CYCLING & WALKING 04


Edo culture, subculture, new culture and PC & electric appliances  can be found here as well as all sorts of sophisticated Japanese technology gadgets. This is Akihabara!

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1. 2k540 (Ni-kei-goyon-maru) AKI-OKA ARTISAN
/Handmade & creator’s goods shops’street

2k5408(ニーケーゴーヨンマル) AKI-OKA ARTISAN/手作り雑貨&クリエイターズ・ショップ通り
There are typical Japanese hand-made shops selling hand-made goods using sophisticated Japanese skills and techniques.
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2. 3331 ARTS CHIYODA/Gallery complex, creator’s shop & coffee shop
3331 ARTS CHIYODA/ギャラリー、カフェ,クリエイターズ・ショップ
This building(B1F-3F)was formerly a public junior high school.
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3. SOUVENIRJAPAN.COM/”Cool & funky” goods shop
スーベニールジャパン・ドットコム/外国人向けお土産
If you want very reasonable priced “cool Japan” products, this shop is a must!
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4. AKB48 THEATER/AKB48 show theater
AKB48THEATER/AKB48ライブ劇場
“AKB48” is one of the most popular pop groups in Japan.
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5. AKB48 CAFE&SHOP AKIHABARA/Coffee shop & AKB48 goods shop
AKB48 CAF E&SHOP AKIHABARA/カフェ&ショップ&映像シアター
There is a 136 inch screen theater with a buffet.
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6. TRAINIART/Railroad & train designed goods shop
トレニアート/JR直営・鉄道デザイングッズ
This shop’s name “TRAINIART” means “train plus art”.
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7. KAIYO-DO HOBBY LOBBY TOKYO/Figure shop(like a museum!)
海洋堂ホビーロビー東京/フィギュア・プラモデル専門店
Kaiyodo is the most famous figure company In Japan for its elaborate and exquisite techniques.
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8. AKIHABARA GAMERS HONTEN/Anime & Manga & Game Shop
AKIHABARAゲーマーズ本店/アニメ・マンガ・ゲーム専門店
This main store is well-known by many Japanese who love Anime, Manga and games.
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9. AKIBA-OH ZERO-GO-KANA/PC & electrical appliance and various goods shop
あきばお〜零号館/PC周辺機器&雑貨のディスカウント・ショップ

PC & electrical appliances, car goods, costumed clothing & products, magazines by amateur Manga creators, and such available for very reasonable prices! .
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10.CHICHIBU DENKI MAE/Memorial place of Oden-can
チチブデンキ前/おでん缶発祥の地

Oden is Japanese pot-au-feu, the caned Oden(¥300) is the very first symbolic food in Akihabara.
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11.KYUSHU JANGARA AKIHABARA-HONTEN/Ramen shop
九州じゃんがら秋葉原本店/ラーメン

This Ramen shop has been the most popular one in Akihabara for many years.
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12.AKIHABARA GACHA-PON-KAIKAN/Figures shop by ”Gacha-gacha” machine
秋葉原ガチャポン会館/ガチャガチャ専門店
This is a figurine shop but no shop persons here. You buy a figurine from the machine called Gacha-gacha.
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13. NEKO JALALA AKIHABARA/Special coffee shop ”Neko-café”
ねこ・JaLaLa 秋葉原店/猫カフェ

Cat lovers are the customers of “Neko-café”.
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14. KANDA MYOJIN/Shinto shrine
神田明神/神社

Kandamyojin was constructed in 730, during the Nara period.
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15. AMANO-YA/Amazake shop & Japanese confectionery
天野屋/甘酒・甘味処

It was established in1846. Japanese enjoy sweet Sake “Amazake” in the winter, and especially on New Year’s Day.
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16. YUSHIMA-SEIDOH TEMPLE/Historic spot, school was made in the Edo period
湯島聖堂/日本最古の学校の一つ

Tokugawa 5th Shogun Ietsuna ordered construction of the Yushima-Seido temple and dedicated this to Confucius with the promotion of Confucianism here in the Edo period in 1690.
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17. FROM MUKOJIMA→ASAKUSA by bicycle
自転車で向島から浅草へ