I will use 2D animation inspired by phantasmagoria and Asian (will research the country of origin soon) puppeteering shows. It will give the section of historical account for the city a more “ancient” feeling, I think, and will enhance the experience.
Originally, I was thinking of using video stock and images but wanted something more “unique” or less overly-done. I feel more exited about the idea of the animation than the video.
Couple of examples of what I have in mind for inspiration (not for end result exactly);