Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

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Akihabara

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Tokyo, 101-0021 Japan

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  • 6 mentions in Exploring Tokyo solo for 3 days: Where to stay and what to do?

    • Gordon T.

      Gordon T. said, "...a good idea of where to go. If you want to get out of the tourist areas, you could check out Akihabara to experience some Cosplay,Ekoda Station to get into a little more of a suburban area (I lived in this..." See More

    • Antonio S.

      Antonio S. said, "...shopping location and the rooms are great as well. Go to Tsukiji Fish Market (Tsukiji Fish Market), check out sumo, and Akihabara (Akihabara). Ganbatte!..." See More

    • Carlos L.

      Carlos L. said, "...I'll second what other have said and say that Akihabara, Tsukiji Fish Market and Shibuya are some must see places. Tsukiji is best in the early morning, when all the shipments arrive. Arrive around 6:30 am to see the fish..." See More

    • Kendrick J.

      Kendrick J. said, "...Station. Floors and floors of shopping for so many souvenirs. And usually outside street vendors have nice deals as well. In Akihabara the game store Super Potato is a very cool trip. A bowl, or several, of gyudon from the restaurant..." See More

    • Junko S.

      Junko S. said, "...Try Sensoji Temple,Shibuya 109, Akihabara and these are all in Tokyo. About a tea house,,um,,I like Kayaba Coffee(http://kayaba-coffee.com/info.html) You'd love it if you like Japanese nice and old-style houses!..." See More

    • Arsene W.

      Arsene W. said, "...kind of stuff you are into. For example, if you are into gadgets and unique Japanese anime and manga culture, the Akihabara district is for you. For shrines and temples, you would probably want to try the Asakusa district. For museums,..." See More

  • 4 mentions in What are some must-visit spots in Tokyo?

    • Melissa H.

      Melissa H. said, "...dozens of boutiques in a circular, multi-level mall-like setting. If you want to see the neon on Tokyo, a visit to Akihabara is in order. If you want to buy anything that plugs in or takes batteries, you can find it..." See More

    • Veronica B.

      Veronica B. said, "...peripherals! It's not that hard to find, really. I mean, it looks like this on the outside! Another adventurous thing is Akihabara. One of my favorite spots! For a really... unique experience, go to Calico Cat Cafe! Get a coffee,..." See More

    • Kim M.

      Kim M. said, "...market just down the hill from the Yanaka Cemetery, and it totally has a fun cat meme thing going. Then there's... Akihabara /Electric Town!! Gotta do it for the sheer spectacle...." See More

    • Katherine G.

      Katherine G. said, "...I liked the Tokyo Prince Hotel. For real splurging do the Park Hyatt Tokyo. Shinjuku for shoppingRoppongi for bars Akihabara for electronics and rapping dudes in front of storesHarajuku for shopping/people watching Definitely go to top bar at Park Hyatt, they..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best areas in Tokyo for shopping?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...so he who hesitates has lost. Below is a list of areas and places that are totally worth shopping: Marunouchi Ginza Akihabara Shinjuku Shinjuku Station Tokyo Station Harajuku Shibuya Shibuya Station Omotesando Omotesando Hills Asakusa..." See More

    • Carolann H.

      Carolann H. said, "...are looking for anime, comics, etc, then Nakano Broadway is where you want to head. For electronics, and discounted electronics, try Akihabara or, like mentioned, a Bic Camera. Many places have a Tokyo Hands, but we preferred Don Quixote's which is..." See More

    • Justin S.

      Justin S. said, "...It depends on what you're looking for. If you want electronics, it's all about Akihabara. And my musician friends could run themselves ragged at all the instruments for sale near Jimbocho..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What can I do during 3 weeks (March) in Tokyo?

    • Salma S.

      Salma S. said, "...in Tokyo, I would spend 1 week in getting to know the different neighborhoods like Asakusa Decks OdaibaYokohama Ginza Shibuya Shinjuku Akihabara Roppongi and the other week I would visit some of the great cities near by like Kamakura Nikko and..." See More

    • Toufic T.

      Toufic T. said, "...at Tokyo from above. Also ropponghi is where the party is there is the newer Tokyo Skytree but i never been. Akihabara the electric city where all the "otakus" (geeks) gadgets, and cosplay girls hang out. Shibuya where the busiest street..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Free things to do in Tokyo?

    • Carole K.

      Carole K. said, "...in the morning - you can also eat sushi afterwards (though it is not budget pricing, it is worth the experience) Akihabara a neighborhood called Electric City, the "Time Square" of Tokyo for electronics and mangas: a lot of fun at..." See More

    • Rebecca W.

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      Rebecca W. said, "...and some shrines. Harajuku is just a fantastic place to people watch and explore some of the quirky shops in Tokyo. Akihabara is where you'll find a huge 6 floor pachinko parlour and the world's largest sex shop... finally, head to..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best places to visit and stay in Japan?

    • Shida S.

