Google is known for their innovative projects such as Google Street view which allows you to see in person almost any street in the world. Now, at the click of a mouse, viewers can be in stunning locales like the Great Barrier Reef or the ancient Tenryu-Ji temple in Kyoto Japan with The World Wonders Project. For those that have always wanted to travel to these world wonders, but never had the opportunity to do so, this brings them one step closer to the real deal.
The World Wonders Project website states, "By using our Street View technology, Google has a unique opportunity to make world heritage sites available to users across the globe. ... With advancements in our camera technologies we can now go off the beaten track to photograph some of the most significant places in the world so that anyone, anywhere can explore them."
They also note the valuable tool can be an ideal educational tool for students and scholars to visit places virtually.
Google partnered with UNESCO famous for its world heritage sites as well as the World Monuments Fund and Cyark.
The places featured in the World Wonders Project include places like The Great Barrier Reef, Apo Island in the Phillippines,The Historic Center of Prague, Stonehenge, the Palace and Parks of Versailles and Modern Mural paintings in Mexico City.
Explore these stunning examples: