A trip through a landscape inspired by poetry.
What will I learn in this class?
Designed to reflect famous scenes from waka poems, Rikugien Garden is a classic example of an Edo-period strolling garden as well as one of Tokyo’s top spots for autumn foliage viewing.
Students will learn the history and themes of the garden while enjoying the stunning evening illumination of the autumn leaves.
Who teaches this class?
Kazuko Morio is a member of the Garden Society of Japan and a licensed national guide-interpreter.
She lectures and provides walking tours to Japanese gardens.
Her clients include garden enthusiasts, international students and tour guides.