You Can Virtually Tour the World’s Greatest Landmarks Right Now—Here’s How!

Have you ever wanted to walk the Great Wall of China or climb the Eiffel Tower? Now you can!

Taj Mahal front view reflected on the reflection pool, an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. One of the seven wonders of the world.Tanarch/Getty Images

Experiencing a little cabin fever? It’s time to get creative with our online social gatherings and armchair travel! Fortunately, museums like the Louvre and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History have been offering virtual tours to take during your downtime. On that note, here are more notable landmarks you can get familiar with from the comfort of your sofa.

Pyramids of Giza

You can check that trip to Egypt off your bucket list—for the time-being, of course—with an online tour, which includes the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Sphinx.

Eiffel Tower

See one of the world’s most visited monuments on this interactive tour. It takes travellers up to the viewing platform, which is the next best thing to being there. But before you depart, read up on these fascinating facts about the Eiffel Tower!

Palace of Versailles

Take a tour fit for a king when you look around Louis XIV’s opulent French palace.

Machu Picchu

Drop by Machu Picchu on this virtual tour from Google Arts & Culture. You can see how the individual blocks of stone fit together! (Don’t miss these incredible facts about Machu Picchu.)


The was once the world’s largest amphitheatre—and it’s one of Italy’s most popular attractions. You can take a walk inside.

Angkor Wat

This Cambodian “city of temples” is the largest religious monument in the world, and the tour includes many of the most iconic temples.

Taj Mahal

No need to fly to India to see one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and its equally beautiful grounds. The interactive tour includes routes around the mausoleum, reflecting pool and paradise gardens. (Learn more about India’s royal palaces.)


This English Heritage virtual tour includes a 360-degree interactive image from the centre of this UK prehistoric site. How did they build Stonehenge? Maybe you’ll find out.

Great Wall of China

Explore some of the most photographed sections of China’s most famous landmark without a passport or a visa.

Next, check out these other virtual day trips you can take online!

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