The lavish government building for the Bunkyo ward of Tokyo, once described in the Japan Times as 'a colossal Pez candy dispenser.' A free observation deck on the 25th floor, jutting out of the top like the Starship Enterprise, commands a fine view of much of Tokyo.
Japan, 〒112-0003 Tōkyō-to, Bunkyō-ku, Kasuga, 1 Chome−16−２１
Nearest Transit: Kōrakuen (Line: (M) & (N))
Bunkyo-ku Civic Center and Nearby Attractions on Map
Ueno Park(2.1 km)
Ueno Park, adjacent to the station, is home to most of the attractions in the area, including the Ueno Zoo and a concentration of Japan's best museums.
Kanda Shrine(1.6 km)
This shrine has a history dating back to the 8th century and had been highly regarded under the Edo shogunate.
Yushukan War Memorial Museum(1.8 km)
The Yushukan War Memorial Museum, attached to the Yasukuni Shrine, displays a collection of military artifacts and paraphernalia from the Meiji Restoration to the Pacific War.
Imperial Palace(2.5 km)
The Imperial Palace in Tokyo is the official residence of the Emperor of Japan, built on the site of the former Edo Castle.
Ueno Zoo(1.9 km)
The Ueno Zoo, a part of Ueno Park, is Japan’s oldest zoo and home to over 460 species.
National Museum of Western Art(2.3 km)
The National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo's Ueno Park houses an extensive collection of Western art built around the personal collection of Japanese industrialist Matsukata Kojiro.
The Toyo Bunko(2.6 km)
The Toyo Bunko is a special library and a research institute of Oriental studies.
Nezu Jinja(1.6 km)
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