Nippon Budokan

Japan's Holy Ground for Martial Arts and Music

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Event hall

Built to stage judo events at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, Budokan was established to popularize Japanese martial arts.
Characterized by its octagonal shape and onion-domed decoration of the roof, this building was designed to represent Japan's traditions and Buddhism.
Nowadays, it is used for a variety of events, not just martial arts. All kinds of musical competitions, graduations and corporate events are held here, too. Since it is especially well-known as Japan's mecca for live musical performances by rock bands or pop idols, many musicians long to play on stage here.

Highlights

  • This building features a unique design based on Japan's traditions.
  • A variety of events are held at this mecca of martial arts and music.

Photos

  • The Exterior View
  • The Unique Design of the Roof

Reviews

  • 小薇薇

    賽事演出活動的好地方
    館內既有武術比賽,又時不時會舉行活動。音響效果也會很棒,它坐落在一個絢麗的公園裡。

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Details

Postal Code
102-8321
Address
2-3 Kitanomaru-Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03‐3216‐5100
Admission
Depends on the event being held
Closed
Depends on the event being held
Hours
Depends on the event being held
Access
(1) About 5 minutes on foot from Kudanshita Station on the Tokyo Metro Tozai or Hanzomon Lines
(2) About 5 minutes on foot from Kudanshita Station on the Toei Shinjuku Line
Official Website
Official Website (English)