A trip through a landscape inspired by poetry.
Designed to reflect famous scenes from waka poems, Rikugien arden 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.
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.