#241 Tokyo University

Tokyo University/東京大学  is commonly referred to as Todai/東大.

U-tokyo_logotype

It’s located in Bunkyo in Tokyo – you can have a look around campus for free.

Hongo campus

Hongo campus

It is Japan’s most prestigious university with around 30,000 students.

It’s ranked 1st  in Asia and it’s in the top 30 worldwide.

The main Hongo campus used to be a Feudal lords home in the Edo period

The symbol of the university is a ginkgo leaf – many of these trees can be found in the area.

It also has a pretty classy pond.

pong

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