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ROUTE 06Tera-machi & Kodatsuno Route

10km

Start: Korinbo
Finish: Korinbo

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Overview

A running route through two areas famous for their many historic temples.

DISTANCE Approx. 10km
WALK Approx. 2h 10min
JOG Approx. 1h 10min

Tera-machi & Kodatsuno Route

ROUTE HIGHLIGHTS

1

The Fourth High School Memorial Park, Ishikawa

The Fourth High School Memorial Park, Ishikawa

Beloved by the people of Ishikawa as a place of learning, even back during the feudal era. Enjoy the old-fashioned red brick architecture of the Fourth High School Memorial Museum of Cultural Exchange.

2

Korinbo(Landmark: “Run!” sculpture)

Korinbo
(Landmark: “Run!” sculpture)

This sculpture was selected as the winner of a 2004 art competition that drew entries from around the world. It represents the city's drive to continuously move forward, adopting and creating new values.

3

Saigawa Riv.

Saigawa River
(Saigawa Ohashi Bridge)

Nicknamed "Otokogawa," or "Manly River," for its mighty flow. A lovely place for a breather, to enjoy the beautiful view of the river and the mountains.

4

Tera-machi Temple Area

Tera-machi Temple Area

The largest of Kanazawa's three temple areas. Tera-machi is home to some 70 temples, each with its own history and stories.

5

Tentokuin Temple

Tentokuin Temple

The family temple of Tamahime, who was the daughter of the second shogun, Tokugawa Hidetada, and was also the wife of the third lord of the Kaga Domain, Maeda Toshitsune.The nearby area is known as the Kodatsuno Temple Area, and is home to many temples.

6

Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum

Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum

Learn about the history of Ishikawa, from ancient times to the modern day. The red brick buildings that make up the museum were once military armories, which were reclaimed in the postwar period for use by the Kanazawa College of Art before becoming this museum. The museum buildings were nationally registered as an Important Cultural Property in 1990.

7

Green Path

Green Path

A small path that connects the Nakamura Memorial Museum and the D. T. Suzuki Museum. A peaceful path surrounded by greenery, making it a great place for a moment of contemplation amid nature.

8

D. T. Suzuki Museum

D. T. Suzuki Museum

Dedicated to the history and teachings of this Buddhist philosopher from Kanazawa. The Contemplative Space is great for photos.

9

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Opened in 2004, featuring a stunning glass-walled circular design. The exterior also features a variety of sculptures open to the public, including the “Maru” stainless steel spheres, and the “Color Activity House,” a set of colorful concentric walls.

10

Kanazawa Castle Park

Kanazawa Castle Park
(Ishikawa-mon Gate)

A large park now home to a partial reproduction of Kanazawa Castle, which once stood here. Worth a visit to see the many different stone walls and moats.

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