Hongō, Tokyo

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Hongō (本郷) is a district of Tokyo located in Bunkyō, due north of the Tokyo Imperial Palace and west of Ueno.

History[edit]

Hongō was a ward of the former city of Tokyo until 1947, when it merged with another ward, Koishikawa, to form the modern Bunkyō.

Transportation[edit]

Hongō-sanchōme Station (Marunouchi Line and Toei Oedo Line) is in the center of this Ward, which is main station of this ward.

Education[edit]

Hongō is home to the University of Tokyo, Juntendo and Toyo Gakuen Universities. There are many schools and universities in this ward and it has been regarded as a school zone since Meiji era.

Notable people[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°42′24″N 139°45′36″E / 35.706728°N 139.759891°E / 35.706728; 139.759891