Aerial Virtual Tour of NYC Lets You Check Out Manhattan for Free

 - May 8, 2009
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Credit crunch cramping your travel plans? This aerial virtual tour of New York City lets you glide over the Big Apple as if you were a hovering bird.

The photography by Oleg Gaponyuk and Andrei Zubets was turned into this digital, interactive presentation by John Colebrook.

The virtual aerial tour of NYC lets you soar above Central Park, check out the shopping strip on 5th Avenue, and take in the dazzling view of New York's harbor. If you wait long enough, you'll even see a man looking out a skyscraper window in the closeup view, presumably one of the creators.

The virtual NYC tour lets you choose your spotting point, including from the Empire State Building, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Times Square, Chrysler Building, Downtown and Governor's Island.