Take a VR Tour of New York's Famed Christmas Window Displays

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Few things will get you in the holiday spirit like walking through midtown Manhattan during the holidays. But in case you can't make it to New York this year, or you want to experience the lights and spectacle without the crowds, Google is here to help.

Google's Art, Copy & Code has created Window Wonderland, a VR experience that uses Google Cardboard or Google View to allow users to gaze at the stunning window displays of 18 retailers, including Macy's, Bergdorf Goodman, Lord & Taylor, and Saks Fifth Avenue. Google partnered with the retailers to include behind-the-scenes audio guides with the stores's creative directors as well as a shoppable microsite.

"With all of the artistry and time that goes into creating these holiday windows, we want to open them up to the whole world," said Aman Govil, head of the Art, Copy & Code projects team.

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