Are you interested in the local history of Musashino area of Tokyo?
Do you want to explore the nature field?
Have you wondered where Tamagawa river came from?
If any of the following keywords is of your interest, please join us!
• Local history
• Japanese Garden
• Traditional food
This meet-up aims to explore naturalistic surroundings of Tokyo, especially the west part of Tokyo called Musashino. The purpose is digging its charm, local history, nature, literature, and evaluate the environment.
The organizer took degree about landscape and garden design in the UK, and worked in Japanese landscape architecture industry.
With my professional background, and personal interest in my hometown, I would like to use this meet-up as the opportunity to find out the character of each local area, consider the importance of preservation of natural&cultural heritage of this City.
In this year, I am planning to trace the influence of Tamagawa river on Tokyo. I am thinking to visit the characteristic landscape of hake in Kokubunji, The largest water basin in Tokyo; Lake Okutama, and an ancient irrigation channel from edo era:Tmagawa jyousui.