Google Street View Sightseeing

The snappy-named Building N-221B at NASA’s Ames Research Center is the world’s largest wind tunnel at 80x120ft

Friday, 19th June 2009

Painted to slow down drivers, this scary giant ladybug would probably cause a crash late at night

Friday, 19th June 2009

This waiter is clearly getting a bigger tip than he bargained for!

Thursday, 18th June 2009

Coming Soon: Google Whitewater-Rafting-View! However, I think the name needs some work

Thursday, 18th June 2009

I have a feeling that if this Killer Whale were set to sea, it would sink like… a giant metal whale. #streetview via VGT

Thursday, 18th June 2009

Children imitating MTV’s Jackass: Also notice there’s #streetview for all the aisles of this car park – totally necessary?

Thursday, 18th June 2009

Welcome to Google Sightseeing

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite, using the free Google Earth program, or Google Maps in your web browser. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

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Lærdalstunnelen, The World’s Longest Road Tunnel

Faced with the challenge of building a year-round road to connect Norway’s two largest cities (Bergen and Oslo), through a…

Body being dumped into a Dutch canal, caught on Google Maps

We’re not sure what’s going on here, but it sure does look like someone (or perhaps a pair of someones)…

The World’s Largest Blue Holes

The term “blue hole” is given to sinkholes filled with water where the entrance is below the surface; but they…

Airship Hangars Around The World

From the late 19th century to the period between the World Wars, hundreds of airship hangars were built in Western…

Hurtigruten (The Express Route)

Here at Google Sightseeing we love a chance to create a post about the scenic wonders of Norway1. Today we…

Floating Bridges

Floating bridges, while often temporary structures used in times of war or disaster, can also be used long-term in locations…

Recent Comments

  1. Bob: There is a Marine Corps air station with two dirigible hangars in Tustin, CA. https://maps.google.com/map...
  2. Ian: Thanks Tammo – I was aware of it but didn’t include it because it’s not visible.
  3. Ian: Excellent, thanks for all the links everyone!
  4. Tammo: Best Streetview of the one in Sicily is probably from across the water: https://www.google.com/maps...
  5. PIETRO CONTEGIACOMO: Sirs, you forget or you have no infomation about the “world largest hangar in reinforced...

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