Akihabara, or Akiba in slang, is 's "Electric Town" on the eastern side of the central 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.
Photo: Jmho, CC0. Photo: Mozaic334, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a concrete single arch bridge across the in . Photo: 妖精書士, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
is a railway station in Taito, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company. Photo: Ianb, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Kuha455405, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shopping center
The , Akihabara Radio Hall is a commercial building in and is one of the most well-known landmarks in the Akihabara district. Photo: Yuukokusya, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

If you want to get a feel for old , in the district is a good place to start. Photo: z tanuki, CC BY 3.0.

Ward is the center of and in many ways the center of all . Photo: Fg2, Public domain.

is a district of , . It consists of 1-chōme and 2-chōme. Photo: Miyuki Meinaka, CC BY-SA 3.0.


35.7019° or 35° 42' 6.8" north
139.7744° or 139° 46' 27.7" east
Open Location Code
14 metres (46 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4881037222
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: أكيهابارا
  • Arabic: اكيهابارا
  • Azerbaijani: Akihabara
  • Basque: Akihabara
  • Bulgarian: Акихабара
  • Catalan: Akihabara
  • Chinese: AKB
  • Chinese: 秋叶原
  • Chinese: 秋葉原
  • Czech: Akihabara
  • Dutch: Akihabara
  • Egyptian Arabic: اكيهابارا
  • Esperanto: Akihabara
  • Estonian: Akihabara
  • Finnish: Akihabara
  • French: Akihabara
  • German: Akibahara
  • German: Akihabara
  • Hebrew: אקיהברה
  • Hungarian: Akihabara
  • Indonesian: Akihabara
  • Italian: Akihabara
  • Japanese: あきはばら
  • Japanese: あきば
  • Japanese: アキハバラ
  • Japanese: 秋葉原
  • Japanese: 秋葉原電気街
  • Korean: 아키바
  • Korean: 아키하바라
  • Literary Chinese: 秋叶原
  • Literary Chinese: 秋葉原
  • Lithuanian: Akihabara
  • Macedonian: Акихабара
  • Malay: Akihabara
  • Persian: آکیهابارا
  • Persian: اکیهابارا
  • Polish: Akihabara
  • Polish: Elektryczne Miasto Akihabara
  • Portuguese: Akihabara
  • Portuguese: Tóquio/Akihabara
  • Russian: Акибахара
  • Russian: Акихабара
  • Spanish: Akiba
  • Spanish: Akihabara
  • Spanish: 秋葉原
  • Swedish: Akihabara
  • Thai: อะกิฮะบะระ
  • Thai: อากิฮาบาระ
  • Turkish: Akihabara
  • Ukrainian: Акіхабара
  • Vietnamese: Akihabara
  • Wu Chinese: 秋叶原
  • Wu Chinese: 秋葉原
  • Yue Chinese: 秋葉原

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