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◎Won for audience award at WIT JAPAN & North Asia 2016
◎Featured on one of the biggest tech-media in Japan

Pokke -[Brings Japanese Stories Alive]

Pokke is an audio walking tours app that will guide you through historic spots, such as shrines, temples, and gardens in Japan. Pokke will take you through the “must-see spots” upon traveling in Japan, making your journey an unforgettable experience. The audio tours are developed by the local professionals who know every corner's historical background.

One of the famous sightseeing spots in Japan is a temple located in Asakusa called "Sensoji". The beautiful wooden architecture covered in red-orangish color is highly photogenic and the unique atmosphere gives you the sense of the good old days in Japan.But that’s not all. It has history and many stories behind to it.

Did you know that red-orangish color often used in both temples and shrines has a reason as well? There are many theories behind to why red-orangish color was often used at temples and shrines, but one of the theories is that in ancient Japan, people believed that the color acts as blockage or obstruction to magical powers and evil spirits. Therefore, despite the different religion, the same red-orangish color was frequently used.

These stories cannot be seen with your eyes only. City walking and sightseeing is enjoyable itself, but getting to know the places you visit in a foreign country is quite a challenge without a tour guide. But what if you can carry around your own personal tour guide?

All you need is just a smartphone and an earphone. Download Pokke app for free and you can enjoy the narrated guide tour of various sightseeing spots as if you are actually being guided by a human tour guide.

◎ How does this app work?
1. Find a spot where you would love to go!
2. Check the location where the audio guide takes place.
3. Just go to the spot with Pokke app and enjoy listening to the hidden stories of Japan.

▽Hidden Stories
Enjoy the interesting stories of historic spots in Japan referenced from the local professionals.

▽Audio Walking Tours
Each guide consists of 30 mins audio walking tours.

▽Location
Each guide includes a map with GPS tracking so users can locate themselves and where the audio guide takes place.

◎ Published Tours
(Examples)
「Akihabara」
Akihabara is a well-known eccentric district in the world where unique otaku culture such as anime, manga, or maid cafes has developed.(Tokyo, Japan)

「Best of Kyoto」
Kyoto was Japan's capital and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. It is now the seventh largest city. Start your day by visiting Fushimi Inari Taisha.(Kyoto, Japan)

「The Beauty of Zen Gardens」
Zen gardens are one of the most popular sights in Japan. Called "Karesansui" in Japanese, literally meaning "dry mountain and water", the gardens are made with rocks and sands.(Kyoto, Japan)

「Five Great Zen Temples」
We will introduce a model sightseeing course to visit five well-known temples in Kamakura. You will be able to visit historic temples while collecting memorial stamps called Goshuin.(Kamakura, Japan)

◎ Contact
Thank you for downloading Pokke! To allow us to better service you in using our app, please send us any comments or requests. We aim to continue releasing new versions of Pokke by collecting and reflecting your valuable feedbacks.
info@mebuku.co.jp

Hope you have a wonderful trip.

What’s New

Version 3.5.0

Welcome to Pokke iOS!
This update includes following changes.

■ Additional bug fix

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
195 Ratings

195 Ratings

ユブネ ,

画期的!気軽にディープな旅

美術館で初めてオーディオガイドを使用した時の感動をアウトドアで!
初めて訪れた場所でpokkeがあれば、地元の方と交流しているように、その土地のディープな話を聞きながら散策できました。
私と同じように一人旅が好きな方も、これがあれば自分のペースで専属のガイドとまわれる贅沢な時間が過ごせます。
まだまだ日本国内は少ないですが、今後コンテンツが増えて、口頭伝承もデジタルで保存してもらえれば嬉しいです。

berimari ,

旅にでたくなりました

どんなガイドが聴けるのかなって興味本位でダウンロードしてみただけでしたが、
無料で聴けるガイドもボリュームがすごい!
家でその地を想像して聴いているだけなのについつい何十分も経ってしまいました。
声もBGMもとても聴き心地が良いのです。
日本の観光地のガイドがまだ少ないので、もっと充実することを期待してます。
お天気のいい日に皇居を散策しながら聴いてみたいですね。

すいぜんじ ,

使えない

購入はよく考えた方がいいです。
オフライン可能という事で、本より割高ではあるけれどスマホ1つでいいし、観光地を歩きながら聞ける音声ガイドがいいだろうと思って購入したのにオフラインでは全く起動せず。
肝心な時に使えないのであれば意味がありません。
無駄金を使った上に、2度とは訪れないであろう海外観光地に行くだけで観光情報無し…この残念さは言うまでもありません。ひどすぎます。

App Privacy

The developer, MEBUKU, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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