Apr 16 2012
New simulation software unveiled by Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance helps users visit holy Islamic sites from their easy chair in front of a personal computer at home. Prayer rugs not required.
The software provides users with simulations of Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Masjid Al-Nabawi in Medina and the Askariya Shrine in Iraq. Experts believe recreating these holy sites in cyber space can help pilgrims who cannot visit them in person, but still want to brag that they did.