PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 05:01, Sat, Nov 9, 2019
Google Maps: A reddit user found a bizarre sighting in Tokyo (Image: Getty Images)
GOOGLE MAPS is a digital tool which used 3D camera technology to allow users to explore the entire planet from the comfort of their own home. While some people use it to map their way to new places or find alternative routes, others have noticed it has a knack of uncovering some rather odd things. In Tokyo, one eagle-eyed user spotted something totally out-of-the-ordinary. On an unsuspecting street in the heart of Shinjuku City, a bizarre hole to a parallel universe appears to have opened up.
The street looks like any other in the city. It has markings on the road to direct pedestrian and traffic, the usual cobbled sidewalks, and even some passersby who don’t seem to have noticed anything unusual happening.
However, this side street is not quite as it seems.
As the user makes just one step forward on the street something weird happens to the ground.
The concrete road shifts into an open hole, resembling a type of vortex, and in it is what appears to be a distorted reflection of a city not too dissimilar to Shinjuku.
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Google Maps: At first the street looks like any other (Image: Google Maps)
While everything isn’t perfectly clear, tall buildings, a roadway and even people can be spotted in the mirage.
Meanwhile, a man and woman in the real world walk by with a pushchair,