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Google Street View does the 'King Tut'

Explore ancient Egypt from the comfort of your own home

After assembling a couch-eye view of the 12 World Cup stadiums in Brazil, Google is taking the world on a trip to Egypt. Beginning today, Street View tourists will be able to explore historical landmarks like the Pyramids of Giza, the necropolis of Saqqara, and the ancient city of Abu Mena. The company used its Trekker camera system to collate 360-degree images showcasing the grandeur of this ancient civilization. Make sure to check out how tourism has affected these monuments from the time of the pharaohs.