Akihabara is Tokyo's "Electric Town", located on the eastern side of the central Chiyoda ward. The area houses thousands of shops selling every technological gadget you can imagine, from computers to gaming consoles and vacuums to DVDs, at reasonable prices. The top local attractions are Kanda Myojin Shrine (神田明神) and Janis (ジャニス (Janis) 本店). Recommended hotels include Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo in Chiyoda-ku and Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo in Tokyo.
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千代田区丸の内1−8−3 丸の内トラストタワー本館
+81 3-6739-7888
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2 Chome-1−1 Nihonbashimuromachi, Chuo
+81 3-3270-8800
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4 Chome-12−5 Sotokanda, Chiyoda
+81 3-5295-0012
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1 Chome-1−16 Misakicho, Chiyoda
+81 3-3293-0028
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3 Chome-17−5 Higashiueno, Taito
+81 3-3834-1601
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1 Chome-7−12 Marunouchi, Chiyoda
+81 3-3211-2233
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+81 3-3217-1111
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1 Chome-1−1 Iidabashi, Chiyoda
+81 3-3264-1111
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日本橋大伝馬町14−16, Chuo
+81 3-3661-1045
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7−2−5 Ueno, Taito
+81 3-3841-3221
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Destinations nearby to Akihabara include Sotokanda, Kanda-izumichō, Kanda-awajichō and Kanda-sudachō. Landmarks in the area include Iwamotochō Eki, Suehirochō Eki, Awajichō Eki and Yushima Seidō.

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