Looking for the latest gadget, a specific camera or accessory, or just trying to get rid of your old camera? Akihabara is the place to go!

In central Tokyo, this district can be a maze for a newbie, with hundreds of electronic shops, all with the latest models of electronic devices. You'll also find many second hand stores, where gadgets can be traded or bought.

But this district doesn't survive just on electronics. Manga, figurines, card games and retro video games shops, as well as Manga Cafes and Maid Cafes are the other attractions to be discovered in Akihabara.

Akihabara, Tokyo
From October till March on Sundays the main street is closed to car traffic from 13:00 to 16:00
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