Virtual Reality Tour Brings Ancient Jerusalem to Life

The Fellowship  |  September 14, 2018

Virtual Reality Tour Brings Ancient Jerusalem to Life

Do you wonder what it looked like on the streets of Jerusalem during the time of King Herod or during the life of Jesus? Experts have put together a new virtual reality tour of ancient Jerusalem so you can see the ancient city up close.

The Times of Israel tells us more:

A Jerusalem museum is breathing life into the ancient city with a new virtual reality tour that allows visitors to experience how archaeologists believe Jerusalem looked 2,000 years ago…

The virtual reality guide, “Step into History,” offers visitors a chance to “walk in the streets of Jerusalem and enjoy the present and take a look back to the past,” said Tower of David Museum director Eilat Lieber.

Working with archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority, Lithodomos VR created 360-degree simulations of how Jerusalem’s citadel, palaces, streets and ancient Jewish Temple are believed to have appeared during its heyday under King Herod in the first century BCE and during the life of Jesus.

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