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December 14, 2018 -Friday

 
  360-DEGREE VIRTUAL REALITY VIDEOS LAUNCHED TO EXPERIENCE CHARMS OF TOKYO AND TOTTORI PREFECTURE

Monday 19/02/2018



AsiaNet 72344 

TOKYO, Feb. 19, 2018 /Kyodo JBN/ --

 
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 "Fly/TOTTORI" and "High/TOTTORI" segments.
- Fly/TOTTORI: YOMIURI LAND (Tokyo) / Tottori Sand Dunes (Tottori)
- High/TOTTORI: Tokyo Skytree (Tokyo) / Sanbutsu-ji Temple on Mount Mitoku (Tottori)

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

Recommended tourist route:
SAND & BUILT-UP After gazing upon the sprawling skyscrapers of Tokyo from the observation floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku, have some fun with sand dune art and activities in Tottori Prefecture, home of the largest sand dunes in Japan which can be visited by tourists. There is still much of Japan that you have yet to discover.

URL: http://www.chushikokuandtokyo.org/route_11/

(Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201802050614/?images)

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

SOURCE: Tokyo Metropolitan Government

--BERNAMA  

 
 
 

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