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Tokyo University 東京大学 Landmarks & Historical Places / Ueno

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Tokyo University is Japan’s most prestigious post-secondary institution and a world leader in several fields. Its graduates include politicians, scientists, writers and entrepreneurs that have gone on to take top positions in their fields.

Categories Landmarks & Historical Places
Nearest Station Yushima
Address 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Home Page http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Available in English)

3 Reviews for Tokyo University


studebaker
  • Tokyo University
  • (2009-01-09)
  • I went to the campus by bicycle on a random Wednesday afternoon, but there was absolutely nobody around. It was towards the end of semester, and a friend of mine said that perhaps the students just didn't feel like going that day. The empty campus with old brick buildings and big trees gave the place a really calm and peaceful feeling. There are actually 5 Todai university campuses around the c... Read More

Arti383
  • Legos!
  • (2008-04-19)
  • This is one of the top universities in Tokyo, if not the top. However, college admission is not the only reason to visit. The campus is a beautiful example of architecture with ornate buildings and an excellent landscape design. There is a woods and lake in the middle of campus in addition to a lot of green space around buildings. Three of the buildings, including the main hall (the one with the c... Read More

Peter
  • Tokyo University
  • (2007-06-28)
  • Tokyo University is the most respected higher institution in Japan, where brand-name education counts more than possibly anywhere else in the world. This is the best of the best, home to five prime ministers and a whole soccer team of Nobel prize winners. The main campus, located near Todai-mae station (literally, "in front of Tokyo University") is rather compact, in keeping with Tokyo's tight-fis... Read More
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