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Kodokan

1-16-30 Kasuga, Bunkyo, Tokyo Prefecture 112-0003, Japan
+81 3-3811-7156
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Ranked #7 of 49 Attractions in Bunkyo
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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English first
New Westminster, Canada
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93 reviews 93 reviews
66 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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4 helpful votes 4 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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