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.
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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.

is a railway station in 's ward. Photo: Brancacube, CC BY 3.0.

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Metro station
Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line in , Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. Photo: LERK, CC BY 2.5.

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.

Tachō, officially Kanda-Tachō, is a district of , , .


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