Akihabara • To-Do List
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This is Tokyos "must-visit" neighbourhood found right at the centre of Japan's capital.
Here's a KANGA TO-DO LIST that will ensure you make the most of your trip and explore!
Tech out at Chuo Dori•
This is Akihabara's main street and has been nicknamed "Electric Town/City." This is because of all the shops on the street that sell electronics, the latest gadgets and technology. This is also the main hub for Otaku Culture.
Get Into Otaku Culture•
Otaku is Japanese for someone who is passionate or obsessed with Pop Culture of some regard.
At Akihabara, you can find innumerable stores that specialise in anime figurine and character goods and supplies.
Find the best in Otaku culture here as it is one of the top entertainment and retail districts in all of Tokyo!
Eat some Taiyaki•
Taiyaki is a popular street snack. They are shaped like the Pokemon character Magikarp.
Taiyaki are essentially fish shaped cakes that are often filled with a bean paste, custard or ice cream.
Go! Go! Curry•
Get the best curry in Tokyo at this restaurant. The most fascinating thing about getting curry here? You do not have to wait! You literally get your order in seconds.
Gashapon It On•
Forget snacks or fizzy drinks. Visit one of these vending machines where toys are dispensed instead. It has grown to become a phenomenon in Japan.
As if there aren't enough options for tech gadgets in Akihabara! Check out the only electronic mega store in the area.
Pablo Oh Pablo!•
It's simple. For the best cheese tarts, hit up Pablo! You're welcome!
The most interesting cafés would be Gundam Café and AKB48 Café & Shop. Why not visit both? They each have totally different themes & experiences and are situated side by side of each other. Café hop from one to the other!
Excited about Tokyo yet? We thought so!