Komatsu is the second largest city in Ishikawa Prefecture in the Chubu region. The name Komatsu has been made famous around the world as it is the brand of earth moving equipment, which is based in Komatsu city. The Komatsu company built a park on the site of its old factory, which includes a recreation of the original head office building and a model of the world's largest class of dump truck. The main airport for Ishikawa Prefecture, Komatsu Airport, is on the edge of the city. Komatsu attractions include Nata -dera Temple which was established in 717AD, Motorcar Museum of Japan which is the largest car museum in Japan and has over 500 vehicles, and Rojo Koen, a beautiful traditional Japanese garden.
Komatsu, Ishikawa Prefecture.
Komatsu is indicated by the red marker.
For a larger version of this map see: Komatsu Map
Author: Craig Fryer