Japanese Garden Walk: Yokohama Sankeien

A walk through a traditional Japanese strolling garden.

What will I learn in this class?
Designed by Tomitaro (Sankei) Hara, a wealthy, Meiji-era businessman in the silk trade, this spacious garden features wonderful trails, ponds and waterfalls, as well as a number of historically significant buildings from across Japan, including a three-storied pagoda from an old Kyoto temple and a thatched-roof house from Shirakawago in Gifu Prefecture.

This tour includes an optional lunch.

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.


  • May 26
  • 8:30am–2pm
  • Meeting point: Kamiyacho Station or Motomachi-Chukagai Station
  • ¥5,500 (excludes transportation and lunch)
  • Cancellation deadline: May 18
  • An enrichment program registration fee of ¥3,500 is applied to non-Connections members.