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Gigapixel Panoramas of Note

01-17-2018

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Recognizing the unprecedented possibilities to capture, archive, and display cities and environments in a whole new way, photographers around the world are shooting high resolution "gigapan" panoramas of places they love. These images are excellent opportunities to get a "lay of the land" of a city or place both before and after you visit. Many come with myriad snapshot "close-ups" of things previous visitors have found in these massive images.
The Traveler's Journal has been collecting gigapanoramas. To explore our interactive map cataloging hundreds of high-resolution panoramas of fabulous places around the planet, visit www.gigapanorama.org.  These images listed below, however, are especially noteworthy examples, and each has been awarded a GIGGY from The Traveler's Journal. Scroll down and enjoy your virtual tour.

Oneonta Falls in the Columbia River Gorge

Paris - 360-degree from the top of the Eiffel Tower

 

Vancouver 12 Gigapixel -  http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/51050/

 

Skyline of New York from downtown New York - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/28413/

 

Lugano, Switzerland - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/12542/

 

Rovingno, Italy - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/33392/

 

Pittsburgh Gigapanorama - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/47373/

 

Munich at night - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/12216/

 

Hyderabad, India (Charminar at dawn) - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/19862/ 

 

San Pelligrino -  http://gigapan.org/gigapans/60270/

 

Alicante, Mexico - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/68693/

 

San Francisco From Treasure Island at Night -http://gigapan.org/gigapans/40757/

 

Golden Gate, San Francisco - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/18716/ 

 

Hong Kong Island at night - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/17458/ 

 

Budapest - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/55115/

 

Edinburgh from Edinburgh Castle - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/65565/ 

 

London from Westminster Bridge - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/19292/

 

Pittsburgh, Pa, July Fourth Fireworks - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/29101/ 

 

Istanbul - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/33344/

 

Portland - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/55754/

 

Bath, England - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/4863/

 

Bath from above - http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/7536/ 

 

San Francisco Twin Peaks view - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/16041/

 

Moscow view from Sparrow Hills - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/53744/

 

Mexico City - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/68093/

 

Basel, Switzerland - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/11038/

 

Downtown Vancouver - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/68365/ 

 

Boston from Prudential Center - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/80/

 

Pittsburgh, Pa, 7th Street - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/36826/

 

San Francisco Aquatic Park - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/58831/   Toledo, Spain - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/68470/

 

Los Angeles Basin - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/13983/

 

Bogata - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/14817/

 

Singapore - Night Scene - gigapan.org/gigapans/27343/

 

Beijing - http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/90577/

 

Beijing, Tien An Men Square - http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/90319/

 

San Francisco from Corona Heights - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/52835/

 

New York from The Top of the Rock looking south - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/55479/

 

Prague - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/323/

 

Las Vegas strip - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/4595/

 

Pittsburgh, Pa, looking southwest from top pf US Steel Tower - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/3412

 

Chicago skyline - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/52433/

 

Edinburgh from Salisbury Crag - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/18071/

 

Rio de Janeiro from Corcovado - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/66020/

 

Saltzburg, Austria - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/26093/

 

Honolulu from Pu'u Ualaka'a - http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/6568/

 

Seattle from Alki Beach - http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/11158/

 

Shanghai (272 Gigapixels)- http://gigapan.org/gigapans/66626/  

 

Downtown Vancouver - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/68365/

 

Lima, Peru - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/60314/

 

Sydney Harbor - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/16181/

 

Salzburg, Austria - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/62134/

 

Machu Picchu - http://www.gigapixelperu.com/Welcome.html

 

Mexico City - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/68093/ 

 

The Earth at Night (The Black Marble) - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/119535

 

London on the South Bank - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/27919/ 

 

Lyon, France -  http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/122602

 

North Jersey and New York City - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/33945/

 

London 360 (320 gigapixel 48,000 images) - http://btlondon2012.co.uk/pano.html

 

Cannes,Cote d Azur 65 Gigapixel - http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/93076 

 

Manhattan skyline - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/123014

 

Toronto, Canada - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/122069

 

Canberra, Australia, from Telstra Tower - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/121702

 

Montreal vue du chalet de la Montagne - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/67286/

 

Dubai - http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/48492

 

Benidorm, Spain - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/47887/

 

Barcelona from Miramar -  http://gigapan.com/gigapans/125361

 

Bogata, Columbia - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/113139

 

Helicopter 360 of Manhattan at night - http://video.airpano.com/Video-Manhattan-New-York/video-normal-en.html

 

Alicante from el Castillo de Sta. Barbara - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/40280/ 

 

Singapore from top of Marina Sands Casino - http://www.airpano.ru/files/Singapore/2-2

 

Pamplona, Spain Running of the Bulls - http://www.lewiswhyld.com/running-of-the-bulls/

 

The planet Mars - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/113071 and http://gigapan.com/gigapans/129480 

 

Seville, Spain 111 Gigapixel - http://www.sevilla111.com/default_en.htm 

 

Tokyo 360 - http://360gigapixels.com/tokyo-tower-panorama-photo/

 

Barcelona from Mont Junc Park- http://www.gigapixeltour.com/EN/Realisations/AfficherGigapixel.php?Gigapixel=Barcelone-Montjuic

