Kitakatabe Terraced Rice Fields
Delicious rice is being grown in the hometown of a famous folk tale.
This raised beach rich in ocean breezes is terraced with a series of rice paddies, and the taste of rice nurtured in the mineral-laden sea air has an established reputation. Cold water streaming down from the backdrop of mountains also works to maximize the rice's flavor. A famous folk tale "Tsuru no Ongaeshi" (The Crane's Gratitude) originated from a piece of Kitakatabe folklore called, "Tsuru Nyobo" (The Crane Wife). Villagers lovingly grow rice here in the north of Sado, where simple folk tales have been passed down through generations.
- Kitakatabe, Sado, Niigata 952-2225
- Contact Information
- sado tanada conference：0259-63-3761
- Official site
- Web URL
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 90 by car
- Nearest bus stop
- Kitakatabe（Kaifu Line） Approx. 20 minutes on foot from bus stop
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