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Akihabara

Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 80-3604-3373
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“video games” (120 reviews)
“maid cafe” (103 reviews)
LOCATION
Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
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+81 80-3604-3373
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Step out of the Akihabara station and you're there, the electronics mecca of Tokyo. Blocks and blocks of everything in electronic entertainment. Being an oldtime gamer, I loved the Super Potato store that has several floors filled with every videogame system, and cartridges, made through...More

Thank tehmann
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I recommend this place if you like anime. I went to a maid cafe(home maid), and it was really fun! It was a little pricey, but it was really cool! I got pictures and a cute matcha tea. The maid drew a cat on mine....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Initially when I exit from the station. The hype level for me wasn't that fantastic as there are bunch of high rise building and I couldn't Japanese. Thus my initial 30 minutes was just bunch of walking around here and there. It was until I...More

Thank EvarionZ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This district houses the biggest electronics shopping center in Tokyo. Multi-story building selling every electronic gadget you can find. The prices may not be the best but the selection is amazing. I believe the area is in an older part of Tokyo as there's mainly...More

Thank solaris_pete
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like people watching or electronics then you must go visit! There's so many electronics shops so a fun place to visit.

Thank RibbitBoy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Akihabara is one of those Tokyo neighborhoods that every traveler must see at least once. From the lights, and sounds to 8 story - everything electronic stores and on and on. Akihabara is a paradise for photo buffs and video gamers, but it’s equally appealing...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, this location near with station akihabara and atre mall. just walk out to exit atre mall and akihabara radiokaikan beside atre building

Thank Rizky P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice if you really like anime/games otherwise it's kind of exhausting with all the sounds/lights etc. If you're not really into anime and (video)games, I would visit other places in Tokyo first then stop by akihabara real quick.

Thank Nazami1990
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are into anime or video games you will have the time of your life in here. I went into a couple of arcades and had so much fun, they have every single.video game all the way from first mario bros world to the...More

1  Thank Carlos D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I come to Akihabara, I cannot help but feel like I’m in my twenties again. The youthfulness is the place slams right in your face, whether you like it or not. Yes, some stores have become bad tourist traps, but majority of the stores...More

Thank Gerald C
Nearby
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
...More
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Meghan S
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Agnes G | Reviewed this property |
Believe they are open until 10 pm. The restaurants on the upper floor are open until 11 pm. Have fun!
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Shannon B
April 15, 2017|
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Response from indyemmett | Reviewed this property |
More than you'd expect. In my opinion you should still learn some key phrases or listen to audio books to understand the language. I spent about 6 months listening to audiobooks while commuting to work or doing chores... More
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