See Ancient Rome in 3D with Google Earth

Google has today announced an awesome addition to Google Earth, allowing you to step in the the sandals of an Ancient Roman.Ancient Rome 3D has just b

Ancient Rome 3D has just been added as a layer in Google Earth and depicts the city as it was in 320 AD. So you can stand in the centre of the Colosseum, sit in the Forum, or just wander around and check out all the informational points along the way.

There are over 6700 historic buildings to check out, plus detailed interiors of eleven ancient monuments, including the Colosseum.

Just go to "Layers", select "Gallery" and then "Ancient Rome 3D". I've had a bit of a wander round, and it's amazing to swoop around the centre of an ancient civilization. I'm off to find a taverna with WiFi...