Fun and Famous Places that Offer Virtual Tours
If you’re stuck at home with the kids and wondering what to do to fill the time and have fun, why not go on a virtual outing? Take that bucket list trip to Disneyland, explore the Taj Mahal or walk the Great Wall of China — all from the comfort of your own home with these incredible virtual tours!
Disneyland and Disney World, US
Every kid wants to visit these famous theme parks, and now they can! You can meander your way through all of the magical lands using Google Street View. You can even go on virtual rides by looking for ‘Disney Ride POV’ on YouTube (just be sure to vet videos before sharing with kids).
The Louvre, France
This famous French museum currently offers three virtual tours online, including Egyptian Antiquities, the Remains of the Louvre’s Moat and the Galerie d’Apollon.
Machu Picchu, Peru
This Incan citadel perched high in the Andes is an extraordinary ancient ruin full of mystery and wonder. Along with this great virtual tour of the area is insightful commentary for visitors.
The Great Wall of China
Stretching over 3,000 miles, the Great Wall is an incredible UNESCO World Heritage site. This virtual tour allows you to explore the Wall, get an inside view of a watchtower and even see what the Wall looks like in winter!
Taj Mahal, India
You can now explore the grounds and structures of this world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site through a virtual tour of 360° panoramas.
Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
See the ancient Egyptian Pyramids as never before with this series of amazing panorama views. Then learn all about these amazing structures that were built as tombs for pharaohs and their queens.
This famous prehistoric ring of standing stones can now be visited using Google Maps. Just drop the Pegman onto the site to explore via Street View. You can also download a free audio guide here.
Sistine Chapel, Vatican City
This large papal chapel in the Vatican City boasts one of the most beautifully painted ceilings in the world. You can check it out for yourself on this wonderful virtual tour.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
As the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat is a hugely impressive sight and top of most people’s travel bucket lists. So why wait to visit in person when you can go on this virtual tour today?
Blarney Castle, Ireland
This medieval fortification is one of Ireland’s most famous tourist attractions. Visitors can explore the lush grounds and amazing interiors of the castle on this virtual tour.
For other amazing virtual tours you can take, simply follow the links below:
- World Zoos that Offer Virtual Tours
- World Museums that Offer Virtual Tours
- Amazing Natural Wonders with Virtual Tours