garden, architecture, art

DENENCHOFU, TAMAGAWA riverside

Denenchofu is known as one of Japan’s leading luxury residential areas, with the Tama River behind it. The sale started in 1923, and three etoile-type roads that spread radially were built, and 159 large ginkgo trees were planted as roadside trees for about 200 meters each. We have developed a plaza and a park, made a large garden and made it part of a green space, and developed the entire town like a garden. Introducing the charm of the town.

The Denenchofu station where the Toyoko Line and Meguro Line run was once dismantled due to undergrounding of the station, but in 2000 the symbol of Denenchofu Station was the one when it was opened in 1923. Restoring. The west exit rotary centered around the fountain, the radial and concentric roads that spread from it, and the street tree, Ginkgo Avenue, are widely known along with the old station building and are the landmarks of the Denenchofu town.

The picturesque roadside tree, which is widely known as a landmark of Denenchofu together with the old station building, is beautiful in every season of spring, summer, autumn and winter, and you can enjoy the transition of the four seasons.

There is Horai Park 6 minutes on foot from the Tokyu Denentenchofu Station on the tree lined ginkgo road. The natural forest on the slopes is used as it is, with over 1,500 trees of about 70 species cultivated, red and white plums and cherry blossoms in spring, fresh green and wisteria in early summer, cypress in autumn, and camellia in winter. You can enjoy the expressions of the trees. About 300 yellow irises that bloom in May are also beautiful, and you can also see the spot-billed duck, shell-dried turtles, and carp in the pond with spring water.

There is an Italian restaurant, Denenchofu Club, which is an Italian restaurant that blends into a beautiful cityscape when you walk from Tamarai Station toward Tamagawa Station. Take a break here while eating pizza and pasta.

Next, walk across the Denenchofu Seseragi Park in front of the Tamagawa Station’s east exit station, opposite the Denenchofu Club’s west exit. It is a rich park surrounded by springs and greenery of 57 famous springs in Tokyo and is located in front of Tamagawa station, next to Tamakawadai park. There are two large spring ponds in the park, where aquatic life inhabits and the trees are densely green. You can also enjoy the autumn leaves of cherry blossoms in spring and the Japanese maple tree in autumn.

The end of today’s walk is the Tamagawadai Park, which has been selected as the Hakkei of the neighboring Tama River. The hills along the Tama River spread out over 750 meters on a hill and overlook the Tama River. On a clear day, you can also enjoy views of the mountains of Mt. Fuji and Tanzawa. There are 8 burial mounds called Tamagawadai Burial Mounds among them, which is one of the largest burial mounds in the area of ​​Tokyo, including the Kofun Mounds and Horaiyama Burial Mounds. The Mt.Kamekou burial mound is a front and rear burial mound that was built around the latter half of the 4th century to the first half of the 5th century, and is designated as a National Historic Site. Natural forest roads, observation plazas, aquatic botanical gardens, four-season wildflower gardens, hydrangea gardens, wild grass fields, and plazas are also abundant. You can also see the cathedral of the Rural Chofu Association, which was built in 1955 from the park.

Auther:Mamiko Kusano

CREAZIONE Co.Ltd. Director
From Tokyo
2006 Established CREAZIONE Co. Ltd. I mainly work on branding, digital branding, space design, and furniture design.

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