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This time we are not going to travel from one place to another. Instead, we will stay and explore one particularly interesting region in Turkey – Cappadocia.

The region is located in the eastern part of Turkey and even though the name itself dates back to 6th century BC, but it’s been proven that people lived there much earlier – around 6500 BC – and that’s a lot of history that shaped the spirit of the whole region. It boasts not only cultural, but also geological heritage, as a number of places is like anything else on the planet. Whether you seek natural beauties or architectural miracles, this is the right place for you.

Heiner Straesser brings you an amazing series of panoramic photos from Cappadocia, which gives you the image of what the place really looks like. Explore ancient churches and chaples, or other buildings and enjoy some stunning views over nature which is truly special.

Hi all! It looks like another virtual trip over the world, thanks to some of the magnificent panoramic photos the 360Cities photographers uploaded recently. And there’s a lot to admire again!

 

Winter wonderland by Rami Saarikorpi (click the picture to open the pano)

Let’s start in Finland – and you can be sure it’s really cold over there these days. This is Kontiolahti, which really looks like winter wonderland. Even though you would not feel wonderful being down there in that temperature, would you?

 

Redwood Memorial Grove Track and Pier at Lake Tarawera by Christian Kleiman (click the pictures to open the panos)

These two panos from New Zealand give you an image of how beautiful the nature really is over there. A deep forest and a pier at a quiet lake. If New Zealand is too far for you to travel, our panoramic photos can help!

 

Dead Tool by Juan José Torrado (click the picture to open the pano)

This is a creepy one. It seems like this old windmill has not been working for a while and it could easily be considered as haunted – especially thanks to this great photo, which makes it look quite scary.

 

National Assembly of Ecuador by Santiago Salinas (click the picture to open the pano)

How cool is this place? This certainly does not look like some other national asseblies, parliaments ets. – all shiny and colourful. One would imagine how lovely it could be, working there, however, there’s some serious stuff they discuss there!

 

Berlin from Cathedral Church by luis davilla (click the picture to open the pano)

No doubt, Berlin is a wonderful city. But how beautiful is it from above, especially at night? Luis took this pano from atop of the Berlin Cathedral and the result is magnificent. The clear sky at dawn, street lights below… Brilliant job.

 

More amazing panoramic photos coming your way!

 

Berlin Gendarmenmarkt 2016 Christmas Market by Willy Kaemena (click the picture to open the pano)

Kids Visiting Vieux Quebec by Thomas K Sharpless (click the picture to open the pano)

Göynük Village by Heiner Straesser (click the picture to open the pano)

Nerik 10-3 by Heiner Straesser (click the picture to open the pano)

Pont de Bir-Hakeim by Christian Kleiman (click the picture to open the pano)

Banyan Tree by John Hill

Holidays and celebrations are over now and we believe you are ready for another wonderful chapter of our lives – it’s called 2017! We’re sure it is going to be exciting – just as the panoramic photos you have uploaded to 360Cities recently. Have a look!

New Caledonia series by Richard Chesher (click the pictures to open the panos)

This time we start in New Caledonia with this magnificent series of underwater panos. Taking an underwater pano and all the work afterwards may seem like a pretty complicated process, but Richard is making it look easy. Just have a look at this ocean beauty!

 

Here’s a couple of other panos that Richard has taken in New Caledonia. Worth a look!

 

Moon Rise and Sunset at Fonts Point in the Borrego Badlands by Allan Der (click the picture to open the pano)

Sunsets are wonderful, no doubt about that. This one is special, though, as Allan managed to capture both sunset and moon rise on the same panoramic photo. Just open it, turn around and enjoy this beauty.

 

Dusk Falls Over Mei Foo Sun Chuen by wongchichuen (click the picture to open the pano)

Aerial shots of Hong Kong have been a regular part of our Editors’ pick reviews and this edition is no exception. Wonderful clouds over the city that’s slowly getting ready for the upcoming quiet night – this combination works perfectly on this one. But is Hong Kong actually ever quiet?

 

Want more? More beautiful panoramic photos coming your way!

 

Grand Place, Brussels by Javier Lopez-Quiles (click the picture to open the pano)

Perez Art museum, Miami by Jaime De La Sotta (click the picture to open the pano)

Basilica del Voto Nacional by Santiago Salinas (click the picture to open the pano)

Exterior of cenotaph of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and The cenotaph of Maharaja Madho Singh II by Sergej Esnault (click the pictures to open the panos)

Gardens By The Bay by Julien Mordret (click the picture to open the pano)

Outside the Cologne Cathedral by Florian Knorn (click the picture to open the pano)

Cathedral square, Vilnius by Jonas Nosalis (click the picture to open the pano)

After a short break we are now back with some of the most beautiful panoramic photos uploaded to 360Cities recently. Here they are!

