The easiest way to see the wonders of the world? Google Maps. You might use the technology more for directions from Point A to Point B, but you can also go into Street View to tour through some of the Earth's most spectacular sites. And this digital form of armchair travel's latest addition? The pyramids of Egypt.

See what was once the tallest man-made structure on Earth, the Great Pyramid, and the oldest monument in the world, the Great Sphinx with a couple clicks through Street View. The unexpected is seeing what you don't usually witness in history books and on travel shows, the real-life surroundings of these attractions. See tourists clamoring for the perfect photograph while apartment buildings and housing complexes are speckled across the skyline.

Keep reading to take a tour of the Galapagos, Great Barrier Reef, Thailand, Brazil, Antarctica, and more.

Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, Galapagos, Ecaudor

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Floreana Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

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Uhuru Peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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South Base Camp, Mount Everest, Nepal

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Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia

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Shackleton's Hut, Cape Royds on Ross Island, Antarctica

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Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil

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NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida, United States

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Phang Nga Bay, Phuket, Thailand

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