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ROUTE 08Honda-machi Route

3km

Start: Korinbo
Finish: Korinbo

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Overview

A walking route: take the Green Path to the D. T. Suzuki Museum, a popular destination for foreign visitors.

DISTANCE Approx. 3km
WALK Approx. 40min
JOG Approx. 20min

Honda-machi Route

ROUTE HIGHLIGHTS

1

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.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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.

5

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.

6

Satomicho Small Townscape Preservation Area

Satomicho Small Townscape Preservation Area

Satomicho is said to have been named for the Satomi clan's residence here, during Japan's feudal period. The roof and the earthen walls surrounding the grounds are evocative of the days when samurai once walked the streets of this town.

7

Tatemachi Street

Tatemachi Street

A shopping street lined with jewelers, cosmetics shops, cafés, and more. The street is nicely wide and few cars drive down this street, making it perfect for walking and jogging.

8

Seseragi-dori Street

Seseragi-dori Street

The Kuratsuki irrigation channel runs along this charming street, giving it a pleasantly peaceful atmosphere. In recent years, a number of fashionable cafés and shops have opened along this street.

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