 

Pechersk Lavra and Sophia Square by Maxim Ritus (click the pictures to open the panos)

For a start, Maxim takes us to Kyiv. Thanks to these two aerial shots, you have the chance to get to see what Ukraine’s capital looks like in the winter, when the whole city is covered with snow. With the street lamps lit, it looks amazing!

 

Noumea Resort l’Escapade Coral Reef by Richard Chesher (click the picture to open the pano)

The winter has come and it’s been really cold so far. So let’s move somewhere a bit warmer, maybe for a little dive? This underwater pano was take in Noumea and it shows you the beauty of the sea world. Great job!

 

The Vršatec Castle by Sergej Esnault (click the picture to open the pano)

This one feels warm, too! There’s a fantastic view across the Slovak countryside from the top of the Vršatec castle – just have a look around and admire the beauties of this central-European country.

 

Marischal Square by Darren Wright (click the picture to open the pano)

A little bit to the north-west, you’ll find the Marischal square in Aberdeen, Scotland. But how come it is so empty, when the decorated trees show that the Christmas time is just around the corner?

 

There’s more coming your way!

 

Pantheon by Eugene Orlov (click the picture to open the pano)

Sea Light Harbor by bibouroku tabito (click the picture to open the pano)

Les Chaises Volantes by Christian Kleiman (click the picture to open the pano)

The BBC by Ben Smart (click the picture to open the pano)

Western Wall, Jerusalem by stas krupetsky (click the picture to open the pano)

Solano Nuev Vizcaya Public Market by Carlo Salgado (click the picture to open the pano)

It’s Monday again, which means we have another set of wonderful panoramic photos ready for you. So make sure you’re sitting comfortably, grab your mouse and start scrolling, we’re sure you’ll have a great time!

 

Dayang Bunting Lake by Julien Mordret (click the picture to open the pano)

Let’s start in Malaysia this time. Just have a look at this path floating on the surface of the Dayang Bunting Lake on a wonderful sunny day. Sometimes panoramic photos make you want to be there right now – to have a nice stroll, or maybe jump in and swim in the lake for a while?

 

Segmento Del Mictlantecuhtli by Luis Erantzcani (click the picture to open the pano)

Now this one is creepy. Seems like some kind of a Mexican tradition (maybe Luis can help us out in the comments?), but you can be sure you don’t want to meet any of these guys in a dark alley in the middle of the night!

 

Dead Tree in Deadvlei and Sunset at Quivertree Forest by Martin Hertel (click the pictures to open the panos)

Two panoramic photos, two magnificent views on Namibian nature. In case you want to know more about these two places, make sure to check out the description of the panos, as Martin provided us with some interesting details!

 

Castle Boskovice Sunset by Daniel Truhlar (click the picture to open the pano)

How about this view! The Boskovice Castle in the Czech Republic gives you an amazing opportunity to look down the valley covered with woods, and as the sunset casts some wonderful light on the whole scenery, this pano is really special!

 

Andreevskaya church and Podol by Maxim Ritus (click the picture to open the pano)

And for the last, but not least pano we have to travel to Kyiv, Ukraine. Thanks to this aerial shot, you’ll see what the city really looks like and you can enjoy the lovely view on the Andreevskaya church up the hill.

 

Keep scrolling, there’s more panoramic beauty below!

Callejón del embudo by Juan Carlos Manjarrés Soto (click the picture to open the pano)

Hof Signs of Fame panorama by M. Hundrieser (click the picture to open the pano)

Kilise Camii cave church in the Valley of Erdemli by Heiner Straesser (click the picture to open the pano)

Morning Glory Arch Two by John Wood (click the picture to open the pano)

Firenze Palazzo Vecchio by Andrea Biffi (click the picture to open the pano)

Like every Monday, we bring you the most interesting and most wonderful panoramic photos uploaded to 360Cities last week. This time, our summary is really worth your time!

 

Ounasvaara, Rovaniemi, Lapland by FlyFoto Oy (click the picture to open the pano)

Let’s start our virtual trip in Finland and as you can see, it is REALLY cold out there. The fog above the woods of Lapland actually makes you feel the cold, even though you may sit at home or in your comfortable office at the moment.

 

Pasaia 2, Behind the bay entrance by Pierre Aubineau (click the picture to open the pano)

We knew that Spain was wonderful, but this wonderful? Here’s another brilliant aerial shot, that doesn’t make you feel cold like the previous one, though. The sun is casting its last light on the rocks on the coast and everything is quiet, ahead of another night.

