Akihabara Radio Center is a unique experience. The two-story building is occupied by numerous independent vendors selling electronics and other goods. You wouldn’t know it, but these merchants are carrying on a tradition that’s been going on since the postwar era. After World War Two
, engineers who found themselves unemployed gathered here to buy and sell electronic parts. The second floor is the place to go to buy antique gadgets, although it’s not your typical shopping experience – you’ll need to call the number on the consignment locker if you want to make a purchase.