This virtual tour is comprised of various spherical panoramic photographs that place you inside the image, as if you were standing in the place where the photo was made. Use your mouse to pan around each photo. Use you Ctrl key to zoom out, and your shift key to zoom in on details. There are also control buttons on the screen.
The virtual tour is provided by Saudi Aramco World and is hosted on their website.
Photographed by Barry Gross and Michael Gross, Audio Guide by Oleg Graber
Oleg Grabar is Professor Emeritus of Islamic Art and Architecture at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, New Jersey. He is the author of The Dome of the Rock (2006, Harvard) and The Shape of the Holy: Early Islamic Jerusalem (1996, Princeton).
Audio Guide production by Tom Verde and David Lugo. Recorded at Hagens Recording Studio, Princeton NJ.