen!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank guant2013
Reviewed 25 May 2017

You can go up to the 31st floor of Hotel Nikko Niigata building next to Toki Messe. You can enjoy great view of Niigata free of charge so you should not miss this place while in Niigata. Available from 8 a.m. You can ride in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Keizo
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The observation deck is located at about 125 m high. I saw panoramic scenery such as Niigata City, Nihonkai, Sado Island, Gozu Mountain.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank mat_mak
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