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The Beauty of Virtual Tours

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With increasing numbers of us across the globe practicing social distancing and self isolating ourselves, many of the worlds most famous landmarks and museums are offering virtual tours or options to watch their live web camera. This is a perfect activity for those of you who miss travelling and exploring new places. A great activity for those of you with children at home who are trying to continue their education.

Here at Glandore we have composed a list of some of the best sites you can now visit with just your computer and wifi.

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The Van Gough Museum – Amsterdam

The Van Gogh Museum is a Dutch art museum dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries in Amsterdam; it is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South.
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en

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The National Gallery – London

The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900.
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-national-gallery-london?hl=en

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The Lourve Museum – Paris

The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum, is the world’s largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine.
https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

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The National Palace – Taiwan

The National Palace Museum, located in Taipei and Taibao, Chiayi County, Taiwan, has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks, making it one of the largest of its type in the world.
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/national-palace-museum-taiwan?hl=en

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Auschwitz – Poland

The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is a museum on the site of the Auschwitz Concentration camp in Poland.
http://panorama.auschwitz.org/tour1,en.html

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Blarney Castle – Cork, Ireland

Blarney Castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the current keep was built by the MacCarthy of Muskerry dynasty, a cadet branch of the Kings of Desmond, and dates from 1446
https://www.virtualvisittours.com/blarney-castle/

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Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo webcams are one of our favourites! Tune in to see the various exhibits such as the African Plains, Penguins or Elephant Enclosures.

Dublin Zoo, in Phoenix Park, Dublin is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Established and designed in 1830 by Decimus Burton, it opened the following year. The zoo describes its role as conservation, study, and education
https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/