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Kanda and Ochanomizu

Kanda and OchanomizuKanda, Ochanomizu and Akihabara area map Kanda area is wide, and it contains not only the area around JR Kanda station but also Ochanomizu and Akihabara stations.
So in this area, there are many towns bearing the name "Kanda".

Around Ochanomizu station there are a lot of unversities, collages and other schools, then here is a students' quarter.
So this area has the streets for student's life.

Along the downhill "Meidai Street" from Ochanomizu station, there are many musical instruments shops.
There are more than 30 shops, and the scale is so large as not to be seen even in the world.

Then when we reach "Yasukuni Street" after 500-meter walk, we can see many book shops along the street.
There are about 200 book shops, and more than half of them are antiquarian bookshops.
There are some sporting goods shops near here.

In this area, there are the following spots. See each page.
- Nikorai-do cathedral
- Yushima Seido temple
- Kanda Myojin shrine

How to get to here

By JR

Get off at Ochanomizu station on Chuo and Sobu Lines.

By subway

  • Ochanomizu station (North of JR station) : Marunouchi Line.
  • Shin-Ochanomizu station (Near Nikorai-do) : Chiyoda Line.
  • Jinbocho station (Near old books street) : Hanzomon, Mita, Shinjuku Lines.



Kanda River and JR Ochanomizu station
In front of Ochanomizu station
An instrument shop in Ochanomizu
Old book shop street in Kanda
An old book shop in Kanda


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