Best panoramic view images from around the world
Why not see the best panoramic view images from around the world close up. Take a virtual 360 tour of some of the wonders of the world, featuring, Rio, Machu Picchu, Northern lights, Egypt, India and Easter Island.
If you are travelling to any of these destinations soon, then you can check out what to expect and get some photography inspiration!
You can move around and zoom in, simply click hold and drag around the images.
The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt – 360 view
Take a look a closer look at the magnificent Great Pyramids of Giza with these 360 panoramic view images.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Wikipedia
Machu Picchu, Peru 360 view
Take in the stunning views of Machu Picchu set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley. Machu Picchu was built in the 15th century and later abandoned and often mistakenly referred to as the “Lost City of the Incas”
Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls. Its three primary structures are the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Sun, and the Room of the Three Windows. Most of the outlying buildings have been reconstructed in order to give tourists a better idea of how they originally appeared. Wikipedia
Taj Mahal, India 360 view
The Taj Mahal is high up on our bucket list and its not difficult to see why, take a look around the map below for yourself.
The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for being “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”
The Taj Mahal meaning Crown of the Palace is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–1658), to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The tomb is the centrepiece of a 17-hectare (42-acre) complex, which includes a mosque and a guest house, and is set in formal gardens bounded on three sides by a crenellated wall. Wikipedia
Easter Island, Chile 360 view
Easter Island, a Chilean territory, is a remote volcanic island in Polynesia. Its native name is Rapa Nui. It’s famed for archaeological sites, including nearly 900 monumental statues called moai, created by inhabitants during the 13th–16th centuries. The moai are carved human figures with oversize heads, often resting on massive stone pedestals called ahus.
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 360 view
Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil, famed for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Christ the Redeemer and for Sugarloaf Mountain, a granite peak with cable cars to its summit. The city is also known for its sprawling favelas. Rio’s Carnaval festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes and samba dancers, is considered the world’s largest.
Nothern Lights, Iceland 360 view
There are few better places than Iceland for hunting for the Northern Lights. The Aurora Borealis, one of nature’s most spectacular exhibitions of beauty, is a natural phenomenon with the season for most likely sightings from late August to end of March.
Move around the map below and look at the Northern Lights in all its glory, it’s truly incredible!
Petra, jordan 360 view
Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan’s southwestern desert, you might recognise it from the Indiana Jones films. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. It can be accessed through a narrow canyon called Al Siq, its nicknamed the “Rose City” due to its pink sandstone cliffs and contains tombs and temples. The most famous and well known temple is the 45m high Al Khazneh known as The Treasury.
Chichen Itza, Mexico 360 view
The Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá is located on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The biggest pyramid, known as El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan, dominates the ancient city, which thrived from around 600 A.D. to the 1200s. Graphic stone carvings survive at structures like the ball court, Temple of the Warriors and the Wall of the Skulls. Nightly sound-and-light shows illuminate the buildings’ sophisticated geometry.
The Great Wall of China 360 view
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China to protect the Chinese states and empires against the raids and invasions of the various nomadic groups of the Eurasian Steppe. Several walls were being built as early as the 7th century BC; these, later joined together and made bigger and stronger, are collectively referred to as the Great Wall. Wikipedia