Agra’s tourist attraction Taj Mahal has emerged as the most popular in Asia for global ‘virtual travelers’, according to Google. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go powered by Intel Jasper Lake Celeron processor revealed
“Taj Mahal has emerged as one of the most popular Asian places for global virtual travelers. The fascination with this grand, symmetrical white marble mausoleum also holds within Asia, with the Taj Mahal ranking as one of the most globally viewed destinations by people in Singapore, Australia, Korea, Philippines, Malaysia and of course, India,” a Google statement said. Also Read - Free COVID-19 vaccine: Today’s Google Doodle urges all to get vaccinated, wear mask
“Last year, global virtual tourists had favored Japan for its trails weaving up Mount Fuji, its colorful canal at Dotonbori and its secluded ruins at Hashima Island, as the most popular Google Street View destinations in Asia,” it said. Also Read - HP Chromebook 11a review: Great for students, not so for professionals
Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world. Though Japan still attracts many of virtual tourists, cultural monuments and temples across the region are also taking center stage, it said. Other top Google Street View destinations in India include Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Agra Fort, Lavasa, Lovely Professional University, Humayun’s Tomb, Shaniwar Wada, Jantar Mantar and IIT Bombay, the Google statement said.