 

Curiosity at Murray Buttes by Thomas APPERE (click the picture to open the pano)

Sometimes we move from one continent to another, sometimes we just change countries, or even cities. But this time, we need to travel to another planet. It’s been a really long time since the Mars Curiosity Rover has landed on Mars, and it’s been really busy examining the surface and taking photos, too. Here’s a couple of them, stitched together.

 

Beautiful Aurora by Bane Obradović (click the picture to open the pano)

You simply can’t say no to a nice northern lights pano. In Norway, you can easily get used to them, but it always feels special – even though you just enjoy a panoramic picture. Still beautiful!

 

Langkawi – Sky Bridge by Julien Mordret (click the picture to open the pano)

This is really a special place – The Sky Bridge in Langkawi, Malaysia. Truly an amazing experience for tourists, giving every visitor a unique opportunity to look over the mountains, covered with rainforests, and the coast down below. An amazing structure, really!

 

More amazing panoramic pictures coming your way!

 

Piazza Rotonda Pantheon by Flavio Di Mattia (click the picture to open the pano)

Potsdam Glienicker Bruecke by André Stiebitz (click the picture to open the pano)

bell cave beit guvrin by greg z (click the picture to open the pano)

Aerial Laimos-Skourta Mount Olympus by Vasilis Triantafyllou (click the picture to open the pano)

Mandalay Hill and Mandalay with monks by Rolf Ris (click the pictures to open the panos)

Seljalandsfoss by Andrew Bodrov (click the picture to open the pano)

Punta Menga by Paolo e Mauro Mattiello (click the picture to open the pano)

Griffith Park Observatory by Jim Newberry (click the picture to open the pano)

A Subtlety Panorama by Nathan Tweti (click the picture to open the pano)

Hi everyone! If you’re ready for another virtual trip over planet Earth, keen to visit some wonderful spots, you came to the right place! Here’s our weekly round-up!

 

Daguniu dongcuan by kmnet (click the picture to open the pano)

Nothing like a nice view, especially when the weather is this nice. What got our attention this time, was the crooked road going down the valley – just have a look at it! Definitely not for the faint-hearted, that’s for sure!

 

Fitz Roy and Milky Way by Marcio Cabral (click the picture to open the pano)

The weather was fantastic this time as well, however, you need to be more of a night person to enjoy this. And a bit of a traveller, too, as Marcio Cabral had to wonder pretty far in Patagonia to take this magnificent pano. And it was worth it.

 

Via Ferrata Olivers Mariazeller by Sergej Esnault (click the picture to open the pano)

You need to deserve this view. You need to work for it. To be exact, you need to use the climbing route, which – despite not being that difficult – is exactly what you need to do. And after that, this view feels even nicer!

 

Cape Roca by Andrew Bodrov (click the picture to open the pano)

Sometimes, panoramic photos make you speechless and this is exactly the case. Andrew Bodrov visited the furthest place down the west in Portugal and was rewarded by this stunning sunset. Wow!

More wonderful panoramic photos coming your way!

Donau City Tower, Austria Center Vienna and Schloss Schoenbrunn Gloriette by Markus Lissner (click the pictures to open the panos)

Lavaux Unesco World Heritage Site and Surenenpass Bruesti by Fritz Hanke (click the pictures to open the panos)

Winding New Forest Stream in Autumn by Andy Newman (click the picture to open the pano)

Resurrection Cathedral of New Jerusalem Monastery by Max Sankin (click the picture to open the pano)

Berlin Teufelsberg Field Station and Potsdam Alter Markt by André Stiebitz (click the pictures to open the panos)

St Gengoult (Cloister) by Norbert Rau (click the picture to open the pano)

Have a break and check out some wonderful panoramic photos! If that sounds good to you, keep scrolling, because there’s a lot to admire!

 

Hong Kong Baptist University by Pengfei Xu (click the picture to open the pano)

In our weekly summary of the most interesting panoramic photos uploaded last week, we start in Hong Kong this time. Sunsets are always beautiful and this one, captured from above Hong Kong, is really special. It casts wonderful light on the city that is already lit up with streetlights. Wonderful combination!

 

Aerial Chania Lighthouse of the old port Crete by Vasilis Triantafyllou (click the picture to open the pano)

One more aerial shot, a little bit similar to the previous one. This time, however, we need to travel all the way to Greece for this view. And for you this time, it is only one click away. And it’s worth clicking!

 

Porto Pino dunes and Cala Beppe Podda by Paolo e Mauro Mattiello (click the pictures to open the panos)

What do these two panos have in common? They both capture the world both under water and above. One out in the sea, the other one in a little bay surrounded by rocks. Looks like Paulo and Mauro had a tremendous time in Sardinia!

