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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.
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Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fun place with lots of shops to look at and lots of electric shops thus it’s called electric town! Struggled to find a variety of food to select from but if you are happy with KFC or pork based dishes then you will not have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shiba12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here spontaneously and found it very interesting. It’s only worth an afternoon, and is full of different shops and restaurants. It’s easy to access on the train and is bustling with tourists. It is a must see, but only worth a half day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephaniewalden1992
Reviewed 3 days ago

Where else does an "Otaku" go! (Although i'd recommend not using that word in discussion with older people from japan!) This place is heaven for anyone in search of memorabilia, Manga, anime, original arcade games, tiny computer repair shops (what started Akiba), Cosplay, hobby shops...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RD_Global_Wanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a long walk and shopping. After shoolpping,I was so tried.So I was looking for relax .So I had found Thai massage and spa near shopping mall . Kkng Sukhothai has a thai massage and spa course. I had choose Thai massage and stone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ladawanu1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This area is very interesting. There are tons of people everywhere. Little electronic shops and anime shops on every corner. Japanese girls dressed as "sexy maids" trying to entice people to visit their cafes. Mario cart races happening in the street. I even saw a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't say I was a hardcore anime/ manga fan but im pretty well acquainted. Let me tell you guys from the start Akihabara (like many of the reviews have mentioned already) is very underwhelming. Dont expect to be walking away with shopping bags of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 409duyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun to see and the road was closed on Sunday which makes it easy to navigate. Downside is there is a ton of shops with multiple levels, but nothing too special compared to Amazon. I would recommend visiting to see, but not doing much else.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 17JajaB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is this Yodobashi-Akiba shop which sells practically everything. For game lovers, especially nintendo, ps etc, there is one corner just for you! Accessible via exit 3 of akihabara tokyo metro stn. Also accessible via JR station on top of other stations. On google map,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank naihpos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good look around this area and found lots of places to visit. We also spent lots of money as you do. The train station is crazy busy but plenty of signs get you to were you want to be

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AngeChris2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always nice to come here and go in all or at last few show where they smell all about mango and anime. There are many souvenir show. And if you go to SEGA building you can play to many videogames and try the experience of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
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July 6, 2018|
Response from kurokiji | Reviewed this property |
Haha,!That just like AKIHABARA. Visit us again,please.
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Both but if you have to choose go at night, stores are usually open until late.