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Updated: Oct 12

So, lockdown may be being eased in many parts of the world, and some people are starting to travel again, but if you don’t feel comfortable going out yet? We’ve got a range of places you can visit from the comfort of your own home. Check out our top VR tourist destinations below: 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ah beautiful Rio! Soar above the city in this digitally rendered version of the popular destination, as you view the city’s most popular attractions, such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana beach. 


Available for free on Oculus Go: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1105507662843899/

Athens, Greece

This wonderful, whistlestop tour of Athens shows you the buildings as they were back in ancient Greece. Visit the Acropolis and the Parthenon, as well as a host of other music halls, temples and other attractions. 


Available for £2.29 on Oculus Go: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1436166546433138/

Pompeii, Italy

This is a wonderful little app that allows you to roam down the streets of Pompeii and view the ruins, as well the interior of a well preserved Roman house, visit beautiful gardens and experience bathing in a 2000 year old bathhouse! 


We think this will be a sure fire hit for anyone interested in Pompeii or ancient Roman culture. 

Available for £1.49 on Oculus Go: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1802855529823496/

Egypt

So this one isn’t really a town experience, but rather the highlights of the country. You can visit museums and temples, to the Pyramids in Cairo or out to Luxor. A fan of Ancient Egypt? This one’s for you. 


Available for £1.49 on Oculus Go: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/2152729071412401/

Notre-Dame, France

This app is transporting you back in time to medieval Paris, where you can view the Notre-Dame being built from the ground up in step by step frames, right up until the grand opening. The app also shows wonderful views of medieval France at the time the cathedral was being built.


This is available for £3.99 on Oculus Go: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/go/1848199398549960/

Here’s some of our favourite places, but what about you? Have you found any tourist spots while living in VR? We’d love to hear them! 


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