Created by feudal daimyo lords, Koishikawa-Korakuen is one of Tokyo’s oldest surviving landscape gardens.
Learn about the purpose and symbolism of the features in this daimyo garden, as well as the contemporary social history.
Afterwards, enjoy lunch at Canal Café and explore the historic, stone-paved alleys in Kagurazaka.
Instructor: Kazuko Morio
Growing up in a house with a Japanese garden where her grandmother taught tea ceremony, Kazuko enjoyed tending to the garden every day. She later developed her interest in gardens through study and her work as a certified national guide-interpreter.