Bokushi-dori, street (Mikunikaido, Shiozawa-juku)

三国街道 塩沢宿 牧之通り

Enjoy the Beautiful View of Echigo’s Unique “Gangi” Snowroof

 Shiozawa-juku prospered as a post station on the Mikunikaido for travelers between Edo (Tokyo) and Echigo (Niigata) for more than 300 years, and also became known for its textile production. It is also known as one of the snowiest areas in Japan. If you visit Bokushi-dori, you will feel the atmosphere of the post station and its “gangi” snowroofed street which is unique to the snow country.

General Information

Directions●5 minutes on foot from Shiozawa Station on the JR Joetsu Line.
●10 minutes by car from Muikamachi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Car Park●Regular cars : 40
●Large sized vehicles : 10


NameShiozawa Shoukoukai (Shiozawa Commerce and Industry Association)
Telephone Number025-782-1206
Fax Number025-782-4044