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Sado Island!

The 2024 issue will be available in March 2014. See you soon. Thank you.

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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

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

Pick up at Tourist Information Offices

The 2021 Free Sado Island English Map is 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
    The office is located nearby the Marunouchi North Exit. Visitors need to exit the ticket gate to access the office.
  • 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
    Phone: 025-241-7914

Naoetsu Area

  • Tourist Information Center at JR Noetsu Station
    1-2 Azima-cho, Joetsu, Niigata 942-0003
    Phone: 025-539-6515


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