Culture & Travel

16 February 2022

It must be a great experience to see the world's most famous and unique landmarks for once. Whether you're grabbing your bag and physically traveling or simply connecting to the internet from anywhere, take a virtual tour. It's true that the feeling and experience they both give is different. Unfortunately, for those who are currently considering a trip abroad, this does not seem to be easy. The restrictions and conditions arising from the pandemic, as well as economic situations, require a lot of expense and effort for a physical travel plan. At this time, virtual travel is offered to us as a lifesaving option for travelers and curious tourists.

We strongly recommend that you experience this, especially if you have not previously participated in a virtual tour or made a virtual trip. As individuals living in a digital time, virtual trips are both very adaptable to this time and save us a lot of expenses and troubles. Did you know that you can see the Louvre Museum, the Colosseum, the Taj Mahal or wherever you want to see it virtually? Yes, it is possible to virtually explore many famous landmarks and places around the world at this time. Let's talk about the 15 most wonderful tourist attractions you can virtually visit from your seat.

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1- Colosseum- Rome, Italy

This imposing and uniquely architectural oval amphitheatre in the centre of Rome, one of Italy's most popular cities, is worth a visit. To visit the Colosseum virtually, which has received a lot of attention for being the largest amphitheatre ever built and still surviving to date: https://www.airpano.com/360photo/Italy-Rome-Colosseum/

2- Yosemite National Park, California, USA

This national park in california's Sierra Nevada mountains is a national park that has made its name around the world with its giant ancient redwood trees and unique views of Bridalveil Fall. To visit virtually:  https://www.virtualyosemite.org/

3- Pyramids of Gize- Al Haram, Egypt

Located on the Giza Plateau in Greater Cairo, Egypt, these huge and fascinating architectural Pyramids of Giza; It houses the Pyramid of Keops, the Pyramid of Kefren and the Pyramid of Mikerinos. To visit virtually: https://www.airpano.com/360photo/Egypt-Cairo-Pyramids/

4- Göbekli Tepe- Şanlıurfa, Turkey

Göbekli Tepe, a 12,000-year-old Neolithic archaeological site, is a circular structure composed of huge columns of stone, the oldest known megaliths in the world. To visit virtually: https://sanalmuze.gov.tr/muzeler/SANLIURFA-GOBEKLITEPE-ORENYERI/

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5- Louvre Museum- Paris, France

The Louvre Museum, one of the most visited buildings in the world and one of the most famous buildings in Paris, is worth a visit with its unique artifacts and architecture. To visit virtually: https://www.louvre.fr/en/online-tours

6- Angkor Wat- Siem Reap, Cambodia

This uniquely beautiful temple complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, welcomes us as a national symbol and sanctuary of Cambodian Buddhism. To visit virtually: https://www.virtualangkor.com/360

7- Taj Mahal- Agra, India

The Taj Mahal, an ivory-white marble tomb, is one of İndia's most famous and landmarks with its historical and cultural values. To visit virtually: https://www.airpano.com/360photo/Taj-Mahal-India/

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8- National Museum of Natural History- Washington D.C., USA

Witness more than 145 million examples of living cultural artifacts and the world's largest collection of natural history with a natural history museum run by the Smithsonian Institution. To visit virtually: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

9- Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge, one of Britain's prehistoric monuments, is a ring area of vertical standing stones, each about 13 feet high and weighing 25 tons. To visit virtually: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/stonehenge/history-and-stories/stonehenge360/

10- Chichen Itza- Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Chichen Itza, a Mayan ancient city, is an area where you can feel history deeply with its various unique architectural structures and Mayan ruins. To visit virtually: https://www.airpano.com/360photo/Chichen-Itza-Mexico/

11- Ancient City of Ephesus- Izmir, Turkey

Taking a historic journey from Greece to the Roman Empire, the Ancient City of Ephesus is a fascinating place with its stone-paved streets and unique monuments. To visit virtually: https://www.sanaltur.com.tr/360/efes-antik-kenti-izmir/

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12- Palace of Versailles- Versailles, France

Located in Versailles, not far from the city of Paris, the palace is one of france's most popular places, with its magnificent architecture and former royal residence. To visit virtually: https://www.youvisit.com/tour/versailles

13- Great Wall- Beijing, China

The Great Wall, the longest man-made structure in human history, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Although many parts have been restored today, part of the structure is still preserved in its original form. To visit virtually: https://www.airpano.com/360photo/china-great-wall/

14- Sistina Chapel - Vatican City

Located in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican and the official residence of the pope, the Sistina Chapel dates back to 1473 and 1481. To visit this unique Vatican chapel virtually: https://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/index_sistina_en.htm

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15- Incas- Machu Picchu, Peru

We come to the last stop of our summer with an Inka Castle, one of the 7 wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its historic buildings, high mountains and unique views of the Urubamba River, this is a place that sheds light on peru's history and culture. To visit virtually: https://www.youvisit.com/tour/machupicchu