Google Arts & Culture offers a virtual collection with more than 3,000 works
One of the most sought after destinations mainly by Brazilians, in addition to tourists from all over the world, Portugal offers incredible landscapes, historic sites, renowned cuisine and, of course, unmissable cultural attractions.
For those who want to know a little more about the art and history of the country, Google, through the platform Google Arts & Culture, provides a collection of more than 3,000 works from 22 cultural institutions, including the National Museum of Ethnology and the famous National Tile Museum.
The project was born from the collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage of Portugal and brings together a total of 80 digital exhibitions and 20 virtual tours.
The visualization of the works and collections can be done by the search engine, highlights of the main page or by the categories: “The People” (princesses, poets and artists), “The Architecture” (from Roman ruins to Manueline monasteries), “The Paintings ” (1000 years of Portuguese masterpieces) and “As Artes” (Ceramics, theatre, music and much more).
Virtual tours offer a 360-degree view, making it possible to tour museums and exhibitions, and Google Art Camera, technology that captures images in super high resolution, allows you to see incredible detail in sculptures and paintings.
Among the tours that the internet user can visit is the Alcobaça Monastery, which houses the story of the tragic love between D. Pedro I and. Inês de Castro, in addition to the interior and exterior of the Belém Tower, iconic monument of the architecture of the reign of D. Manuel I.
Collections can be accessed clicking here or by downloading the app from Google Arts & Culture.
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