Explore the world, from your couch
The age of the internet has been quite a blessing in a lot of ways. For one, you can do almost anything virtually!
From e-learning to e-working, to e-watching, e-socializing, e-banking, and so on. You can even travel virtually and tour all the attractions of the world from your screen! Just because you’re at home doesn’t mean you have to miss out on world sightseeing because you can still experience it online in real-time!
Ever wanted to see the Taj Mahal for yourself or take a trip to Petra, Jordan? How about catching the Northern Lights or go on a Safari in South Africa? This list has virtual tours of the new 7 wonders of the world as well as other amazing live streams from around the world. Check them out below!
The Great Wall of China
Located in China, this is the longest feat of human engineering, stretching to almost being the size of half the equator. It is about 2,700 years old and when not during a worldwide pandemic, attracts 50 million people a year.
Last year, 1 million people visited Petra. The city is as old as 1 BC and is historically significant in humanity’s story.
Taj Mahal, India
This marble mausoleum attracts around 2-4 million people every year. The name means “Crown of places” it was built between 1632 and 1647 by Emperor Shah Jahan dedicated to his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
The Colosseum, Rome
An amphitheatre that was built in 72 A.D and could hold 50,000 people. Around 7.6 million people visited it last year in Italy.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Close to a million people visit Machu Picchu every year. The citadel built by stone and known as the Lost City of Inca and is a mysterious wonder.
Chichen Itza, Yucatán, Mexico
A step pyramid that is built by the Mayans in 600 A.D to 1200s. It gets over 2.6 million visitors a year.
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
Constructed in 1922 is this symbolistic statue of the Christ, it is the largest art deco statue in the world. 2 million people visit the statue every year and it is part of the new wonders of the world.
Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis appear when supercharged magnetospheric particles collide with solar wind at a high altitude. It is often experienced in northern cities in Canada, Alaska, Norway, Iceland, and Scotland. Best time to watch the light show is at 10 PM to 2 AM local time to that region.
Ehukai Beach in Oahu, Hawaii.
A gorgeous Hawaiian beach that is a popular surfing spot known for its massive wintertime waves. It’s one of the most impressive and dangerous beaches in the world. Watch the mesmerizing waves explode on the shore through the livestream.
Rialto Bridge in Venice
This stone arch Renaissance bridge was built in the 16th century and is situated over the famous canals in Venice, Italy. Venice gets 30 millions tourists a year.
The extravagant city in UAE with a population of 3 million is an exciting place to experience. Approximately 15 million tourists visit the city every year.
Niagara Falls can be experienced from American and Canadian sides, it has the world’s high flow rate, its enormous beauty makes it special. It is also a source of hydroelectric power. It’s estimated 13 million people visit the falls every year.
The metropolitan city of Canada has a population of over 6 million and gets over 30 million visitors every year. Check out the 360 city view from the CN tower.
Tau Waterhole, South Africa
A unique place where many rare species occur naturally. Over 27 species can be found in this spot in South Africa and is a popular live cam to observe wild animals in nature.