Tokyo University (Tokyo Daigaku)
Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall
Early-20th-century artist Yokoyama Taikan was one of the masters of modern nihonga (Japanese-style painting). Inside his former...
This grand residence was once the villa of Hisaya Iwasaki, son of the founder of Mitsubishi, and is now a fascinating example of how the...
Ancient leaves that work their way up the pipes here give the water an amber hue, and the minerals are reputed to be excellent for your...
Housed in a beautifully maintained, century-old traditional wooden building, Hantei is a local landmark. Delectable skewers of seasonal...
Tokyo University (Tokyo Daigaku) information
Tokyo University was founded in 1877 and is known as Japan's top university. The campus occupies what was once the estate of the Maeda clan; the school's Aka-mon (Red Gate) was once part of the clan's villa. Also of note is the 'Sanshiro Pond' – named for the novel by Sōseki Natsume in which the pond appears.