Bunkyō is in , north of the Imperial Palace. The name means roughly "Capital of Culture" and, indeed, it's best known as the home of the sprawling University of Tokyo and a series of aristocratic parks and villas.

Bunkyo Photos



  • Location:  , , , ,
  • Population:  226,000
  • Latitude:  35° 43' 2.8" (35.7175°) north
  • Longitude:  139° 44' 50.2" (139.7473°) east
  • Elevation:  21 meters (69 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Bunkyo
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Bunkyo, Tokyo

Bunkyo Hotels

Travel Dates

Maps of Bunkyo

Other Names for Bunkyo

Japanese:  ぶんきょうく Japanese:  ブンキョウク Japanese:  文京区 Bunkyo-ku Bunkyō Ku

Localities in the Area

Landmarks in the Area

In Other Languages

For More Information

Thanks for Sharing

About Mapcarta. Site powered by Tripcarta. Based on the page Bunkyo. See this page's contributions. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Photos provided by Flickr under the copyright of their owners. Mapcarta uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr. Please contact us if you'd prefer to remove your Flickr photos from Mapcarta.