JAPONISME is a tour service that provides virtual tours in Japan. A virtual tour is the simulation of an existing location with the help of sequential videos or still images. People can access it from anywhere in the world and enjoy exciting online experiences.
To have you truly experience Japan.
No matter if you join from far away or if we meet in person, we want your experience in Japan to be like no other that is authentic and will touch your heart.
About JAPONISME virtual tours
JAPONISME is a tour brand that will define people’s impressions of Japan by creating memorable experiences based on authenticity. Participants can join online tours from anywhere in the world. The brand offers multiple online journeys in Japan.
The English-conducted tours aren’t limited to experienced international travel bugs. The tours open to anyone who may have had to give up their dreams of exploring Japan due to the pandemic. Besides, it is available for those who have health risks that prevent trips with long flights, parents with young kids. Also, those who simply couldn’t take time off work can enjoy the innovative way of traveling while in the comfort of your couch or bed.
Tour guide profile
M&Company Representative Director, Mika Shiraishi, created JAPONISME to provide online guided tours. She wanted to convey unique experiences for foreign travelers with various reasons preventing them from visiting Japan.
As a professional government-licensed tour guide, Mika has guided more than 2,000 people from around the world. Her style of illustrating points is interactive and based on comparison with the background of her guests’ countries. So that they can enrich their lives through a meaningful travel experience. She has excellent reviews on her clear and unique explanations. In addition, she provides all the answers to your questions about Japan.
Mika said “With these thoughts as our principle, we’ve named our tours “Japonisme.” Be inspired by Japanese culture just as ancient Western artists, such as Van Gogh or Monet, had in the past. We aim to cultivate a tour brand that will bring new values to your life.”
Virtual tours exploring beauty of Japan
Japan Art Trip – Ukiyo-e –
A tour approaches the history of ukiyo-e. Ukiyo-e is a form of art that triggered the Japonisme movement across Europe during the late 1800s. Ukiyo-e depicts the everyday life of the people, prominent Kabuki actors, and famous landscapes. This tour goes far beyond a visit to a museum. It provides comprehensive visual guides on how to understand the content of ukiyo-e. Join this exciting virtual tour where you will travel to the past and discover the beautiful world of ukiyo-e!
Virtual Tour Japan – Takayama –
A virtual tour of Hida, Takayama will make you feel as if you’re walking its streets. Known as “Little Kyoto,” the historic city of Takayama is full of authentic culture and fascinating sites. The city will capture your attention, including the Takayama Festivals, Miyagawa Morning Market, Old Town, and more. There are spectacular sights that are limited to this virtual tour where you can enjoy the seasonal events that happen throughout the year, all at once. Join this guided virtual tour to experience the best of Hida, Takayama.
Virtual Tour Japan -Kyoto-
Kyoto is the old capital of Japan. It always attracts people because of its rich history and culture.
There are so many things in this city to please your eyes, such as beautiful shrines, temples, Geisha culture, etc. The tour guides you the meaning behind them and the Japanese way of living on this tour.
JAPONISME provides a trip for you to feel and understand the true value of a local area. This experience used to be limited to those who could physically come to Japan. Now, anyone from around the world can join us through a virtual tour.