Japanese Garden Walk: Kamakura Zen Garden

You don't need to go to Kyoto to appreciate Zen temples

What will I learn in this class?
Visit Zen temple gardens in eastern Kamakura, including Hokokuji, a temple renowned for its picturesque bamboo grove, and Jomyoji, where you'll enjoy an informal tea ceremony in the beautiful garden teahouse. You will learn about the history and key elements of the Zen gardens.

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.


  • Oct 8
  • 9am–2pm
  • Meeting point: Shinagawa or Kamakura Station
  • ¥5,500 (excludes transportation and optional lunch)
  • Safety measures: temperature checks and face masks
  • Cancellation deadline: Sep 30


  • 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.