Have you ever wanted to visit the famous art galleries of the world but haven’t been able to afford the round the world ticket to do so? Well don’t despair as Google now brings them to you all from the comfort of your home or office.

Just visit www.googleartproject.com to view over 1000 works of art from galleries such as the Uffizi Gallery in Florence and The Metropolitan Musuem of Art in New York City. All of the images have been captured with Google’s street view technology and it’s a great way to see famous works in detail without ever needing your passport.

Lauren 02.02.11