The toilet – home to some of humankind’s most intimate moments, and probably one of the last things you’d think you’d find on Google Maps (or think to look for, for that matter). One might be surprised, however, at just how many random toilets and toilet-related items are lying around on Google Maps. As part of our effort to maintain our highbrow credibility, we’ve collected a few for you here; it’s a dirty job but someone has to do it.
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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
Best of Google Sightseeing
With springtime just around the corner (in the Northern hemisphere at least), some readers may be thinking about booking a…
During the 19th and early 20th centuries, villages were constructed by English industrialists and landowners to provide housing close to…