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Get to Explore These Landmarks From Your Sofa (Part 2)

Landmarks are more than just a meeting point, a navigational tool, or a tourist attraction. Landmarks stand for stories that even locals pass down through different generations. It represents both the past and the present.

We’ve already started with a list of landmark virtual tours (Part 1). Let’s look at some more landmark virtual tours to take.

1. Giant’s Causeway

Located at the coasts of Northern Ireland, The Giant’s Causeway is a stunning view of basalt columns caused by a volcanic fissure.

2. Stonehenge

England’s Stonehenge is about 5000 years old. Even from that time, the civilizations have figured out how to move large sarsen blocks from 20 miles away from the site.


3. Chichēn Itzá

One of the most mysterious ancient cities on Earth is Mexico’s Chichēn Itzá. The ancient architectural feat is not famous for its structure alone but for the culture that once flourished within its horizon.

4. Statue of Liberty

This copper statue stands 46 meters high on Liberty Island in New York City. The Statue of Liberty is a gift from France to the United States.

There are many more virtual tours, these next ones can be accessed via Google’s Arts and Culture or Google Streetview—or you can just click on the links below. Easy, huh?


5. Pyramids of Giza

Check out Egypt from your couch. Yep, no sands in your shoe and just the views  of the most famous pyramids to take in.

6. Taj Mahal

Whether you are interested in the majestic mausoleum or its breath-taking gardens, this virtual tour is definitely worth staying home for.


7. Eiffel Tower

We’ve seen it in many movies, posters, postcards, even as a background in many romantic photos. The Eiffel Tower remains to be iconic as it did when it was built in 1889.

There are many other landmarks to explore and Google’s Arts and Culture has most of them curated for you to explore.

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