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 Map


  • Location: , , , , ,
  • Population: 234,000
  • Latitude: 35.7175° or 35° 43' 2.8" north
  • Longitude: 139.7473° or 139° 44' 50.2" east
  • Elevation: 21 meters (69 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 7475133

Other Names for Bunkyo

  • French: Bunkyō
  • German: Bunkyō
  • Italian: Bunkyō
  • Japanese: ぶんきょうく
  • Japanese: ブンキョウク
  • Japanese: 文京区
  • Portuguese: Bunkyo
  • Spanish: Bunkyō
  • Bunkyo-ku
  • Bunkyō Ku

In the Area

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.

Your World is Without Borders

Popular Destinations in Tokyo

About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox and Esri for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, excluding directions and the map. Based on the page Bunkyo. See this page's contributions.