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2-3 Kitanomarukoen, Chiyoda 102-0091, Tokyo Prefecture
Yotsuya, Iidabashi
+81 3-3216-5100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in there to see the challenge between japanese self defense forces marching. It was very nice to come in of this big and old indoor stadium. From outside has the same design of the classic japanese castle, with river all around and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zar46
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Amazingly huge octagonal roof features onion shaped finials covered in gold leaf Not only used for martial arts, rock concerts also these days

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This place houses martial arts contests as well as occasional rock concerts. I saw the Japan men and women's teams win first place in the World Kendo competition as well as Eric Clapton perform on a tour. It is located within a gorgeous park.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank warren D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Been here for a New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 event that was sold out. The first day I was sitted at B1 at the 2nd most expensive sitting. It was a comfortable and spacious sitting, however as everybody was sitted at the same level, if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Even if you don't see a concert here, and your in the area, why not stop by and see the concert venue that made Cheap Trick popular. This is the venue where Cheap Trick recorded there live album in 1978. Live at the Budokan. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lasvegasfreeway
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Been here about 11 times in the past 10 years. Have been sat everywhere from the front to the stands to the guest seats. The acoustics are still great, you could be standing at the second floor and still hear everything clearly. The surrounding is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Shawn N
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were lucky enough to see Paul McCartney in concert here. This was something of a religious experience for my husband who is Beatle mad. He appreciated that he was seeing Paul in the very same venue The Beatles had performed in back in 1966....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 8pairs
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

What surprised me at this place was not only the tradition local sport and culture presence, but also the interactivity between families and multi nation people in the same place. Great view from all sections and chairs, great acustic and confort for viewers. I watched...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MiltonKanno
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Opposite the Yushukan, take the additional time to walk, see and awe the architecture... very nice walk through the park, with full sized moats and hundreds of feet high side walls... making this place a true castle converted with the Budokan... Good place to take...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Nicholas L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

It is an iconic venue, however, it definitely needs some updating. The drop down ceiling, the not well working AC system, having said that, the venue is small, so pretty much all seats are good. Been to Tokyo Dome and Saitama Arena and they are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kasia Z
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Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Yotsuya and Iidabashi are areas that developed around
the outer moat of the Imperial palace. Nearby in
Kagurazaka, there is an old red-light district with a
photogenic feel evocative of the ambiance of old
Tokyo. Narrow paths with stone paving remain to this
day, and there are long-standing restaurants with
geishas and quaint old cafes in townhouse buildings.
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