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Not Really A Tourist Attraction

There isn't really any reason to stop here if you're a tourist. However, I happened to be in town... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Not much to see

A typical city university campus. Not very big but quiet at the time of our visit during New Year... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
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Mar 26, 2018
“Not Really A Tourist Attraction”
Jan 3, 2018
“Not much to see”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waseda University isn't an average university, au contraire. But its campus is, like most universities in Japan. Other than the landmark tower there is not much to see, just rather drab, functional buildings.

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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

How should you review a university on TripAdvisor? I went there, saw it and went back, but I'm not a student there or anything. I went because Haruki Murakami went there, so I thought I might as well see it, but it didn't really strike...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

There isn't really any reason to stop here if you're a tourist. However, I happened to be in town for graduation -- and it was stunning to see the women in their traditional dress.

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

A typical city university campus. Not very big but quiet at the time of our visit during New Year break.

Thank Ray34h
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Just visiting tokyo to drop daughter off at waseda. Veru impreesed with the place. The intro was very reassuring and the buildings are lovely

Thank hollyhendry1
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

I walked around there myself, thinking of my alma mater New Asia College which is as beautiful as Waseda University. The museum about the history of Waseda is also worthwhile to visit

Thank Raymond Y
Reviewed May 4, 2017

The campus in general wasnt much to see. Lots of students that spoke english were very helpful. One of the student lend us to the cafeteria. Near the cafeteria was very pretty. There was a park and trees. It was really nice.

Thank Kaylee K
Reviewed January 15, 2017

When you visit the city, it is happiness to visit the university of the city. I can observe the civilization of the city. You can see students' appearance, classroom scenery, restaurant in front of school, temple around.

Thank whechon
Reviewed December 13, 2016

waseda has a long hisory. the university himsels is excellent. sport clubs at this university are strong an nationwide famous.

Thank F4023NZalbertos
Reviewed November 17, 2016

There's a park within the place, and families hang out there with kids. I had a nice stroll and enjoyed taking in some sun there. You can easily access the Arakawa line from there. That's a nice ride to see a different side of the...More

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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
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