visit360.net, the guide to wonders of the world in 360°
Visit360.net brings you the best places on earth with breath-taking 360° panoramic images and virtual tours. Travel with us and discover UNESCO world heritage sites in Indonesia, or off-the-beaten track ruined cities in Laos and Cambodia, controversial historic monuments in Egypt, and natural wonders in Eastern Europe. We are continuously uploading here large virtual tours built using a multitude of ultra-high quality full screen 360° panoramic images, additional photos and detailed textual descriptions.
Selected 360° virtual tours
- China Great Wall of China in 360°
Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 80 km northwest of Beijing city. It is the most well-preserved section of the Great Wall, built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The portion of the wall at Badaling has undergone heavy restoration before becoming opened to tourists in 1957. It has drawn tens of millions of tourists both from home and abroad and more than 370 foreign leaders and celebrities have already visited it. In 1988, it was enlisted in the World Cultural Heritage Directory by UNESCO. On July 7, 2007, it gained the worldwide reputation once again: it was listed among the New Seven Wonders of the World.
- China Ming Dynasty Tombs in 360°
The 13 tombs of the Ming Dynasty are located 50kms north of Beijing. The site was chosen by the third Ming Dynasty emperor Yongle (1402–1424), who moved the capital of China from Nanjing to the present location of Beijing. The Ming Tombs were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in August 2003.
- Java Prambanan temple complex in 360°
Prambanan temple compound is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Sustainer (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 1991.
- Bali Lake Bratan and Ulun Danu temple in 360°
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, or Pura Bratan, is one of the two major water temples in Bali (the other one is Pura Ulun Danu Batur). Water temples serve the entire region in the outflow area; downstream there are many smaller water temples that are specific to each irrigation association. Pura Bratan was built by the King of Mengwi in 1633 on the west side of Lake Bratan, on a small island near the village of Candi Kuning.
- Egypt Dendera Temple complex in 360°
The Dendera Temple complex which contains the Temple of Hathor belongs to the best preserved ancient temples in all Egypt. The whole complex covers around 40,000 square meters and is surrounded by a hefty mud brick enclosed wall. The present building dates back to the times of the Ptolemaic dynasty and was completed by the Roman emperor Tiberius, but it rests on the foundations of earlier buildings dating back to the 4th dynasty [c. 2613–c. 2494 BC].
The 360° virtual tour contains several monuments that are usually not accessible to the public (ie. rooftop temples, Osirian chapels, Iseum). Besides the panoramic images, there is also detailed textual description about each of the monuments included in the virtual tour. Interesting details, like the XIX. and early XX. century graffitis have been highlighted.
- Tenerife El Sauzal: Casa del Vino in 360°
La Casa del Vino La Baranda is a worthy representative of well conserved historic country estates in Tenerife, Spain. The style of the house is typical of Canary Island buildings of the 17th century, hence including building aspects and details by master craftsmen from Portugal, Castile and Extremadura. The La Baranda estate, including the manor house, was bought by the El Sauzal Town Council in 1989 and got it turned into a Wine Museum.
- Zala county Zalaegerszeg: Azalea valley in 360°
This valley close to Zalaegerszeg, Hungary has a yearly unique sight during two weeks in May: the spring blossom of the azalea collection. These exotic plants were first planted as an experiment in this valley which has its own microclimate.