Welcome to Sado Island!

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Last updated: Feb, 22, 2017


The 2017 issue will be coming in March, 2017.    


New! The 2017 Event Information Updated!

The 2017 Sado Kisen Ferry Timetable

The fixed-route bus schedules for the winter season   

                    (December, 2016 to March 2017)   



 Visiting Sado Island See you local Japan with Justin Potts
  Sado Island Scenic Views in Brief (3min)   Presented by StudioJapa 

What happened on Sado in 1946?

(An amazing story about the Dakota Incident in 1946)


  A Short Tour on Sado Island   Sponsored by Planetyze

  More Videos   Sponsored by Planetyze


  How is the Weather on Sado?


How to obtain a Hard Copy


Sado Island - located in the Sea of Japan off the coast of Niigata Prefecture - is a perfect destination to discover the unspoiled beauty of Japan. Clear water, panoramic views, undisturbed nature, and unique cultural traditions are all here for you to enjoy.





How to obtain this free map? 

By Mail

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Please send a 90yen stamped (if you do not have a mailing address in Japan, enclose a 2USD international POSTAL money order instead of the yen stamp from your country), self-addressed envelope (#10 size 9-1/2" x 4-1/4" or 235mm x 105mm) to the following address:
MIJ International
691-1 Umezu, Sado Island
Niigata 952-0005, Japan

E-mail: mijintl@aol.com

Pick up at Tourist Information Offices

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The 2017 Free Sado Island English Map will be distributed at the following places. 

Tokyo Area
  • Tokyo Station JR East Travel Service Center  1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    Open daily: 7:30am to 8:30pm  
    *Note: The office is located nearby the Marunouchi North Exit. Visitors need to exit the ticket gate to access the office.  

  • The Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO) Tokyo Information Center: 03-3201-3331
    Address: 1st Fl, Shin-Tokyo Bldg., 3-3-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo     
    5min walk from JR Yurakucho Station       

  • Tourist Information Center at Narita International Airport Terminal 2 (Arrival Floor): 0476-34-5877 

  • Omotesando Niigata-kan N'ESPACE: 03-5771-7755    4-11-7, Jingu-mae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0051

  • Niigata Area
    Tourist Information Center at JR Niigata Station Bandai Exit 
    1-1-1, Hanazono, Niigata City, Niigata 950-0086
    Naoetsu Area 
    Tourist Information Center at JR Noetsu Station 
    1-2 Azima-cho, Joetsu, Niigata 942-0003
    On Sado Island
    Tourist Information Centers at Sado Kisen Ferry Terminals and Niigata Kotsu Sado Information Offices, and Save On Convenient Store Chains throughout the Island. 
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    We are NOT a travel agent. We accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury, or inconvenience sustained by anyone using this map. Rates, admissions, costs, and events are subject to change at discretion of providers or event organizers. We assume no responsibility for items or services offered by advertisers. Please use this information at your own discretion.