You Can Now Tour Egypt’s Pyramids With Google Maps

Written by Ann Brown

From NBC News

Google has taken us on virtual tours of ancient monuments in Mexico, India, Italy, Jordan — and now it’s Egypt’s turn for the panoramic treatment of archaeological sites. This week, Google unveiled Street View tours of the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, the Pyramid of Djoser and other historic hot spots. There’s also a virtual exhibit hall that offers pictures of ancient Egyptian treasures. “We hope you’ll take a moment to step back in time and explore what was once known as the Gift of the Nile,” Tarek Abdalla, Google’s head of marketing for the Middle East and North Africa, writes in a blog post.

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