Bunkyo

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.

Notable Places in the Area

Buddhist temple
Photo: あばさー, Public domain.

Garden
The are botanical gardens with arboretum operated by the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Science. Photo: Daderot, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Quarter
is a district of , , . It was in the former ward of Kōjimachi, which existed in Tokyo until 1947. is situated 1½ km south of Bunkyo. Photo: Lombroso, Public domain.

Neighborhood
is a sector of Taito, Tokyo, and, along with nearby Nezu and Sendagi neighborhoods in Bunkyo ward, is one of the few Tokyo neighborhoods in which the old Shitamachi atmosphere can still be felt. is situated 1½ km east of Bunkyo. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Quarter
Kanda-Sarugakuchō is a district of , , , consisting of 1-chōme and 2-chōme. is situated 2½ km southeast of Bunkyo.

Bunkyo

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