Google Street View Sightseeing

Yet another nasty car crash. How long before the #streetview car is involved?

Friday, 19th June 2009

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

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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Previously on Google Sightseeing

High Line Park, New York

Recently opened in New York, the High Line is a unique new public park as it isn’t at ground level,…

Standing But Not Operating: Abandoned Theme Parks

‘Standing but not operating’ (SBNO) is the term applied to amusement parks and amusement rides that have been abandoned by their owners but remain structurally intact. Not only are abandoned amusements favourites among urban the urban exploration crowd, SBNOs also make for great Google Sightseeing!

The War of 1812 – Canada

This summer, communities around North America are marking the two-hundredth anniversary of the start of the War of 18121. Perceptions…

Recent Comments

  1. Alex Turnbull: Hi Jeffery! That’s Awaji Kannon, a statue of Guanyin which, as you suspected, is 100m only when...
  2. Jeffrey Friedl: If one believes Wikipedia, this guy in Japan is 100m tall. http://goo.gl/maps/Ah472...
  3. Chuck Sears: Hitchcock Naval Air Station was a blimp base. It was decommissioned after WW2 and pretty much destroyed...
  4. Errol: If the USA did go to the moon why have they never been back and why has no one else ever been there this is...
  5. Sarah Wilson: Just wanted to say that I have driven on the road parallel to the hanger on Lakehurst. We stayed in the...

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