Anime Mecca Akihabara is also a mecca for ramen. (In cooperation with Tokyo Monorail – Akihabara)

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Tokyo Monorail, connecting “the sky entrance of Tokyo” Haneda Airport and Central Tokyo. Through this site, it`s been our pleasure to introduce you to a number of the must-see spots surrounding the Tokyo Monorail stations. Now we are excited to introduce you to some of the wonders which await you just one short transfer away from the Tokyo Monorail.

Hamamatsucho station, the final stop on the Tokyo monorail, is a convenient place to transfer trains. JR Yamanote line, JR Keihin-Tohoku line, Toei Oedo line, and Toei Asakusa line all make stops at this station. With one transfer you can reach a number of hub stations in Tokyo. This time we are focusing on Akihabara which can be accessed from JR Yamanote and JR Keihin-Tohoku lines.

Akihabara, the worlds best known electronics town and the Mecca of Anime culture.

But this time we want to introduce you to the gourmet side of Akihabara. Since people visit from all over the world, Akihabara has a large selection of restaurants to please many palettes.
Ramen restaurants are especially competitive. You can find many good ramen shops in Akihabara. From here we want to introduce our editors choice.

【Ramen Tsumugi】

Hidden away in the basement of a building, it`s a bit of a ramen lover`s retreat. The noodles they use are made from rare Udon flour which is grown in Kagawa prefecture. Everyday the dough is hand kneaded in the shop. The chewy texture of the noodles is so addictive. They make the soup by stewing a whole chicken including cartilage and bones. This gives the ramen a light taste which does not over power the flavour of the noodle itself.

Address:Dai 3 Higashi Building B1F , 1 , Kanda Hirakawa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours:11:30-14:15/18:00-20:00 *Saturday11:30-15:00
Closed:Sundays and holidays

In addition to this shop Akihabara has so many great ramen shops! Why not visit Akihabara to enjoy the great food as well.