04 Quality Education11 Sustainable cities and communities
  • Original Title: Placecloud
  • Year: 2021
  • Award: World Summit Award
  • Category: Culture & Tourism
  • Producer: George Fort, Babak Fakhamzadeh
  • Organisation: Placecloud
  • Country: Netherlands
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On Placecloud, leading historians tell the stories of physical locations, so that you can reconnect with the world around you. Use Placecloud to stop and listen to the stories of the places that surround you, or explore further afield via Google Street View. Its growing roster of historians, from leading universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, tell the stories of the world, from the distant past up to the present.


They tell stories across a full spectrum of topics, from gender to radicalism, from race & ethnicity to arts & literature, and many more, relevant to our world today.