A Short Tour Of Akihabara, With Some History

Akihabara News is posting short videos of the Yamanote line station chimes along with short video tours of the Neighborhoods.

I’m doing a larger post of the stations, but it’s likely that doing all the stations will take some time and the people at Akihabara New provided this great link about the history of Akihabara.

What does Akihabara mean?

I didn’t know that there was an elevated freight station at Akihabara.

Here’s my main Akihabara post.

https://theartsmechanical.wordpress.com/2016/01/20/akihabara/

 

Update: more history.

http://tokyoscum.blogspot.com/2011/11/history-of-akihabara-part-1_24.html

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