Google created a VR tour of Versailles using photogrammetry

The Palace of Versailles in France is one of the most popular tourist attractions in

world. Many people want to visit it. For those who, for some reason, do not have the opportunity to do this, or those who simply want to recall part of their trip, Google has created a VR tour.

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This is the largest photogrammetric projectever made in the castle. In total, 21 rooms and 36,000 square meters of interior surfaces are covered. For such a large-scale project, Google collected more than 4 TB of data and textured 15 billion pixels. HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users can view more than 100 sculptures, paintings, and other works of art—up close and in great detail.

You can visit the excursion using the application inSteam or on the company website. In addition, especially for those who do not have a VR headset, Google has created an online exhibition featuring more than 390 different paintings, artifacts and other antiquities.