Free Virtual Tours of Egyptian Heritage Sites

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A virtual view of the Red Monastery, one of five Egyptian heritage sites newly detailed in 3-D (Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities)

Take a Free Virtual Tour of Five Egyptian Heritage Sites

by Theresa Machemer/Smithsonianmag.com

Earlier this month, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the release of five new virtual tours of historic sites, adding to the range of online adventures that you can now embark on from home.

The tours explore the tomb of Meresankh III, the tomb of Menna, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Red Monastery and the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq. Each virtual experience features detailed 3-D imagery through which users can “walk” by clicking hotspots along the structures’ floors.



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