Doing the rounds on the mainstream sites this week has been the story of Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan…
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13 metres tall and allegedly cast from bronze in 1252, the Great Buddha of Kamakura is also on #streetview
13 metres tall and allegedly cast from bronze in 1252, the Great Buddha of Kamakura is also on #streetview http://gss.st/2Dt
Friday, 2nd March 2012
That’s one big Buddha! http://gss.st/vh #streetview RT @KeirClarke
Monday, 25th January 2010
The world of gargantuan statuary has changed considerably since we published the original Very Large Buddhas post just over 3 years ago. The title of world’s largest statue is now held by the Spring Temple Buddha…
Thursday, 16th July 2009
Seated at the top of 268 steps in the Po Lin Monastery in Hong Kong, is the Tian Tan Buddha – the world’s largest ‘seated outdoor bronze statue of the Buddha’. The 34 metre tall sculpture…
Monday, 29th May 2006
Right in the middle of our thumbnail, you can just make out the shape of the Great Buddha of Kamakura. Around 13 metres tall, the bronze statue is said to have been cast all the way…
Tuesday, 29th November 2005
Today, we continue our tour of street-level imagery in places Google Street View hasn’t reached yet! Here are more images from the numerous services that not only offer their own street-level imagery but have beaten Google to the punch in numerous cities around the globe.
Thursday, 5th April 2012
Previously on Google Sightseeing
Newtown is an inner suburb of Sydney, New South Wales and is one of that city’s major cultural and artistic centres. The suburb is renowned for its graffiti and street art, and since the 1980s all sorts of murals, drawings and paintings, both legal and illegal, have been popping up all over the neighbourhood.
It’s not every day that a new country is created, but that’s what happened on July 9th 2011 when The…