Official guided tour: Saoyama and civil engineering course ( Antelope course)

date
The tour runs everyday during the ETAT2018
charge
JPY9800 for Adult / children (price includes bus, lunch, travel insurance, and guide). ETAT2018 passport is required separately.
start /
Echigo-Yuzawa station/
end
Echigo-Yuzawa station
access
Bus
number
Minimum number of participants required: 2

Travelling across the Echigo-Tsumari region while appreciating the distinctive landscape of the region, comprising terraced rice fields on mountain slopes and small patches of rice fields created by the changing flow of rivers.

Ma Yansong / MAD Architects

The national natural monument, Kiyotsukyo Tunnel will be transformed from a place to "look at nature" to "experience nature".

Shinanogawa water path project

A project featuring past four artworks visualised distictive features such as topography, culture and climate of Echigo-Tsumari. A new work, "the moment of induction of siphon" will be created for ETAT2018.

NUNAGAWA Campus

Enjoy lunch supervised by a Michelin-star chef, Fumio Yonezawa.

Hoshitoge Terraced rice field

One of the must-see terraced rice field in Tokamachi-city. Comprised of over 200 large and small terraced rice fields which look like fish scale make a distinctive landscape attracting visitors from around Japan.

Matsudai Nohbutai

Yidaki: Didjeridu and the Sound of Australia is a remarkable exhibition built around the rhythm and song of yidaki – the instrument also known as ‘didjeridu’.

Mounir Fatumi

The artist makes a house with loads of heating equipment as if they would heat up the entire city.

Teppei Kaneuji

Snowplow which is essential to sustain life in winter in the snow country is stored quietly durign summer. The artist transforms the snowplow in summer into something that generates imagination in an unknown world.

SMCAK

A new artwork by Leandro Erlich which can only be seen from one particular point in the pond in the middle of the museum.

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About This Tour

*Reservation will be available from May 2018.

Echigo-Kotsu Kabushiki Kaisha
+81(0)258-29-1515

This Tour’s Program

The itinerary may be changed.
9:30 Meet at east exist of Echigo-Yuzawa station East exist of Echigo-Yuzawa station
1 Kiyotsukyo Tunnel "Light Cave" by Ma Yansong / MAD Architects
2 Visit Isobe Yukihisa Memorial Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsu Soko Museum of Art Isobe Yukihisa Memorial Echigo-Tsumari Kiyotsu Soko Museum of Art
3 Visit artworks by Yukihisa Isobe Artworks by Yukihisa Isobe
4 Lunch NUNAGAWA Campus
5 Hoshitoge Terraced Rice Field Hoshitoge Terraced Rice Field
6 Visit Shedding House "Shedding House" by Junichi Kurakake + Nihon University of the Art Sculpture Course
7 Matsudai Shopping Street Visit artworks by Mounir Fatumi and Teppei Kaneuji
8 Visit Matsudai Nohbutai Matsudai Nohbutai
9 Visit Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, KINARE
17:45 Tokamachi station Tokamachi station
18:40 Tour finishes at Echigo-Yuzawa station Echigo-Yuzawa station

other tour

Official guided tour: Shinanogawa River Terrace course ( Salmon course)

date:The tour runs everyday during the ETAT2018

start point:Echigo-Yuzawa station

Official guided tour: Saoyama and civil engineering course ( Antelope course)

date:The tour runs everyday during the ETAT2018

start point:Echigo-Yuzawa station