Google Street View Sightseeing

It’s surprising how much extra lighting is required for filming, even on a bright midday in Los Angeles

Sunday, 17th February 2013

Giant Olympic rings, Edinburgh, August 2012.

Friday, 15th February 2013

Happy Valentine’s day

Thursday, 14th February 2013

Street View goes where no mapping service has gone before – Springfield USA! #simpsons

Thursday, 14th February 2013

This farmer knows what happens when animals get in the way of the Street View Car, and acts accordingly

Thursday, 14th February 2013

Giant purple upside-down inflatable cow. (The Udderbelly, Edinburgh, August 2012.) #edfringe

Thursday, 14th February 2013

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: The Battle of Berne

On June 27, 1954, a World Cup Quarter Final game between Hungary and Brazil turned ugly with increasingly aggressive play…

On this day: The Coney Island Cyclone Opened

Remain seated and keep your hands inside at all times … On June 26, 1927, the Coney Island Cyclone wooden…

Google Tower View

Perhaps skip reading this post if you don’t have a head for heights – today we’re heading up to look…

Recent Comments

  1. Longtime reader: There has not been a new Google Sightseeing post since this one on May 22, 2015. Can we expect more...
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  3. Wayne: I’ve taken one of those half-day tours to Niihau. The helicopter company, owned by the Robinson family,...
  4. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....
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