      Shida S. said, "...trip to experience an old Japan or go to Asakusa to do the same. For manga sub-culture, you can go to Akihabara, for fashion, Ginza , Harajuku or Shibuya . Tokyo is full of high-end hotels. Not sure if it's..." See More

    • Luciana M.

      Luciana M. said, "...a Sunday to see all the teens wearing their crazy cosplay outfits), Omotesandō , the above neighborhoods, the Imperial Palace gardens, Akihabara, Ueno Park , Roppongi Hills , Asakusa (to see the Sensoji Temple ) for the first 3 days,..." See More

  • 1 mention in 2 weeks in Japan- what areas can't be missed?

    • Justin S.

      Justin S. said, "...Aside from that, you could spend weeks in Tokyo alone. If I'd been myself, I'd probably still be wandering around in Akihabara gawking at all the electronic stuff waiting to be put together!..." See More

  • 1 mention in One thing you always have to do while in Tokyo?

    • Rebecca W.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Rebecca W. said, "...working round Harajuku as its a really quirky part of Japan. I would also recommend going to the famous Shibuya crossing. Akihabara is also worth going to as it hosts the biggest electronic store in the world, and also the biggest..." See More

  • 1 mention in Layover in Tokyo. What is the first thing I should do?

    • Justin S.

      Justin S. said, "...you a good two hours to get from Narita Airport to anyplace fun in Tokyo. I'd say get as close to Akihabara as you can and just walk around. There is no place on earth crammed with as much wondrous stuff..." See More

  • 1 mention in Japan itinerary help

    • Lauren K.

      Lauren K. said, "...find good succession on my website BestLivingJapan.com Days 1-2 Tokyo - Asakusa (Temple), Ryogoku (Edo Musuem) & Kappabashi Shopping (Kitchen Town), Akihabara (electric town) but also stop at Artisan centre and walk to maach ecute 神田万世橋 N3331, then Harajuku & Omotesando..." See More

  • 1 mention in Short Layover in Tokyo

    • douglas m.

      douglas m. said, "...Station name is a bit tricky as you are particularly interested in going to Harajuku Station (Takeshita Dori), Shibuya Station, and Akihabara for the manga/anime/arcades! I think you could do it on your own as long as you keep an eye..." See More

  • 1 mention in Recommended itinerary / must sees in Japan and Tokyo?

    • Patricia P.

      Patricia P. said, "...a taste of old Japan. If you're going to be staying within much of Tokyo itself, check out Sensoji Temple and Akihabara. If you want to rest after much walking, visit Shinjuku and Shibuya for some fun people watching. Don't..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to see and do on the cheap

    • Eric K.

      Eric K. said, "...the middle of the night. Walk around the Tokyo Imperial Palace, wander through different neighborhoods like Harajuku, Ginza , Shibuya and Akihabara, check out the many shrines, temples and parks such as Meiji Shrine, and eat ramen and other street..." See More

  • 1 mention in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • Tera C.

      Tera C. said, "... Akihabara in Tokyo, Japan. An assault to the senses like many parts of Tokyo, but if you're looking for gadgets of all types this is where you go. While I'm at it, I'm throwing in the UFO catchers in all of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Japan: where can I buy a cute cosplay/animal costume for my 2yo baby?

    • Aleks Z.

      Aleks Z. said, "...Go to Akihabara in Tokyo, that's anime central. You've got tons of outfits, anime figurines, manga, gift items etc. Definitely tons and tons of stuff to see and potentially... buy (oh lawd, watch your wallet though and don't overspend!).Otherwise check out..." See More

  • 1 mention in Affordable hotels in Toyko

    • Christina A.

      Christina A. said, "...you might visit the Tsukiji Fish Market - it's on the same general side as the fish market, as well as Akihabara, Asakusa , Tokyo Sky Tree and Ginza . Takes about 30 minutes to the Tsukiji Fish Market, very..." See More

  • 1 mention in 5 days in Tokyo, what to do/see

    • Lexim M.

      Lexim M. said, "...stop along the towns on route until maybe Kichijoji (not much interesting after that IMHO). While in that area, instead of Akihabara, check out the more real Manadrake at Nakano (Google it), there are lots of other weird, ridiculous shops..." See More

  • 1 mention in Layover in Tokyo, what to do with a short period of time

    • Laura W.

      Laura W. said, "...hotel in Shinjuku because there you have direct acces from/to the airport with the Narita Express, and on saturday I'd visit Akihabara, Ginza, Marunouchi, Shibuya, Omotesando. It seems a lot but the touristy part of the city is not so..." See More

  • 1 mention in Packing tips for traveler on the move in Japan?

    • Vicki W.

      Vicki W. said, "...with a stick who pushes people in.... My favorite store was Shibuya 109 and the electronics part of town is great Akihabara..." See More

  • 1 mention in Travel itinerary suggestions for Japan?

    • Cody S.

      Cody S. said, "...breads that are sold nearby. Amazing area for shopping too. World Second tallest tower Asakusa tower is walking distance from here.4. Akihabara All new electronic stuff , manga life, maid cafes and various other adventures present here. I was one of..." See More