Virtual Tours - Ways to Travel From Home
Virtual tours can open up amazing and awe-inspiring locations around the world that may otherwise be inaccessible to you. You can experience the majesty of the Sistine Chapel, the wonder of the Great Wall of China, or the beauty of Hawaii from the comfort of your own home.
Picking the Right Virtual Tour for You
As you consider which virtual tour you want to take, try finding one that not only helps you explore a new place, but consider a place tied to your heritage. Learning more about your cultural heritage can help you become more resilient as you develop a deeper understanding of your story.
1. Vatican Museums
This collection of virtual tours lets you see some of the masterpieces of the Renaissance, including the Sistine Chapel, Niccoline Chapel, Raphael’s Room, and more.
2. Great Wall of China
The Great Wall is often regarded as a wonder of the world, making it a prime tourist attraction. By taking the tour online, you can skip the crowds and still experience the incredible view and Chinese history.
The Louvre, located in Paris, is the largest art museum in the world. Three of the museum’s top exhibits are available online.
4. Taj Mahal
This ivory marble mausoleum in India is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Emperor Shah Jahan had it built in 1632 for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
5. Create Your Own Virtual Tour
With the help of Google Maps or Google Earth, you can explore almost any location in the world. If you need ideas of places to visit, use the opportunity to virtually explore the places of your heritage. Traveling to understand the past and particularly your ancestors will help you gain a connection to your heritage and a sense of your roots.