Explore Historic Sites from the Comfort of Your Desktop with Google’s ‘World Wonders Project’

By Akemi Iwaya on June 1st, 2012

Have you always wanted to explore historic sites across the world but lack the extra time and/or funds to do so? Then take heart! Now you can visit historic sites to your heart’s content from home with Google’s ‘World Wonders Project’.

Note: The screenshot shown above is from the ‘Archaeological Areas of Pompei’ site.

You can explore exotic locations such as Pompei, the Palace and Park of Versailles, Shark Bay, the Tenryu-ji-Temple in Ancient Kyoto, and more.

The World Wonders Project Homepage

The World Wonders Project YouTube Channel

Explore historic sites with the World Wonders Project [Official Google Blog]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/1/12
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