Himeji City has teamed up with ROUVY, the augmented reality platform, to host an open virtual cycling race around the World Heritage Site in Himeji. To support World Heritage Himeji Castlemarathon, the race will take place on November 7th.
It starts from the World Heritage Himeji Castle. It passes through Sakuramonbashi, Otemon, and the Sannomaru Square, and heads north from Kisaimon to the Himeji City Museum of Art. It then goes west past the Himeji Racetrack, including also the course of the World Heritage Himeji Castle Marathon. After Himeji Junior High School and Hyogo Prefectural University, it goes north along the Sugou River and finishes through the mountainous ‘up and down’ course of the "Shishi Awakoji Line".