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University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo Prefecture 113-8654, Japan
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Ranked #5 of 49 Attractions in Bunkyo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I had an internship in todai for 2 months its one of the best universities in the world it is not fancy but it has a lot of hard workers. it has a big beautiful lake with a lot of trees around it it is a must specially to take a pic of the red gate

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A historical site with many western buildings, Japanese gates. Unfortunately, the iconic main building was under renovation, so I couldn't have my picture taken there. A relaxing walk for an afternoon. Venture into the basements of buildings for the canteens and bookshops.

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Grenoble, France
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I did not plan to visit this place but I went here to work for 1 day. It is a nice and quiet campus.

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Vienna, Austria
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place by accident - still it turned our to be one of our Tokyo highlights! At one end of the area there is an all wild garden with a small pond. A lot of fish, birds and turtles - a quite surreal place given its location and a perfect escape from the busy surroundings.

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New York City, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by how nice the campus is. It has the right vibe, and conference facilities were top notch as well.

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Yokohama, Japan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Although it may seem intimidating, some of the buildings in the Hongo campus are impressive, a stroll on a weekend or holiday may find you encounter families with young children riding unicycles on the alleys. The Health and Medicine Museum is also worth visiting. Many statues dot the corners, inspiring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

Of course, being the MOST pretigious University in Tokyo, it was amazing. I've always wondered what it would be like to attend there..

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The old buildings, the clock tower, some redbrick buildings and the pseudo-Gothic libraries are all of interest. There are some popular restaurants, one of which is on top of the University Hospital, on 15th floor, with an excellent view! The garden and the large pond are also worth a visit.

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Tokyo, Japan
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14 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Campus feel like a Western campus. The red gate is famous - like the station such building are rare for Japan but quite common in the west. Symbolic significance

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Johor, Johor, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

The university is located near to hotels and one can just walk there. The campus is quiet and the architecture has its own identity and uniqueness.

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