There are certain buildings that are worth seeking out in person, architectural marvels so lovely that they give you goosebumps when you encounter them firsthand. And as the incessant hordes of tourists flocking to these landmarks attest, there are plenty of people lucky enough to make the pilgrimage. But how many have had the opportunity to see these famed structures from a bird’s eye view? Thanks to a post over on DailyTekk and the magic of Google Maps, we’ve put together a virtual aerial tour of some of architecture’s greatest hits — from the French Gothic spires of Notre Dame in Paris to Frank Gehry’s contemporary masterpiece, the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum. Click through to enjoy the view from above!
Notre Dame de Paris – Paris, France
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