It's a travelog, like most of the Cinerama pictures. It really only works if you see it with the 3 projector system,sitting in the middle, with the image filling your whole peripheral vision. Even seen that way, it's just barely tolerable.
You should actually watch it and the restoration documentary which explains why it looks the way it does. If you don't want to watch it, there are a number of online stories also detailing the project.