The Toyo Bunko is a special library and a research institute of Oriental studies. The research focuses on Asian history and cultures. The Toyo Bunko collects and saves historical records of Asia. The collection of books exceeds 950,000 items. People can read the books free of charge. Library materials cannot leave the building. Photocopiers are available for use at a minimal charge.
2 Chome-28-21 Honkomagome, Bunkyō-ku, Tōkyō-to 113-0021, Japan
Nearest Transit: Komagome (Line: (N))
The Toyo Bunko and Nearby Attractions on Map
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Not a major tourist attraction, but an interesting bit of history.
Asukayama Park(2.3 km)
Asukayama Park is the first park in Japan.
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