Japanese Garden Walks: Mitake Valley Stone Garden

Discover the hidden gems of western Tokyo's Mitake Valley.

Explore the paintings of Kawai Gyokudo and a stone garden designed by landscape architect Ken Nakajima at the Gyokudo Museum.


The tour will continue with a stroll along a riverside trail to 300-year-old Ozawa Sake Brewery.

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.


  • Oct 2
  • 7:45am–1pm
  • Meeting point: Azabu Juban Station, Exit 4
  • ¥4,500 (includes entrance fees; excludes transportation & optional lunch fees)
  • Cancellation deadline: Sep 24
  • Prices exclude consumption tax.
  • Classes until the end of September 2019 will be subjected to 8% consumption tax.
  • Classes from October 2019 onward will be subjected to 10% consumption tax.