Lonely Planet Writer

New app offers 3D virtual tour of Amphipolis

The Lion of Amphipolis.
The Lion of Amphipolis. Image by Dimitris Siskopoulos / CC BY 2.0

Those interested in exploring the Amphipolis tomb in northern Greece – one of the biggest archaeological discoveries in the world in 2014 – before it opens for visitors, can now do so online. A new app created by Greek graphic artists has launched on a local website (amfipoli-news.com). The virtual tour is based on the dimensions and imagery provided by the Greek Ministry of Culture. It only includes the parts of the tomb that have been excavated so far, but it will be updated as new discoveries are made and officially presented to the public.  Read more: news.gtp.gr