Tokyo to Invite Bloggers, Journalists to Travel on Recommended Routes to Enjoy Contrast between...


2017/10/13 14:00

TOKYO, Oct. 13, 2017 /Kyodo JBN/ --

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Tokyo to Invite Bloggers, Journalists to Travel on Recommended Routes to Enjoy Contrast between Tokyo, Yamagata

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is developing sightseeing routes from Tokyo to various tourist attractions in the Tohoku region to publicize diverse allures in these two regions and encourage individual foreign tourists visiting Tokyo to travel further to Tohoku.

In this connection, the Metropolitan Government has added new sightseeing routes from Tokyo to the Tohoku region recommended on its “TOHOKU x TOKYO” website.

The Metropolitan Government will invite journalists with overseas media outlets and influential popular bloggers specializing in travel to journey on these routes and write from the viewpoint of foreigners about what they see en route as well as at tourist attractions they visit during their trip.

Recommended routes:


This route introduces a wondrous pilgrimage journey that transports visitors to Tokyo’s shitamachi (traditional downtown) culture, which is overflowing with human warmth, as well as to Shonai (northern Yamagata) traditional culture, together with faith and food.


TOHOKU x TOKYO -- a website that sends out information on various attractions in both Tokyo and Tohoku to the world:

Tourism of ALL JAPAN -- a website that sends out information on tourism across Japan to the world:



Somaro (Maiko Teahouse, Hina Doll Gallery)

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Picking fruit

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Atsumi hot spring area

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Five-story pagoda on Mount Haguro

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Hatonomori Hachiman Shrine

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Kanda Myojin Shrine

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Antiquarian bookstore area in Tokyo’s Jimbocho district

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