Exhibition “Age old cities. A virtual journey from Palmyra to Mosul"

The travelling exhibition recreates the cities of Palmyra, Aleppo, Mosul and Leptis Magna in virtual reality. It opened at the Arab World Institute in October 2018 and has since traveled to Bonn, Riyadh and Washington DC.

ALIPH firmly believes in the importance of raising awareness on the need to protect heritage threatened by conflict. The travelling exhibition "Age old cities: A virtual journey from Palmyra to Mosul" recreates the cities of Palmyra, Aleppo, Mosul and Leptis Magna in virtual reality. It enjoyed its opening at the Arab World Institute from 10 October 2018 to 17 February 2019, where it was visited by more than 130,000 people. The exhibition has already traveled to Bonn, Riyadh and Washington DC.

Project Details


Location: Paris, France, Western Europe, Bonn, Riyadh, Washington, D.C., Europe, Germany, Saudi Arabia, United States of America Organiser(s): Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) Project partner(s): ICONEM Funder(s): ALIPH Funding received: $100,000 Commencement Date: 01/2018 Project Status: Completed
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