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Introducing a Tourism PR Video for Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture!

This video, titled ""Niihama City Tourism PR Video 'Niihama, a Town Full of Smiles'" (新居浜市観光PR映像『笑顔あふれるまち新居浜』), was released by Niihama City.
It introduces tourist information for Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture.

Niihama, a city in Ehime Prefecture in Japan's Shikoku region facing the Seto Inland Sea, is an attractive destination with a mild climate.
Niihama is home to many historical townscapes, Instagrammable locations with spectacular views of nature, and fun events.

Popular Destinations in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture

The cherry blossoms at Dozan Pass (銅山峰) and the strange boulders of Dozan River are great tourist destinations for those looking to discover the beautiful nature of Japan's four seasons.
We also recommend viewing the ocean scenery from the Kuroshima Seaside Park Observatory.

The camphor tree at Ichinomiya Shrine is a national natural monument, and the ginkgo tree at Zuioji Temple is a natural monument designated so by the prefecture.
If you're looking to go swimming, we recommend Marine Park Niihama, one of the largest beaches in Japan's Shikoku region.
It can be seen at 1:01 in the video.
Oshima is the birthplace of Yoshihiro Murakami, the former commander-in-chief of the Iyo navy.

Enjoy Interesting Experiences in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture!

At Yuragi-no-Mori Forest Park on Mt. Besshi, you can enjoy gourmet food made from local ingredients and visit one of the largest wisteria trellises in Japan.
This can be seen at 2:20 in the video.

Also, as shown at 0:32 in the video, beautiful cherry blossoms can be seen blooming here in the spring.
You can also enjoy a woodworking experience at Sakuraku Crafts (作楽工房, Sakuraku Kobo) inside the park.
At the Ehime Prefectural Science Museum, visitors can learn about dinosaurs and experience a planetarium.
You can also visit the Tonaru Historical Museum, the Besshi Copper Mine, and the Besshi Copper Mine Memorial Museum.

Check Out Sightseeing Events in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture!

Niihama hosts many events throughout the year, such as the Niihama Noryosho Fireworks Festival in July, the Niihama Summer Festival in August, Egao Koshien (笑顔甲子園) for high school students, Nii no Imodaki (新居のいもだき), and Todo Okuri (とうどおくり) in winter.

At the Niihama Taiko Festival, introduced at 3:48 in the video, you can see the unique parade of portable shrines called Hachiman Shrine Kakikurabe, as well as the lively nighttime drumming of Ojoin.

Summary of Sightseeing in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture

When you get off at JR Niihama Station, you'll be greeted by a large monument in the plaza.
Niihama is also known as the hometown of Nana Mizuki, a popular voice actress, and many of her fans visit the city as a pilgrimage to see where she grew up.

Be sure to check out the video and enjoy seeing what it's like traveling around and viewing the scenic beauty of Niihama in Ehime Prefecture!

【Official Website】Niihama City, Ehime Prefecture City Hall Website


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Last Updated : Sep. 18, 2021
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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Enjoy a Relaxing Sightseeing Trip To Niihama City, a Town Overflowing With Nature Near the Seto Inland Sea! Recommended Sightseeing Destinations in the Charming City in Ehime Prefecture!
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