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.

HistoryEdit

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

TransportationEdit

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

EducationEdit

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 peopleEdit

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