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University of Tokyo - Hongo Campus (東京大学 本郷キャンパス)

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Why locals love it

This tradutional campus has lots of stories. As the top university in Japan, it's been the birthplace of many historical legends. The Yasuda Auditorium located in the center of this campus is known as the base of student movement in 1960s. Back in the old time, the campus used to be the site of the residence of a feudal lord...

Why you should visit it

Suitable for walking and relaxing for all ages. Very famous, but tranquil with less people. In addition to famous sites and buildings like Akamon (the red gate) and Sanshiro pond, there are a variety of cafes and restautrants on the campus that are open to everyone, from canteens to renowned restautrants.

Special tip

You can see the statue of "happy" Hachiko reunited with his master!

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