The Google Maps application has recently employed promotional 360-degree panoramic shots for Egypt reaching 12,504,657 views in only three months.
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The application takes viewers into an intriguing journey wandering all over the Giza plateau through a camera lens. The three pyramids, Sphinx and Khufu’s ship surrounded by a number of camels are beautifully shot in a detailed, picturesque scene, under the bright sun rays visible above the horizon. Each monumental view is provided with brief historical information on the sidebar.
The panoramic view’s high viewership rate mirrors the fact that the Egyptian monuments still kindle the interest of tourists across the globe, but the fears of paying a visit in real life stand as an obstacle.
See the panoramic shots on Google Maps.
Original Article approach by Heba Helmy, Egypt Independent