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Bunkyo

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Gardens · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites
The hilly special ward of Bunkyo has become known as a place of learning and culture. From the Meiji period onwards, politicians and scholars came to Bunkyo to study and work at the university buildings, or in any one of the number of cultural institutions based here. As well as being a place of study, the city within metropolitan Tokyo has been a seat of power, often showing the prettier side of elite life. Visitors can explore a number of parks and gardens designed for political leaders from as far back of the time of the Tokugawa shogunate during a trip to Bunkyo. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Japan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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Hidden gems in Bunkyo

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Beer Tasting / Tour
Sakagura Premium Sake Tour
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
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Garden
Rikugien Garden
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Yushima Tenmangu
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Art Gallery
Gallery Marusan Nezu
4.9
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Bunkyo

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Landmark
Meiji Jingu Shrine Shibuya
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower Shibakoen
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Neighborhood
Odaiba District Daiba
4.2
Duration: 5 hours
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Observation Deck
Tokyo Skytree Oshiage
4.2
Duration: 3 hours

Popular things to do in Bunkyo

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Garden
Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo Garden
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Outdoor Activity
Tokyo Dome City
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Amezaiku Yoshihara Sendagi
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
St. Mary's Cathedral, Tokyo
4.4
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Bunkyo

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Specialty Museum
Toyo Bunko Museum
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
History Museum
Hoshinji Temple - Bunkyo Ichiyo Memorial Hall
4.4
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Bunkyo

Historic Site
Yushima Seido
3.4
Duration: 1 hour
Religious Site
Ichigyo-in Temple
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Bunkyo

Gift & Specialty Shop
Ishii Irimame
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Civic Center
Bunkyo Civic Center
3.9
Duration: 1 hour