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Akihabara, Chiyoda

(3.9/5 based on 2,800+ reviews on the web)
Tokyo's hub for all things hi-tech, Akihabara serves as a haven for gamers, computer enthusiasts, and in recent times, fans of anime and manga. This "Electric Town" is the place to go when shopping for electronic devices, gadgets, and computer-related items. Roaming the streets of the lively neighborhood, you'll come across countless electronics stores, game shops, and internet cafes, but also a variety of anime distributors and maid cafes, cosplay establishments employing waitresses dressed up as French maids. Using our custom trip planner, Tokyo attractions like Akihabara can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • the place is exactly equal to what we see in the movies... people everywhere... the most admirable is that all are very orderly and respectful. many shops open until very late... restaurants on all sides with many guests (it is best book in advance).
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  • Whether you're a fan of the manga culture, this neighborhood is worth a visit, not for its illuminated façades. We take full eyes, we no longer know where to look. For the otaku, this neighborhood is a place of pilgrimage.
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  • Its not as good there are still a few good corners to see some interesting technology and innovation Japanese stile. The Big Yodobashi Camera store is nice but the rest sold out to chinese crowds and ...  more »