 

Ski resort Målselv Fjellandsby by Bane Obradović (click the picture to open the pano)

Green aurora lights on a clear night sky, that’s something we could watch every day. Just imagine having this kind of view from your window. Who would say no to that?

 

Palace of the Dukes by Santiago Ribas (click the picture to open the pano)

Parliament and Vajdahunyad Castle by Bence Bankuty (click the pictures to open the panos)

The memorial “Motherland calls” by Boris Bushmin (click the picture to open the pano)

Spout floor of Jill Windmill by Mike Anton (click the picture to open the pano)

Lavaux Unesco World Heritage Site by Fritz Hanke (click the picture to open the pano)

Little Mermaid in Copenhagen by Alex Mayer (click the picture to open the pano)

Hi all! Missed us? We’re back again to bring you the most wonderful panoramic photos uploaded to 360Cities recently. Here they are!

 

Námafjall Geothermal Area by Radoslav Kocián (click the picture to open the pano)

No doubt Iceland is one of the most beautiful places on our planet. Sure, you don’t get much of sun there, but the nature is magical. Like this – the Mámafjall geothermal area. So cool!

 

Burnham Overy Staithe by Neil Longdin (click the picture to open the pano)

This pano from England may look like a painting, but it is really a photo! This is actually how beautiful England’s east coast is Neil captured it perfectly.

 

Reine, Lofoten islands by Bane Obradović (click the picture to open the pano)

Not far from England, there’s another place so famous for its nature. The Lofoten islands in Norway are one of the places boasting untouched nature, with its bays, beaches, mountains and so much more. This pano gives you the idea of what it really looks like over there.

 

Aerial overview Budapest evening by Bence Bankuty (click the picture to open the pano)

This looks like a lovely warm evening, inviting you for a nice little stroll in the Budapest city centre, right? This pano will, however, give you an aerial view of the Hungarian capital, but that’s still pretty cool!

 

There’s more!

Kuzey Yildizi by ANKARA (click the picture to open the pano)

Red Deer by Rollo Wood (click the picture to open the pano)

Cska Chapaev by Ivan Messier (click the picture to open the pano)

Studzieniczne Lake by Mariusz Mikolajczyk (click the picture to open the pano)

Long Neck Karen by wongchichuen (click the picture to open the pano)

Chimneys in fuel transfer point in the industrial park by Sergej Esnault (click the picture to open the pano)

Braunschweig City Hall by DerMische (click the picture to open the pano)

Ducks at Phoenix-See in Dortmund by DerMische (click the picture to open the pano)

The Abyss Novegno by Lorenzo Rossato (click the picture to open the pano)

Hi everyone! It’s Monday, which means we have another amazing virtual trip over the planet ready for you! Here are some cool panoramic photos uploaded recently!

 

Blue ice hummocks, Old rusty ship and Cracks in the blue ice by Zakirov Aleksey (click the pictures to open the panos)

We have already featured these panos on our 360Cities Facebook page, but why not remind ourselves how cool they are. Literally. They were taken at the frozen lake Baikal, and we can actually feel pretty cold having a look around.

 

Native American (Indians of 1916) moving again by Timothy Oldfield (click the picture to open the pano)

This pano is really special, as you won’t stumble upon anything like this on 360Cities easily. Even though Timothy states, he was just testing the idea of this pano, it’s really amazing – and so original! So have a look and don’t forget to read more in the description.

 

Boats on the shore of lake Kevätön by Janne (click the picture to open the pano)

Is it a sunrise or a sunser? It doesn’t really matter, this panoramic photo has a special magic anyway. The light, boats on the shore, covered with leaves, this pano has a great atmosphere!

 

Aiguille d’Etretat by Sergej Esnault (click the picture to open the pano)

What a lovely view! You’ll find it in the Normandy, northern part of France. These cliffs are a popular tourist destination, and you’ll see exactly why, once you open the pano. It’s wonderful!

 

Don’t go anywhere, we’ve got more for you!

Budapest360 Opera by Bence Bankuty (click the picture to open the pano)

Ripening Chamber of the Butcher by Carsten T. Rees (click the picture to open the pano)

Impressive view of the Acropolis of Athens and Going up to Acropolis through the Propylaea by Marios Leftheriotis (click the pictures to open the panos)

Evcil Hayvan Parki Ankara and Goksu Ankara Buyuksehir Belediyesi by ANKARA (click the pictures to open the panos)

Maderno’s Fountain in St Peter Vatican by Flavio Di Mattia (click the picture to open the pano)

Traditional courtyard Corte del Calderer by Sergej Esnault (click the picture to open the pano)