Japanese Garden Walk: East Meets West

The best of both worlds.

Kyu Furukawa Gardens seamlessly blends characteristics of Western and Japanese gardens.

The Taisho-era estate features a British-style mansion and rose garden, designed by British architect Josiah Condor, and a Japanese strolling garden, designed by Jihei Ogawa.

Kazuko Morio is a member of the Garden Society of Japan and a Japan Gardening Society-certified garden designer. She is also a licensed national guide-interpreter. She lectures and provides walking tours to Japanese gardens. Her clients include garden enthusiasts, international students and tour guides. The Club Member discussed her passion for Japanese culture in the October 2021 issue of INTOUCH.


  • May 16
  • 5:45–7:30pm
  • Meeting point: Komagome station
  • ¥3,850 (includes admission; excludes transportation)
  • Cancellation deadline: May 9
  • An enrichment program registration fee of ¥3,500 is applied to non-Connections members. The fee is waived for Connections members.
  • Contact the Connections Office about class availability after registration has closed.