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Niitsu Oil Field

Travel Information

May

Niitsu Oil Field (新津油田) is one of the ruins of Japanese Oil Fields located in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture. There are many wells, pumping up systems and facilities are remaining here that you can study the Japanese oil mining system. Niitsu Oil Field appears in the Japanese myth, and the history begins in 668 and end at 1980. There is a museum of petroleum in this site.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.

Access
0. at Niigata Station.
1. use JR Shinetsu Line to Yashiroda station.
2. walk east.


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Map around Niitsu Oil Field

Detailed Travel Guide

Niitsu Oil Field
Niitsu World Petroleum Museum
... displays all kinds of petroleum mining related items and records that you can learn about the petroleum. It also displays the history of Niitsu Oil Field.

Hiking Trail
There is a hiking trail that visits many oil wells and pumping systems. It takes about 30 min.

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