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7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo 113-0033, Tokyo Prefecture
Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
+81 3-3812-2111
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All reviews red gate beautiful campus main building national treasure ueno park worth a visit visit this place universities agriculture powai hachiko statue medicine mon depicted guard tokyo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some parts of this campus are historic and scenic. Like most Japanese universities, however, the university buildings are rather drab. Worth a visit because of the brand and the excellent strolling near by, including proximity to Akihabara, electric town.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

One should visit this place for the amazing natural views. There are so many things to do and watch for.

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 5 April 2018

On our way to Shinobazu Pond, our driver took us along the fence line of the University of Tokyo and passed by Tetsu-mon (Iron Gate) of the faculty of medicine. It’s a very large campus.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 20 March 2018

During out long-term visits to Tokyo, we stay in an apartment quite close to this university, one of the world's best institutions of higher learning. I have used the campus many times throughout the years, including last fall, as a shortcut to nearby places, such...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The university is a stunning campus and a great place to visit as a tourist. There are plenty of places to sit down, relax and watch hundreds of people go about their daily lives.

Thank Krytennz
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Areuvoir, the restaurant in the Department of Agriculture of University of Tokyo is hidden away and difficult to find. Just ask the guards at the entrance who will kindly show you the way. few minutes walk and you will find it. Very healthy lunch set...More

Thank rie s
Reviewed 14 November 2017

You can call Todai for this university (stand for Tokyo Daikaku = University of Tokyo). There are many old and attractive building with nice architecture especially for the main building and you can walk through the university to Ueno park.

Thank Mike_Amornsin
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 ST605
Reviewed 11 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

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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 FarAway809821 | Reviewed this property |
Anyone can go in there on Saturdays.
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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