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1-16-30 Kasuga, Bunkyo 112-0003, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3811-7156
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Ranked #8 of 48 Attractions in Bunkyo
4.5 of 5 stars 12 Reviews
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

If you practice Judo or Jujutsu, or if you are just into history, there is no way to go to Bunkyo and not visit the Kodokan. The Museum on the second floor is a must. If you have a chance, try to see the dojo on the 7th floor.

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New Westminster, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
66 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

This place was hard to find considering it looks so normal. One would think the most important building for all of judo would be a little more auspicious, but it's not. So once you get there you're greeted with a small gift shop that sells all manner of judo related things. You'll find yourself buying something there. Not so much... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is the holy grail of the sport of Judo - the place where Jigoro Kano established his permanent school house in 1958. Unassuming entrance that looks like another office building. Free admission for visitors with a large gallery for watching practice sessions or matches. No/few signs in English but there is always someone who speaks a little English. Visitors... More 

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