Explore Shandong's natural beauty, culture online

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2020-02-12

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With many people stuck at home with nothing to do amid the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, Shandong has decided to provide online tours of its scenic spots, museums and art galleries.

The Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism recently opened an online service (https://www.sdta.cn/wlzx/) featuring virtual tours of museums, libraries and scenic spots, online science, culture and history exhibitions, and lectures on traditional culture, operas and other topics.

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A screenshot of the online streaming service launched by Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism. [Photo/dzwww.com]

Local authorities said that the application combines panoramas and 3D reconstruction techniques, offering visitors an immersive experience while exploring the province’s magnificent natural landscapes, long history and rich culture.

There is also an option to watch 24-hour live streams of all the province's scenic spots on high-definition real-time webcams.

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Various lectures on Confucianism are available on the website. [Photo/dzwww.com]

The Shandong Provincial Cultural Center has launched online lectures on Confucianism by renowned scholars and professors.

Shandong Library brings the public free online electronic resources, with 1 million books, more than 7,000 periodicals and 120,000 sets of videos.

Training courses are also available for cultural and tourism practitioners to prepare for a rebound in demand after the outbreak.

Scan the QR code to access the online service. 

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