Guide to Takigashira Marsh!

Takagishira Marsh is an artificial marsh located in Aga Town, Niigata Prefecture.

Although it is an artificial marshland, its richness is no less than that of a natural marshland.

Rather, it is a place where visitors can enjoy the richness of nature in a well-managed environment.

Visiting Takigashira Marsh!

Early June

▼It is a fascinating place with a marshy character that does not seem man-made.

In early spring, the area is filled with the blooming of Arctic Iris and Broad dwarf day lily.

▼Broad dwarf day lily.

▼Arctic Iris.

▼Japanese iris.

▼East Asian yellow water-lily.

Walking in Takigashira Marsh.

Takagishira Marsh provides an environment that can be easily enjoyed.

You can walk around the Takagishira Marsh in about 30 minutes to 1 hour.

There are hiking trails in the vicinity, so you can go there as well if you like!

The distance from the parking lot to the marshland is short, and restrooms are available!

▼Wooden paths are maintained in the marshland, so you can walk even in sneakers.

If you get tired, you can rest at the table set.

It will be fun to have lunch surrounded by rare plants.

Touring Takigashira Marsh


Rest room

Parking lot


Open: Late April through November.

Opening hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Outside of these hours above, the gate to the marsh will be closed.

However, it is open at night only during the firefly season.

It takes about 40 minutes from the Tsugawa IC of the Banetsu Expressway.

Roughly speaking, you can get close by heading in the direction of Nanafuku Onsen.


The wooden paths allow you to play without getting dirty even the day after it rains.

For weather conditions, please refer to the following website.

For weather information on Takagishira Marshland, click here!


The official website is here!

It includes a map of the area and other information.