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5 Platforms That'll Let You Explore Numerous Countries & Different Planets Virtually

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Editors 11 Apr 2020

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Hello, readers! Hope you’re all doing well and staying indoors. The good part is we have made it through one part of it and we’ll keep going! Now, sitting at home you must definitely be fantasizing about all the places you wanted to go and all the places on your bucket list. But, since it’s not possible considering the current scenario, why not go places virtually? Check out these applications for when the wanderlust in your strikes again.

1. Google Street View

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For all the places you cannot go in reality, Google Street View helps you travel the world virtually. It provides a complete 360-degree view and millions of panoramic images. So, roam through the streets of Paris or visit Turkey, right in the comfort of your home! The best part is you don’t have to shop or pack.

Download It On Android Here | https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.street
Download It On iOS Here | https://apps.apple.com/in/app/google-street-view/id904418768

2. NASA World Wind

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Remember the times when we all wanted to be an astronaut just to visit Mars? So, NASA developed an application for all of us with broken dreams. WorldWind lets you choose the planet you wanna travel to and then gives you a complete view. Time to put on your spacesuits because we are leaving soon!

Here’s Their Website | https://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/

3. Google Earth

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This application is everyone’s fave ever since it was launched. Rember looking for your streets or houses on this? Now it’s time to travel the world with this one. Explore the world in 3D with the help of Google Earth and once you reach the place of your choice use Google Street View to get the most realistic virtual view!

Download It On Android Here | https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.earth
Download It On iOS Here | https://apps.apple.com/in/app/google-earth/id293622097

4. Discovery VR

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Remember watching all the documentaries about different places on Discovery channel that helped you pass your summer vacations? That is exactly how Discovery VR is going to help you. This application is all about discovering new places, swimming with sharks, diving into the sea and many more! You can watch the video online but for the best view, use your mobile phone and VR glasses!

Check Out Their YouTube Channel Here | https://corporate.discovery.com/tag/discovery-vr/

5. Google Cardboard

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Google will ensure that you visit all the places you wanted to without spending a penny from your pocket! What’s better than not going broke after an international trip? Purchasing VR glasses can also dig a hole in your pocket but Google came up with super affordable VR glasses made out of cardboard. So. insert your phone in the cardboard and escape!

Download It On Android Here | https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.samples.apps.cardboarddemo
Download It On iOS Here | https://apps.apple.com/in/app/google-cardboard/id987962261

So, the next time you feel like visiting a place or a planet altogether, check out these apps and escape!

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