Explore Egypt through virtual tours

Egypt offers free virtual tourImages adapted from: Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all travel lovers to stay at home, but it can’t stop us from exploring the world. There are many places offering free virtual tours, from international museums, tourist attractions in Thailand, zoos and Japan’s Ghibli Museum.

Now it’s time for history nerds to explore the ancient world of Egypt with these five heritage sites to travel to for free at home.   

Five stunning attractions are available for you to explore

Free virtual tour in EgyptThe Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq

Don’t let the COVID-19 lockdown ruin your chances of a brand new discovery. Grab this chance to learn and explore the fascinating world of ancient Egypt at these five attractions.  The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Egypt and the American Research Center in Cairo offers 3D photos of various locations. 

These include the Menna Tomb, 5,000-year-old Tomb of Queen Meresankh III, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Red Monastery and the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq.  

Free Virtual Tours to Egypt

You can go “inside” each location and click around various spots for information about the location, just as you would with a personal guide at museums.

Free Virtual Tours to Egypt
Inside the Red Monastery 
Image credit: AL-MONITOR

These sites usually require entry fees, but these virtual tours are offered for free to tourists around the world. 

You can follow the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Facebook for more details and updates. 

Let’s take a tour to travel back in time to extraordinary spots!

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