Monaco Launches Virtual City Tour Amid Covid19 Lockdown

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Monaco Launches Virtual City Tour Amid Covid19 Lockdown

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Monaco might be the world’s second-smallest country, but planning a trip here might seem impossible. As travelers across the world practice social distancing, Monaco has launched a special tool that takes you around the city. Monaco 360° offers an immersive virtual tour of the city-state from the comfort of your home.

What’s It?

With so much to explore, now is the best time to immerse yourselves in a virtual tour of the renowned city and start planning your future trip. Visit Monaco now offers a virtual travel experience called Monaco 360. The new tour not only allows travelers to enjoy a 360° view of the city from various spots, but also but also gives you a sneak peek of the principality’s major sights.


Catch a panoramic view of Monaco’s stunning French Riviera coastline or zoom in to see the city’s spectacular skyline. From the glistening yacht-lined shores of the Port Hercule to the soothing tree-lined walkways of the Jardin of Saint-Martin, and the storied marine-inspired hallways of Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, the virtual tour lets you dive deep into Monaco’s greatest attractions and learn about the rich history and culture.

While you’re taking the tour, don’t forget to glance through the limestone stalactites and stalagmites inside the Observatory Cave, as well as soak in the stunning views from the promenade above Larvotto Beach. And the best part- you can even make your way through sites that are not normally open to the public. Take the spiral staircase to see the cathedral office and the belfry.

The virtual tour also includes some of Monaco’s well-known hotels like the iconic Hotel de Paris and the five-star Metropole Monte-Carlo. Get a first-hand look at their exquisite the sophisticated rooms as well as the amenities including: swimming pool, bars, restaurants, Jacuzzi and more.

The Monaco 360 platform can be accessed here.

What’s More?

Japan’s biggest flower viewing festival Hanami or Cherry Blossom 2020 will be streamed online this year. This is one of the most significant festivals in Japan that signals the beginning of spring with the appearance of white and pink cherry blossoms, especially in Tokyo. Every year, tourists from different parts of the world flock into the city to revel in the beauty of the festival. But this year due to the threat of coronavirus,  the authorities have decided to stream the entire flower show online.

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