The Heiankyo Overlay Map Allows for a Cross Era View of Kyoto

By: Misel Saban - Jan 8, 2016
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The Heiankyo Overlay Map provides consumers with a trans-historical visit to the Japanese city of Kyoto with a digital town map that allows users to visit the area as it once looked back in the past. This is an innovative experience for modern day consumers looking to undergo a trip to the area as once possible decades ago.

Kyoto is known for its upholding of its history, making the Heiankyo Overlay Map an ideal extension for tourists to the area to experience. The map was put together by Ritsumeikan University. Users can navigate the man using the Google Map data collected on the area. Using a slider at the corner of the webpage, consumers can transition the map to move from modern day to the Heian area -- over a hundred years ago.