Overview of Sado Island
Welcome to Sado Island, a hidden gem nestled in the sparkling waters of the Sea of Japan, off the coast of Niigata Prefecture. Sado is the sixth-largest island in Japan – if you walked along its 280km coastline, you’d be walking for nearly three days to complete a loop. Indeed, Sado is bigger than you might imagine, and it has a lot to explore. Renowned for its rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, fresh local cuisine, and historical significance, a visit to Sado invites you to embark on an unforgettable adventure.
Obata Sake Brewery got introduced in Sustainable Japan Magazine
Obata Sake Brewery has been producing high-quality rice wine for over 130 years now and under the leadership of the fifth generation`s head, Obata Rumiko, successfully built a bridge between the small island of Sado and the world by introducing several ambitious projects.The following article was published in Sustainable Japan Magazine.Learn more about Obata Sake Brewery`s efforts in the following articles. Obata Brewery Distills Sado`s Charms Into Sake: Sake Brewers Deepen Their Learning In Sado:
About the earthquake
On January 1st, 2024, the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture was hit by a series of strong earthquakes up to intensity 7. The earthquakes also affected many other parts of the Chubu region along the strip facing the Sea of Japan, including Sado Island. Although some damage occurred such as landslides and liquefaction on roads, the earthquakes did not have a serious impact on everyday life in Sado. We welcome travelers as usual, however, if you have any questions feel free to inquire. Inquiry Form:
How to enjoy Sado Island
Sado Island is rich in seasonal changes.
In fact, it is about 1.5 times the size of Tokyo's 23 wards and Awaji Island
It is the largest island on the Sea of Japan side.