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Google now offers you a virtual tour of India’s road to independence

Google gives Indians a chance to remisce the historic moments associated with the country's independence movement

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
August 14, 2015 7:42:06 pm

Thanks to Google Maps and its Culture Institute, you can now take a virtual tour of some of the historic moments and places closely associated with India’s freedom movement and its eventual independence from the British in 1947.

“As we prepare to mark the 69th anniversary of India’s Independence, there are a range of images, photos and virtual tours you can take with Google Maps and the Cultural Institute — including a special collection of images and artifacts from the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library”, said Suren Ruhela, Director, Google Maps, in a press release.

The sleek and cool interactive has never-before-seen photographs and views of some of the landmarks that witnessed the country’s independence. 360 degree views of places like the Red Fort, from where every Prime Minister right from Jawaharlal Nehru to Narendra Modi has addressed the annual I-Day speech and the Digambar Jain Mandir in old Delhi are also available.

Check it out!


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