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"Akihabara." Akihabara Tip by Sharrie

Akihabara, Tokyo: 46 reviews and 90 photos


<BR><b>FRESH GEARS:</b> <Font face='papyrus', color='006699'><b>AKIHABARA</b></font> - Electronic town of Tokyo. All latest inventions & gadgets can be found here. For all those tech-savvy net heads.
<BR><b>ROBOT (<i>ROBOTTO</i>):</b> This is perhaps the hottest item today. Check out for the latest 'life-companion' :)
<BR>An entire street of discount electrical and electronics shops, was told about 1000 of them, selling the latest gadgets that no guys can afford to miss in this new high-tech society. Window shopping alone can fill up the whole day as the range of products one can find here is mind-boggling. Laox is a good department store to look for export models since most of the shops cater for the domestic market. (Voltage in Japan is similar to North America but differs from Europe & Asia, so check carefully!)

<BR>For clothing - try Ikebukuro & Shinjuku.

Address: Chiyoda-ku
Directions: <BR>All the locations are accessible by trains or subways in Tokyo. Take the Electric Town exit of Akihabara Station. There's so much to see and shop in every shop, so, do not try to cover more than o
Phone: +81 80-3604-3373

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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