 

Sienna, Italy, the Palio - http://www.360cities.net/image/palio-di-siena-la-mossa#-182.43,-10.32,70.0

 

Beruit, Lebanon - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/ 

 

One Evening in Chicago - http://vimeo.com/52302939

 

Taipei - http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/55481/

 

Manhattan at night from the Top of the Rock - http://www.360cities.net/image/top-of-the-rock-at-night-nyc#425.67,9.05,47.8

 

Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, July 2012 - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/121517

 

Athens 360 Helicopter perspective - http://www.airpano.ru/files/Athens-Greece/2-2

 

Istanbul 65 - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/120391

 

Mecca, Saudia Arabia, the Grand Mosque - http://www.refractiveshadows.com/index.html#gallery

 

The Aurora Borealis 360 - http://astrofotografen.se/auroraborealis.html

 

Kyoto Garden Tours - http://www.kadinche.com/archives/2729

 

The Taj Mahal - http://www.airpano.ru/files/Taj-Mahal-India/1-3

 

Lisbon - www.lisboa360.pt 

 

Niagara Falls series: 1912 winter - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/133260 1913 summer - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/133259 2012 autumn - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/132824 2013 winter - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/132825

 

Bird’s Eye View of Lake Pichola, Udaipur, India - http://pixeldo.com/birds-eye-view-of-lake-pichola-udaipur-by-pixeldo-com/

 

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/90192/

 

Stockholm (from Slussen)- http://www.gigapixel.nu/photo.php?id=20

 

Zagreb, Croatia - http://novena.hr/vr/umjp-promo/index.html 

 

Rio d Janeiro, 360-degree from the top of Christ the Redeemer - http://ayrton.com/360/archives/3988/gigafoto-360-graus-cristo-redentor

 

Norwegian mountaintop - http://virtualnorge.com/gaustatoppen/

 

Florence, Italy - http://www.gigapixel.nu/photo.php?id=22

 

Loch an Eilein, Aviemore Highlands, Scotland http://www.yellowtractor.co.uk/360/cairngorm/loch_an_eilein.html

 

Spherical 360 from the top of the Eiffel Tower - https://www.360cities.net/image/2011-09-29-1503-paris-eiffel-spherical-gigapixel-high-resolution-70000x35000#39.19,2.96,5.0

 

Sarajevo, capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/113231

 

Chicago Lakefront, from Adler Planatarium - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/108466

 

King Penguins, mountains and glaciers at St Andrews Bay - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/140515

 

Kasel, Germany, 64-Gigapixels - http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/139909

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San Francisco, from the Top of the Mark - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/120066

 

Kenya, the Great Migration - http://www.airpano.com/360Degree-VirtualTour.php?3D=Masai-Mara-Kenya

 

Jerusalem, Old City from Tower of David - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/127186 and http://gigapan.com/gigapans/127253

 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 360 - http://www.360riyadh.com/new/ad/tour.html

 

Guadalajara, Mexico Poniente - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/119737

 

Pont Canavese, Italy - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/119232

 

Frankfurt, Germany - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/117218

 

Vancouver, from Stanley Park - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/90590/

 

Kavala, Greece - panoramic view from above the Castle - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10356/gigapans/129100 

 

Manhattan at night - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/55561/

 

Vancouver from Cypress Mountain - http://gigapan.org/gigapans/90606/

 

Cadiz, Spain - http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/98890

 

Krakow, Poland - http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/98648 

 

Cologne 360 - http://www.koeln-gigapixel-panorama.360-up.com/koeln-gigapixel-panorama-360-up.com.html

 

Pamplona - 360 running of the bulls - http://www.thechase360.com

 

Cologne, Germany supergigapixel - http://www.supergigapixel.com/gigapx/607-008-v02/607-008-html5.html   The Rhine River near Boppard -http://www.supergigapixel.com/gigapx/607-021-v10/607-021-flash.html

 

Augsburg, Germany - http://www.supergigapixel.com/gigapx/607-011-v02/607-011-html5.html

 

South Pole 360 - http://gigapan.com/gigapans/30450 

 

Dubai - www.querdenker-gigapixel.de/eng/Landschaft-Dubai.php

 

Szczecin, Poland aerial - http://jasne-blonia.aeropix.pl/

 

Kitzbuhel, Austria - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/86233

 

Pittsburgh, Pa (Paddle at the Point) - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/51202

 

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/35733

 

Dubai from Burj Kalifa 360 - http://dubaimap.hipa.ae/index.html

 

Istanbul - http://www.gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/107881

 

Old Istanbul - http://www.gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/106836

 

Vancouver at night - http://www.gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/105044

 

Cusco, Peru - http://gigapan.com/galleries/10356/gigapans/135885

 

Venice, Italy - http://www.gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/8731

 

Venice, Italy view from San Marco campanile - http://www.gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/7056

 

Florence, Italy, Arno River panorama - http://www.gigapan.com/galleries/10306/gigapans/7628 

 

London, 360 from St Paul’s http://www.sphericalimages.com/panoramas/gigapixel-panorama-of-london-from-st-pauls-cathedral

 

Dubrovnik, Croatia - http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/90882

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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