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University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo 113-8654, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3812-2111
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First time to go into Todai campus.

I never been to Tokyo university even working near there, finally I entered the labyrinth... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
via mobile
Hachiko reunited

If you were touched by the story of the original Hachiko statue, the new one in Tokyo University is... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo 113-8654, Tokyo Prefecture
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
+81 3-3812-2111
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I never been to Tokyo university even working near there, finally I entered the labyrinth. 職場が近いのに、一度も足を踏み入れたことのなかった東京大学。ついに先日潜入に成功しました(笑) 思ったよりも広くて迷いつつ、弥生門から正門に抜け道。 かなり古い建物が多いのかと思いきや、スタバとかもあってびっくり。 今度は昼間、行ってみよう。

Thank S T
Reviewed 10 February 2017

If you were touched by the story of the original Hachiko statue, the new one in Tokyo University is a wonderful ending to the story. Having lost one of my own dogs recently, it was comforting to see Hachiko depicted as being reunited with his...More

Thank vyabsley
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Good if you are in the area. The university has a unique architectural style and must be interesting for people who are into that. I personally liked the pond that offers a nice stroll around it. Wouldn't go out of my way to come here...More

Thank Matan K
Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you are coming from or going to the Tokyo Dome or Ueno Park, or just strolling through Bunkyo-ku, a lovely Tokyo neighborhood where I have lived, the University of Tokyo, one of Japan's leading university, is worth a visit. It's a walk-through.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area it is definitely worth visiting. Buildings with gothic shaped windows, traditional shapes buildings and an in the middle of it all ... a heart shaped lake :)

1  Thank StrongCoffee2Go
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I was visiting the university on business but I enjoyed looking around the campus too. There are some great gardens in the centre and interesting architecture. The shop sells interesting products produced by academics past and present.

Thank Hapsci
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Tokyo University is the symbolic place for not only Japan but for many scholars in the world. This university has such beautiful campus and it is obvious why the university is the top one in Japan. Visit Tokyo and Tokyo university.

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I visited the place on Sunday afternoon during autumn time. What a lovely place. Its Sanshiro pond is just amazing. The university complex itself has lot of offer. Many people come to enjoy a walk, some do painting, cycling, kids running around. Definitely a great...More

Thank zuki12
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I am staying near the area so I decided to go inside and it is a good thing I did. the place is beautiful in autumn. Very nice leaves and the buildings are ancient looking, very nice design. The new hachiko statue is here reunited...More

Thank KeithLacap
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We went to see the new statue of Hachiko with Professor Ueno. It was located a few metres from the main gate of the Faculty of Agriculture. It was a heart-warming statue. The restored Hinoki cypress doors of the main gate were also impressive.

1  Thank RayParks
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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Randy M
20 January 2017|
Response from ろーずまりー | Reviewed this property |
Anyone can go in there on Saturdays.
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Zhd M
20 April 2016|
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Response from Barry C | Reviewed this property |
You can enter the grounds of the university without problem. There is no pass needed. I do not know whether you are permitted inside the university buildings as we went to see the grounds, particularly the beautiful statue... More