Google Street View Sightseeing

A smiley painted on the road confuses the #streetview camera, and no further images are taken past this point

Monday, 22nd June 2009

I reckon this giant dog is made of chocolate

Monday, 22nd June 2009

Beachballs cascade down the stairs in this fantastically realistic graffiti Can anyone find who the artist is?

Monday, 22nd June 2009

Satellite view of the school rooftop emblazoned with the word “COCK”, in the medium of bricks (via

Monday, 22nd June 2009

Vrrooooom! Sometimes the #streetview car goes really fast

Monday, 22nd June 2009

#streetview of Dutch twin brothers mugging a kid He had them arrested based on this evidence!

Monday, 22nd 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

On this day: Darwin Reached James Island

On October 8, 1835, Charles Darwin‘s ship The Beagle reached James Island (Santiago Island) in the Galapagos. Darwin spent 9…

Top 10 Crazy European Buildings

Architects are forever pushing the boundaries of design to create spectacular, astonishing, or just plain weird-looking buildings to catch your eye. We’ve found a plethora of these deranged designs across Europe on Google Street View and on Yandex Maps Panorama; below are a dozen of our favourites!

On this day: The Most Lopsided College Football Game Ever

On this day 98 years ago, the most lopsided college football game ever took place at Grant Field in Atlanta,…

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