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SoundTransit Lets You Hear Ambient Noise From All Over the World

By: Ines Freitas - Published: • References: soundtransit.nl
SoundTransit brings you the opportunity to explore your planet without leaving your sofa using an innovative method of virtual travel: An online database of every type of environmental sounds recorded in every corner of the world.

In a few mouse clicks at SoundTransit, you can virtually sit underneath Lions Gate Bridge in West Vancouver, walk through the entrance of Hangzhou railway station in China and listen to the locals in the 24-hour square of Ambience Djemaa El Fna Square in Marrakech, Morocco. If you’re a local, you can also create and upload these ambient sounds of your hometown for others to enjoy.

Want more?

How about cicadas and children playing in Maraj, Brazil?





Or a celebration in Bogota DC, Colombia?



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