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Haruki Murakami's alma mater

Being a massive fan of the above-mentioned writer I wanted to visit the campus grounds. There's a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Valentína K
Not Really A Tourist Attraction

There isn't really any reason to stop here if you're a tourist. However, I happened to be in town... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
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“Haruki Murakami's alma mater”
Mar 26, 2018
“Not Really A Tourist Attraction”
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Being a massive fan of the above-mentioned writer I wanted to visit the campus grounds. There's a university merchandise store by the main building along with a cafe, the garden grounds were closed on the day but I could tell it makes for a stunning...More

Thank Valentína K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Waseda University isn't an average university, au contraire. But its campus is, like most universities in Japan. Other than the landmark tower there is not much to see, just rather drab, functional buildings.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

How should you review a university on TripAdvisor? I went there, saw it and went back, but I'm not a student there or anything. I went because Haruki Murakami went there, so I thought I might as well see it, but it didn't really strike...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

There isn't really any reason to stop here if you're a tourist. However, I happened to be in town for graduation -- and it was stunning to see the women in their traditional dress.

Thank AhuvafromTX
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A typical city university campus. Not very big but quiet at the time of our visit during New Year break.

Thank Ray34h
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Just visiting tokyo to drop daughter off at waseda. Veru impreesed with the place. The intro was very reassuring and the buildings are lovely

Thank hollyhendry1
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I walked around there myself, thinking of my alma mater New Asia College which is as beautiful as Waseda University. The museum about the history of Waseda is also worthwhile to visit

Thank Raymond Y
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The campus in general wasnt much to see. Lots of students that spoke english were very helpful. One of the student lend us to the cafeteria. Near the cafeteria was very pretty. There was a park and trees. It was really nice.

Thank Kaylee K
Reviewed 16 January 2017

When you visit the city, it is happiness to visit the university of the city. I can observe the civilization of the city. You can see students' appearance, classroom scenery, restaurant in front of school, temple around.

Thank whechon
Reviewed 14 December 2016

waseda has a long hisory. the university himsels is excellent. sport clubs at this university are strong an nationwide famous.

Thank F4023NZalbertos
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