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University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo Prefecture 113-8654, Japan
3-3812-2111
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Ranked #3 of 46 attractions in Bunkyo
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites
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Grenoble, France
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

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
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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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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Halifax, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

I had a delightful time at the University of Tokyo talking about work engagement (www.workengagement.com) and planning research collaborations. Looking forward to more contact.

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Tokyo, Japan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

This very European-style university in the heart of Tokyo is spacious and very attractive. I was there on a Sunday, so it was very quiet. Very attractive.

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