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Akihabara, Chiyoda

3.9
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. With our online itinerary creator, Tokyo attractions like Akihabara can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Akihabara is especially appealing to those who like it loud and colorful. Lots of slot machines, figures made of anime and manga. Also for adults there are many corners with entertainment on mostly upper floors. However, we often had problems with the mobile phone Navi and if you are on the subway you have to find them first, because they have a different station than trains. With a small map of the info, however, the problem is quickly solved.
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  • Six years ago I visited with my Otaku-ish teenager, and she was in heaven. This trip, husband and I walked around and enjoyed the views and window shopping. Others will tell you where to go, but it's ...  more »
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