Immerse yourself in Rio de Janeiro's history and culture with these Virtual Reality tours
With a virtual reality viewer like Google Cardboard, you can use the Google Arts & Culture app on iOS and Android to take a virtual tour of Rio's vibrant arts, history and culture.
Make sure you've downloaded the app (from Google Play or the App Store) to experience these 8 breathtaking virtual reality tours in full. When on a museum or institution's page, scroll down to the 'Virtual Tours' section and click on a tour to launch the Cardboard experience...
1. Sanctuary of Christ the Redeemer
Explore the history and construction of the iconic statue and its surrounding landmarks, with audio narration by Padre Omar (the priest of the monument).
Using Google Cardboard? Click here and scroll down to launch the immersive virtual reality experience.
Let Ziraldo himself give you a guided tour of his well-loved drawings and immerse yourself in these artworks like never before.
Click here and scroll down to launch the virtual reality experience.
5. Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
Discover the theater building from every angle: step on stage, walk the Main Hall, sneak into the backstage and look around from the roof of the building; all with audio narration by the famous Brazilian ballet dancer and actress, Anna Botafogo.
Find the Google Cardboard virtual reality experience here.