Google Art & Culture Offers Virtual Tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites Around the World

Available in : Vietnamese

 

May 13.2021

 

Miss traveling? The ongoing pandemic and travel restrictions have put our international trips on hold but you can now travel from the comfort of your home and explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites thanks to Google Arts & Culture. Many museums and art galleries offer free virtual tours to keep you updated but Google Arts & Culture is an online platform that features content from over 2,000 leading cultural institutions.

 

 

 

 

 

Recently the tech giant has added to its library of virtual tours the Unesco World Heritage Site. On the platform, users will now be able to enjoy virtual globetrotting tours of the world’s most renowned landmarks and awe-inspiring destinations, such as the Great Pyramids of Giza, The Colosseum in Roma, the Taj Mahal as well as The Grand Site of Chichén Itzà, to name a few.

 

 

 

 

“This is a unique opportunity to enjoy a virtual globetrotting tour of cultural landmarks and outstanding places of natural beauty, as well as to access accurate and reliable information on sites of outstanding universal value,” said Ernesto Ottone, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Culture.

 

 

 

 

“Of course, this virtual exploration will never replace the unique experience of seeing these places for real and visiting World Heritage sites. We shall travel again. In the meantime, we hope it will nevertheless enable users to immerse themselves in the beauty of our world and inspire action to protect it,” he says.

 

Explore UNESCO Heritage Sites from the world on Google Arts & Culture HERE 

 

 

 

Available in : Vietnamese

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