The city of Vilnius marked the 300th anniversary of the birth of Vilna Gaon
Elijah ben Solomon Zalman by offering a virtual tour of the Great Synagogue of Vilna, which was destroyed under the Soviet Regime.
The 3D project features realistic footage of the site, including the complex, the courtyard and the interior. The clips were made used archived photos and architectural drawings. The synagogue originally had five floors, two of which were underground, and could host up to 5,000 worshipers.