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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The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island. You can also see the Staten Island ferry going past in the bottom right.
Thursday, 7th April 2005
A few years ago it was a common joke to suggest that Google would follow the success of Street View by attaching cameras to boats to capture imagery of rivers, canals and oceans. Well, of course…
Wednesday, 26th February 2014
Missing Christmas already? Already needing a do-over for your failed New Year resolution? Don’t fret, because we’re about to show you places where it’s Christmas and New Year all year round. Literally!
Tuesday, 7th January 2014
We visited a number of amusement parks in the early years of Google Sightseeing, but with improved imagery and competition amongst parks leading to the construction of many spectacular new attractions over the past few years,…
Thursday, 26th September 2013
It has been a pretty good summer here in Britain (by our standards at least), and people have been flocking to beaches along the coasts to play in the sand and sea. In select areas a…
Thursday, 22nd August 2013
Way back in the early days of Google Sightseeing during our first-ever Island Week, we visited the remote south Atlantic territory of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. In the seven years since that article, a lot has changed with regards to Google’s imagery there. Even in the frigid grasp of the ocean, nothing escapes Google Street View these days. Join us as we explore Grytviken, the world’s southernmost territorial capital.
Tuesday, 9th July 2013
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…