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Nippon Budokan

2-3 Kitanomarukoen, Chiyoda 102-0091, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3216-5100
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2-3 Kitanomarukoen, Chiyoda 102-0091, Tokyo Prefecture
Yotsuya / Iidabashi
+81 3-3216-5100
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Opposite the Yushukan, take the additional time to walk, see and awe the architecture... very nice walk through the park, with full sized moats and hundreds of feet high side walls... making this place a true castle converted with the Budokan... Good place to take...More

Thank salohcini
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It is an iconic venue, however, it definitely needs some updating. The drop down ceiling, the not well working AC system, having said that, the venue is small, so pretty much all seats are good. Been to Tokyo Dome and Saitama Arena and they are...More

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Saw the Stone Roses here and even the second floor seats provided good views. The historical significance of the venue speaks for itself...nice comfortable arena-size venue

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I went to Mayday concert at Nippon Budokan, and got there early in the morning to ensure I can buy all the limited products I want. The place is safe with security guard patrolling. There is a place with many vendor machines offering different hot...More

Thank TerriJTaipei_Taiwan
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The world kendo championships were held here and I've heard the likes of Eric Clapton in concert. Check out Kitanomaru Park where Budokan is located, a beautiful area.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were there to see Queen+Adam Lambert. The sightlines and acoustics are excellent, even from the last row of the top tier where we were sitting. Great venue and you can practically feel the weight of all the legendary concerts that have happened there before....More

Thank Ctan_writer
Reviewed 23 July 2016

There's a park nearby so maybe after walking to it you can rest there, plus the Science museum is also close.

Thank kevinnacabuan
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Red Hot Chili Peppers totally lagged here, but Seikima II and Perfume were both on top of their game.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The Budokhan is located in a historic area surrounded by a large garden, easily accessible by Tokyo metro, concert started at 5 we hoped to get drinks and snacks outside before the concert but few options, once inside the venue only machines. We had seats...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Returning to the ledgendary Nippon Budokan to seek out the ghosts of great stars who had preformed there, we were a little disappointed that there was no exhibit of the greats prefermances this place had delivered. The building was there and the park in which...More

Thank Tord E
Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Yotsuya and Iidabashi are areas that developed around
the outer moat of the Imperial palace. Nearby in
Kagurazaka, there is an old red-light district with a
photogenic feel evocative of the ambiance of old
Tokyo. Narrow paths with stone paving remain to this
day, and there are long-standing restaurants with
geishas and quaint old cafes in townhouse buildings.
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