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360-degree Virtual Reality Videos Launched to Experience Charms of Tokyo and Ehime Prefecture

February 9, 2018 Destination North Asia No Comments Email Email

In an effort to encourage individual foreign travelers in Tokyo to venture on to the Chugoku and Shikoku regions with little stress, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has mapped out sightseeing routes originating from Tokyo and is promoting public relations featuring the diverse characteristics of these destinations in western Japan.It is pleased to announce the launch of 360-degree virtual reality videos, which provide immersive experiences, as an initiative to further strengthen the information dissemination of “CHUGOKU+SHIKOKU x TOKYO,” a website that introduces recommended tourist routes.

360-degree VR videos:
“360-degree CHUGOKU+SHIKOKU x TOKYO” is a project to introduce the charms of Tokyo and the regions of Chugoku and Shikoku as a combination of must-see wonders.

This edition consists of the “Relax/EHIME” and “Cycling/EHIME” segments.
– Relax/EHIME: Public Baths (Tokyo) / Dogo Onsen hot spring resort (Ehime)
– Cycling/EHIME: Central Tokyo (Tokyo) / Shimanami Kaido route above sea

URL: http://www.chushikokuandtokyo.org/virtualtour/

Recommended tourist route:
Asakusa is one of the best sightseeing areas in Tokyo. After experiencing Tokyo’s traditional culture, take a trip to Dogo Onsen, the oldest Japanese hot spring resort, and stroll around the area. The atmosphere created for you to feel as if taking you back to the Japanese good old days. Refresh your mind and body through the traditions of old Japan that are still alive in their lifestyle.

URL: http://www.chushikokuandtokyo.org/route_17/

The website presenting the diverse charms of Tokyo and the regions of Chugoku and Shikoku to audiences worldwide: http://www.chushikokuandtokyo.org/

The website presenting tourism information about different regions of Japan to audiences worldwide: http://www.tourism-alljapanandtokyo.org/?lang=en

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