Google virtual tour of Versailles (video)

In the information age, travel becomessimpler, cheaper and more comfortable. Without getting up from your workplace you can visit historical places, without leaving your home you can stroll through the halls of art galleries. Almost every inhabitant of the Earth with access to the Internet opens up an unlimited field for exploring the most famous and mysterious places, among which Versailles - the palace of the French kings, occupies one of the most significant places.

A joint project of Google and the Château de Versailleswill allow millions of users to take an interactive walk through the halls of the palace of Louis XIV, using virtual reality technology. The most ambitious photogrammetric project of our time covers 21 halls of the palace, the total area of ​​which is over 3.5 thousand square meters.

Owners of virtual reality glasses HTC Vive and Oculus Rift will get acquainted with more than a hundred sculptures, paintings and other works of art presented in the project with a high degree of detail.

Google Experts Working on a Projecttextured 15 billion pixels and processed over 4 TB of data. During the virtual tour, the royal chambers with a chapel, the palace theater, the Mirror Hall and other sights of Versailles are open for visiting.
In the absence of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift glasses, you can conduct an ordinary online inspection of the exhibition of 390 exhibits directly on the Arts & Culture website.

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