Echigo Yuzawa Sake Museum
Inside Echigo-Yuzawa station’s Ponshu-kan, enjoy different varieties of sake tasting. In the storeroom more than 100 varieties of sake are on display at a temperature of 15 degrees. You can also take a dip in a bath of sake next-door.
Located in the precincts of Echigo-Yuzawa Station, on the Joetsu Shinkansen line, Ponshukan features four main attractions: the Sake-tasting Corner, where you can taste the leading brands of sake produced by all of the sake breweries in Niigata Prefecture, the Sake Bath, where you can enjoy a hot spring bath, a restaurant where you can savor meals that showcase Koshihikari rice grown in the local Minami-Uonuma district, as well as an abundance of other locally-produced ingredients, and a souvenir shop offering a range of local sake and other specialties from across the prefecture.