You can still see it! the best of both worlds! 【Driving route】

Although the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2022 has come to a close, we would like to introduce a tour of facilities and artworks that can still be viewed today.


9:15 Rent-a-car at Echigo-Yuzawa station
30 min
10:00 Beautiful landscape where art meets nature
"Tunnel of Light" by Ma Yansong MAD Architects
The journey starts with an overwhelming artwork and landscape. The Kiyotsukyo Tunnel was transformed into an artwork during ETAT2018. In addition, a new work has been open at the 2nd lookout in the tunnel this spring and you can enjoy different atmosphere of Kiyotsukyo. ※ Booking is required for visit between 22 July and 15 August 2021
30 min
11:10 Tracing a memory of the closed school
"The Last Class" by Christian Boltanski + Jean Kalman
One of the masterpieces of ETAT stands in the closed school located in mountainous area. Feel and experience memories of the school through the artwork. ※ Open only on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
10 min
11:50 A favorite among children, a treasure trove of precious flora and fauna!
Echigo-Matsunoyama Museum of Natural Science
The Satoyama Science Museum is located in a nature-rich area next to the "Bijinrin" beech forest, which is said to be the most beautiful beech forest in Japan. In addition to research and study of precious flora and fauna found only in Matsunoyama, visitors can enjoy the artworks of the Art Festival. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
13:10 Enjoy satoyama flavour in buffet style
Echigo-Matsudai Satoyama Shokudo
The popular "Satoyama Buffet" is available only on weekends and holidays, and cheese fondue will be added to the buffet menu from December. On weekdays, you can enjoy "Satoyama Gohan". Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
1 min
14:10 Enjoy the renewed Matsudai "Nohbutai"!
Matsudai Nohbutai and artworks in the surrounding area
Explore Matsudai Nohbutai to see one of the ETAT master pieces, "The Rice Field" by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov as well as three new artworks by them in the gallery space. Don't forget to check out other works outdoor dotted around Matsudai Nohbutai, too. ※ Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
30 min
15:10 Echigo-Tsumari to become a center of contemporary art in Echigo-Tsumari
Echigo-Tsumari Satoyma Museum of Contemporary Art (2F) has changed its collections and extended exhibition space and re-opened on 22 July 2021. The new artworks include ones by exciting contemporary artists such as Nawa Kohei and me.
※ Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
45 min
17:00 Return rent-a-car at Echigo-Yuzawa station


Dates From December 1, 2022
Origin / Destination Echigo-Yuzawa station / Echigo-Yuzawa station
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