Jinbocho is book town in the same meaning as Akihabara is called electric town. There are about 200 bookshops, including more than 130 second hand booksellers、and over thirty book dealers in a small area in central Tokyo.
The book shops are set up in the south side of the street to protect books from the sun light.
There are various kinds of bookshops.
Many shops specialize in books of some specific fields.
Ohya-shobo(left) sells books and maps published in Tokugawa era.
Books piled up in front of the shops are inexpensive ones.
Kitazawa(right) is one of the biggest book stores selling foreign language books.
There are some classic fashioned cafe in the side street.
You can take a pleasure to read your book you have just bought sipping coffee in the cafe.
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