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


2017/10/12 16:00

TOKYO, Oct. 12, 2017 /Kyodo JBN/ --

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

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

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:


Visitors can get a feel for the future by experiencing high technology in Tokyo, and vicariously experience history and culture through the “Samurai City” of Aizu.


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:



Tsuruga-jo Castle

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Ouchi Juku post station that prospered in Edo Period

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Strolling in Kitakata

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Shiramizu Amidado temple

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Art facility in Tokyo’s Roppongi district

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National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, popularly known as “Miraikan”

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“Shimbashi Corridor Gai” under elevated railway bridge

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