As many countries close their borders and travel restrictions become stricter, travel has almost come to a halt. While travel seems almost impossible now, WebBeds is bringing a slice of Asia Pacific to you.
Imagine travelling from the comforts of your home, without having to squeeze with the crowds at famous tourist spots, or even pay the admission fees for that matter. So, make yourself a cup of coffee, get cosy and enjoy these virtual tours at the tip of your fingers:
Australia – The Great Barrier Reef
Hailed as the state icon of Queensland, Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. It is made up of billions of tiny coral polyps and supports a wide diversity of life.
Be in awe of the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.
Cambodia – Angkor Wat
Built in the first half of the 12th century, the Angkor Wat is an architectural masterpiece. This majestic temple is admired for its perfect composition, extensive bas-reliefs, making it one of the finest monuments in the world.
Get a 360-degree view of the magnificent Angkor Wat.
China – The Great Wall of China
As the Chinese saying goes, 不到长城非好汉 – He who has not climbed the Great Wall, is not a true man. With a length of over 20,000km and a vast history that dates back to more than 2,300 years, the Great Wall of China is one of the greatest feats of human engineering.
Take a virtual hike at the Great Wall of China.
India – The Taj Mahal
Built by the order of the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, as a tomb for his beloved wife, the Taj Mahal is India’s most famous attraction. The majestic construction is made up of a five-domed structure on a platform in the middle with four minarets by the side.
Go on a virtual tour of the Taj Mahal.
Indonesia – Mount Bromo
Situated in East Java and standing at 2,392m tall, Mount Bromo is one of the most hiked mountains in Indonesia. Hikers can look forward to a rewarding view of the landscape during sunrise.
Take a virtual hike at Mount Bromo.
Japan – Jigokudani Monkey Park
Located in Nagano, the Jigokudani Monkey Park offers visitors a unique experience of seeing the wild snow monkeys taking a bath in the natural hot spring. While the park is temporarily closed to visitors currently, you can still observe the adorable monkeys at play in real time.
Watch the live stream of Jigokudani Monkey Park.
Malaysia – Petronas Twin Towers
Standing at a height of 452m, the Petronas Twin Towers is the symbol of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The towers are connected by a skybridge and is designed with a steel and glass frontage, resembling motifs from Islamic art.
Visit the Petronas Twin Towers.
Myanmar – Shwedagon Pagoda
This gold-plated pagoda is Yangon’s most famous landmark and the country’s most important Buddhist pilgrimage site. The pagoda was built around the 6th century and has been renovated many times after where many smaller stupas and other structures have been added.
Get a bird’s eye view of the Shwedagon Pagoda.
The Lion City is home to many famous attraction sites and landmarks such as the Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, the Merlion and many more. Embark on a tour to discover this beautiful garden city and have a panoramic view of its amazing landscape.
Take a virtual tour around Singapore.
South Korea – Seoul
The capital of South Korea, Seoul, is a huge metropolis where modernity and culture coexist. Check out the various palaces, Buddhist temples, as well as modern skyscrapers and trendy streets of Gangnam, Myeongdong and more in the city.
Get a glimpse of what Seoul has to offer.
Taiwan – Jiufen Old Street
A small village that sits atop the hills, Jiufen is a cultural place filled with local snack vendors and souvenir stores. Popular food specialties include taro balls, steamed taro cakes and peanut ice cream rolls.
Take a stroll along Jiufen Old Street.
Thailand – Bangkok
The capital of Thailand, Bangkok, is known for its ornate shrines and vibrant street life. Located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the city is well-connected with its boat-filled canals.
Go on a virtual tour of Bangkok.