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May 2020

Amazing Virtual Tours That Will Keep You Busy During Quarantine.

Now is the time to explore! Well, virtually of course. Technology is truly an amazing thing, and in times like these we really get to experience the true extent of its capabilities. We know that everyone is staying home and doing all they can to help prevent the spread of Covid- 19. So we wanted to help ease the quarantine blues by sharing with you our favorite virtual tours! 5. 11 Incredible Views from the top: https://artsandculture.google.com/story/11-incredible-views-from-the-top%C2%A0/8QIS37cd1O4SJA From the top of the Eiffel Tower to the Guggenheim this tour shows unexpected parts of the world with a beautiful view! 4. 8 Photos From Space That Will Rock Your World: https://artsandculture.google.com/story/8-photos-from-space-that-will-rock-your-world/0QLyZrtnt4d2Iw Although this isn’t exactly your run of the mill virtual tour it is still fascinating to see historic images like the surface of Mars, distant galaxies taken by the Hubble, or Hollywood’s greatest production, the moon landing. (just kidding) 3. 6 Iconic Indian Stone Monuments: https://artsandculture.google.com/story/MQXh8gzRvUtxSw Travel to India and see arguably one of the most iconic pieces of architecture, the Taj Mahal, and many other amazing Monuments. 2. National Gallery of Ireland’s Exhibition “Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored” https://www.nationalgallery.ie/art-and-artists/exhibitions/murillo-prodigal-son-restored This virtual tour was done by our friends at PinPoint Visualisation in London! They build the VR engine that helps you get an up close and personal look at this awesome exhibit. 1. The palace of Versaille https://artsandculture.google.com/project/versailles This tour is pretty amazing. Not only, on the website can you read about secrets of the palace and view the amazing art work, you can use your VR headset to tour the palace. This is an amazing example of the possibilities of technology, if you want a little more insight on how this was made possible here is a video about the creation of the virtual tour (https://youtu.be/DkCt6-p9WSw) Honorable mentions: A look into Frida Kahlo’s Diary. https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/a-peek-at-frida-kahlo-s-diary/sAKymDksayhmJA San Diego Zoo Live Cams: https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/videos Anything on Google Arts and Culture https://artsandculture.google.com ...

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