THE RUSSIAN STATE LIBRARY
During the COVID-19 lockdown, excursion department of The Russian State Library has prepared an alternative to face-to-face visits for readers and visitors – a virtual tour of the entire Russian State Library complex. Apart from the Main building, you can walk around the Pashkov House and the Centre of Oriental Literature.
The purpose of the virtual tour was to acquaint everyone with the history and architecture of the main library of the country. The exterior of the buildings can be viewed not only on panoramic photographs but also on integrated interactive schemes. All locations are followed by descriptions of interesting facts about them and many additional information points.
Virtual tour features:
- 20 Full HD panoramas (128-350 megapixels)
- 4 ultra high resolution panoramas (1 gigapixel)
- 80 information text units
- interactive tour map
- tour menu
- customized interface of the tour
- background music
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