Day trip to enjoy snow, art and yukimigozen

Sat 15, Sun 16, Sat 22, Sun 23 Feb 2020
Adult JPY12,800
Child age under JPY9,800
Tour price includes lunch (yukimigozen).
time limit
9 am on the date of the tour
start /
Echigo-Yuzawa station, east exit/
Echigo-Yuzawa station, east exit
25 (minimum people required:2)


One of the hub facilities in ETAT. Permanent collections by artists from around the world invite visitors to experience their works. Cafe and museum shop are on site. Enjoy "Snowy Wonderland".

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House of Light

The accommodation created by James Turrell, the artist of light.

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The human re-entering nature

Thomas Eller put photo of his face, arms and legs onto 4m-tall human-shaped sculpture. The supporting column is in the shape of "people" in Chinese character, wishing for increase in the number of people here.

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Boys with Red Lion Cloths Retu

40 "boys" wearing red lion cloths standing along the river bank of Shibumigawa river. Local people put them jumpers as winter falls.

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Approximately 200 villages consist of Echigo-Tsumari Art Field. Each village has its distinctive style and wisdoms of enjoying and passing time in winter.

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Local people work hard as soon as spring comes until they have to be ready for winter. They work hard in the field and preserve food for winter. Yukimigozen is served in plates and bowls that have been treasured in each house in the village.

Matsudai Nohbutai

Enjoy special exhibition inside and activities in the snow outside.

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Step in Plan

A gigantic wayfinder by John Körmeling (text design Katsumi Asaba).

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From bus window

The Last Class

Installation occupying the entire building of the old closed school by Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman.

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Booking is open from Sunday 1 December 2019
Coo-rganised by Kyoristu Kanako

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