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17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

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17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

Want to travel the world on a budget? How about for free? With Google Maps & Google Earth, you can explore amazing sights and scenery anywhere around the globe.

Some of the most famous and beloved places on Earth are only a click away. This list will get you started on your virtual world tour, from the tops of mountains to deep dark caves. Where will you click on first?

1. The Colosseum

Visit the legendary stadium that housed some of Europe’s finest athletic and gory tournaments.

17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

    2. Palace of Versailles

    Take a tour through the decadent halls and lush gardens that once catered to French royalty.

    17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

      3. Everest Base Camp (Mt. Everest, Nepal)

      Take a virtual stroll atop the highest mountain on Earth without having to break a sweat.

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        4. Stonehenge

        The mysterious stone structure in Wiltshire, England is mesmerizing no matter what angle you view it from.

        17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

          5. The White House

          Pretend you’re the president for a day!

          17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

            6. Great Barrier Reef

            Dive under the waves and explore Australia’s Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Heron Island.

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              7. Kohala Coast (Hawaii)

              Visit this gorgeous Hawaiian beach on your lunch break.

              17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                8. NASA

                Get up close and personal with space shuttles and more at this NASA base.

                17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                  9. Count Dracula’s Castle (Transylvania, Romania)

                  See the castle of the man who inspired the classic vampire tale.

                  17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                    10. “Scott’s Hut” (Antarctica)

                    This little hut is one of the few settlements build on the barren continent — almost 100 years ago!

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                      11. Amazon Rainforest

                      The astounding beauty of the Amazon never gets old.

                      17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                        12. Mexico’s Mayan Ruins

                        Explore the ancient Mayan ruins for your own mini Indiana Jones adventure.

                        17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                          13. Galapagos Islands

                          The best place to see tons of diverse wildlife.

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                            14. Taj Mahal

                            A structure as beautiful inside as it is on the outside.

                            17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                              15. The Grand Canyon

                              Scale mighty canyon walls and look out over the horizon, without the dangerous drop!

                              17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                                16. Iwami Silver Mine (Japan)

                                Journey through the creepy-cool tunnels of Japan’s largest mine in history.

                                17 Stunning Places to Visit with Google Maps

                                  17. Diagon Alley

                                  Immerse yourself in the magic at Warner Bros.’s Harry Potter set.

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