Video: Taking a Spin on the Shuto Expressway, Tokyo’s Urban Motorway
From Toyosu to Ueno, traversing the famed Rainbow Bridge and on to Ginza, for a small fee, Tokyo’s motorway cuts through the Japanese capital, allowing drivers to witness a panoply of panoramas and landscapes. The view from the Rainbow Bridge is maybe the most impressive and its beauty is really amplified by this video, filmed with a mounted camera. Buckle up, we’re off!
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