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Akihabara

Address: Sotokanda, Tokyo Prefecture 101-0021, Japan
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Ranked #43 of 766 Attractions in Tokyo
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: Every electronic gadget imaginable can be found in the stores of this hi-tech, neon-lit neighborhood. The Sony Plaza is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the district.
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

A very eye-opening place for gadget lovers like me. I can find gadget at lower price.. you can find everything here.

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Teresina, PI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

You need to save some time to go there while in Tokyo. Seriously. Everything you can imagine, you will find there. I decided to post a review here because before I go, I read on many brazilian blogs what big stores were nice, and had good pricing, etc.. My surprise when I arrived there, was that it is the exact... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Went during the day but would be interesting at night. Heaps of arcades and shops selling comics and electronic components. Can see it all in 2 hours easily

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Everything electronic available. From old school arcade buttons in bulk to crazy videos of animals fighting. Maid cafées and costumé shops. Akihabara is electric city and recommended to anyone interested in electronics, games, animé and oddities.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a must go place for all the Anime lovers and Gamers. Visit in the evening to enjoy the lights.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The streets are packed with electrics, game, toys centers with very reasonable price. I love the fact that the same product doesn't vary its price in different stores. Thus, you won't have to be so careful of the price as it is guaranteed. I don't have any complaints on the quality either. Love everything.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We've been to a number of places with large electronic stores in Tokyo (Ikebukuru, Shinjuku etc) but Akihabara definitely has the best Yodobashi store in the vicinity. Not only is the store directly opposite the subway exit, it also has all the departments of Yodobashi in the one place. You literally could spend (and we did spend) several hours going... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Like: A lot of choices to find your favorite figurines/characters Dislike: Overcrowded in some places

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

While visiting some friends in Tokyo, I took a guided tour of Akihabara through Tokyo Way. I had been to Akihabara once before, but I simply wondered around on my own. That time, I thought Akihabara was kind of neat, but it didn't impress me that much. However, with a knowledgeable guide, Akihabara is amazing! So much interesting history and... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This eclectic neighborhood of anime shops and arcades can keep you busy for hours. Good food as well, as long as you avoid the maid cafés.

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