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AKIHABARA AKIBALAND TOURS

1 Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Great fun insight to quirky Tokyo

Excellent tour, my son Max (23) and I were the only people on tour with guide Lisa. A private tour... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Steve_in_manila
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Sydney, Australia
Fantastic value, intensive & informative, great fun

Very easy to book, great service by Akibaland Tours. Guide (nickname Sarah) spoke very good... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Ludo B
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Follow your own personal maid guide as she takes you deep into the heart of Akihabara, to places tourists don't usually get to go...She will take you to the centre of the anime and manga culture which began in Akihabara. You'll also have a unique experience at a real Japanese maid cafe!On this two and a half hour walking tour, your guide will provide an unforgettable experience of all things Akihabara that you won’t be able to find in the guidebooks.We have guides fluent in English, Japanese and Mandarin - ask them anything about Akihabara, Tokyo, or Japan in general.We're looking forward to seeing you in Akihabara!
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1 Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Excellent tour, my son Max (23) and I were the only people on tour with guide Lisa. A private tour then, with plenty of time to see around and act like geeks! Great Fun, highly recommended.

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AKIBALANDTOURS, Manager at AKIHABARA AKIBALAND TOURS, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much for your message and review!! And, glad evaluation Thank you :) We will endeavor to provide more good service in the future. I really appreciate you !!

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Very easy to book, great service by Akibaland Tours. Guide (nickname Sarah) spoke very good English, could answer a ton of questions, was very special to walk around with her, dressed entirely as a maid. We saw the small old electric town shops, entered secondhand...More

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AKIBALANDTOURS, Manager at AKIHABARA AKIBALAND TOURS, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you so much for your message and review!! And, glad evaluation Thank you :) We will endeavor to provide more good service in the future. I really appreciate you !!

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Very unique tour, highly recommend if you love all things geeky odd and gamey! We wished the tour was longer than it was.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

It was my first time travelling solo and very game in joining this tour, very enjoyable experience and worth recommend to others.

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We were greeted at our designated meeting place by lovely Sarah our guide and Akari our Kigurumi guide on time and our fantastic tour began. Both guide were friendly helpful and informative. We visited some great stores with Sarah giving us lots of information on...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Very interesting and informative tour.Showed us a different perspective of Tokyo and how quirky Japanese people could be.Maid cafe was the highlight of the tour.Highly recommend this tour if you want to see a different side to Japan.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Went on this tour July 2016 with my husband and our 2 sons, ages 13 and 15 at the time. Cocco, our guide, was very friendly and informative about everything from collectible dolls and intricate costumes to video games, manga/anime, and 2-D boyfriends. The highlight...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This is our first time visiting Japan and very first tour of our trip. Lisa was our assigned guide. She is very friendly and easy to talk to. She gave a good introduction and orientation of Akihabara, else we wouldn't know where to go. Walking...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Our guide - Sarah - was very knowledgeable, friendly, and answered all our questions. The tour accommodated our slightly slower pace due to walking with a cane. We had a great time at the maid cafe - it was much more fun than originally expected....More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

My tour with Koko san in Akihabara is of much more fun than I ever expected. She is cute, easy-going, and thoughtful girl. She took me to most of the famous places in Akihabara including the biggest maid cafe, local shirne and many comic stores....More

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Nearby
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
...More
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Lauren J
26 February 2017|
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Thank you for your inquiry.( and, e-mail ) Our tour is active!! Our guests don't so much use Tripadvisor and there are not few posts. I am very sorry for making you worried. I'll send you reply an email later. Sincerely,
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gracie121
3 September 2016|
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Response from AKIBALANDTOURS | Property representative |
We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience due to trouble of the system down. Yes, We can arrange the tour on Mon. Sep. 26th at 3pm. Also received email from you. I will contact the details by e-mail !
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28 April 2016|
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I had no problems signing up on their website. There will be a schedule of tours available as well. They also respond quite promptly to any queries - I had a few questions about the best way of getting to the meet-up point... More
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