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Address: 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo 113-8654, Tokyo Prefecture
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A nice stop in Bunkyo-ku

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Mannheim, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 :)

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 place to be.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 with his master so that's another plus. There are a lot of restaurants outside and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

The RED GATE are good. There is a miniature made from Lego available at the site building of the red gate. Very specific and alike.

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

We visited specifically to see the new statue of the famous Akita welcoming his university professor owner. This beautiful little statue, set in a quiet corner of the university grounds, Is a much happier looking Hachiko as he jumps up to meet his master. There is a famous statue of Hachiko at Shibuya station, showing the dog waiting patiently for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I suppose it was winter break because the school campus was quiet. The University bookstore was open and I bought a tin of cookie with the school logo on it.

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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 electronic goods stores, and is now hugely popular as the must-visit mecca for people interested in anime and games. Kanda is an office district where you can find loads of reasonably priced izakayas popular with professionals who stop to eat and drink before making their way home.
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