Japanese Garden Walk: Urban Escape

Visit one of Tokyo’s oldest surviving landscape gardens set in the city center.

What will I learn in this class?
Next to the Tokyo Dome in the heart of the city sits Koishikawa Korakuen, a stunning traditional garden first established in 1629 by daimyo lords.

Participants will learn about the purpose and symbolism of the features of this Edo-era garden, as well as the social history of the time.

Afterwards, enjoy lunch at the nearby Canal Café and explore the historic, stone-paved alleys of Kagurazaka.

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.


  • Nov 11
  • 9am–1pm
  • Meeting point: Azabu Juban Station or Koishikawa Korakuen
  • ¥4,000 (excludes transportation and lunch)
  • Cancellation deadline: Nov 2


  • By registering, Members accept the inherent risks in activities where social distancing requirements cannot be followed, and they agree not to hold the Club liable in the case of injury, illness or contraction of COVID-19 during these activities.