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

Yasuda Auditorium, University of Tokyo

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.[1] There are many schools and universities in this ward and it has been regarded as a school zone since Meiji era.

Bunkyo Board of Education operates the local public elementary and middle schools.

Zoned elementary schools for parts of Hongo are:[2]

Zoned junior high schools for parts of Hongo include:[3]

Notable people edit

References edit

  1. ^ Barakan, Mayumi Yoshida; Greer, Judith Connor (2012-07-17). Tokyo New City Guide. Tuttle Publishing. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-4629-0423-5.
  2. ^ "小学校 通学区域". City of Bunkyo. Retrieved 2022-10-09.
  3. ^ "中学校 通学区域". City of Bunkyo. Retrieved 2022-10-09.
  4. ^ "Kunichika, The Story of Oshichi". The Toshidama Gallery. Retrieved 2022-10-10.

External links edit

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