Google Street View Sightseeing

Obviously flocks of birds can get much bigger than this, but this is by far the largest flock captured on #streetview

Friday, 5th June 2009

The rarely-spotted super-giant ladybug is known to pray on seedy nightclubs

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Aliens have landed in Wisconsin! They’ve also held an annual parade since 1987 – why wasn’t this on the news?

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Giant library in Cardiff – it has a Harry Potter but/ is somehow missing! #streetview via @richellis

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Giant pencils, brushes and books line the street The pencils are covered in all sorts of jibber-jabber

Thursday, 4th June 2009

Erm… why, upon seeing the #streetview car, has this scary old man started grabbing at his crotch?

Wednesday, 3rd 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

Hurtigruten (The Express Route)

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

Street View Competitors, Part 1

Google Street View may be ever-expanding in its reach, but it’s still a long way from covering the entire world. There are numerous services that not only offer their own street-level imagery but have beaten Google to the punch in numerous cities around the globe. That got us wondering just what we’re missing from other sites over here at Google Sightseeing, so join us as we take a two-part tour of street-level imagery in places Street View hasn’t reached yet!

Midway Atoll

Known as site of one of the most pivotal naval battles in history, today Midway Atoll strikes an odd balance between its military past and its tropical paradise locale. It’s also one of the most remote places ever visited by Google Street View.

Recent Comments

  1. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....
  2. Andrew Thielmann: Not longest skating anymore: the skating trail on the lake in Invermere (lat/lng:50.493583,...
  3. Allaiyah Weyn: Close to Santa Laura is what looks like a big bloody mess. I wonder what all the red stuff is. The van...
  4. Allaiyah Weyn: I wish I could visit all the ghost towns of the world on Google Earth. Sadly, the van usually passes...
  5. Tammo: This is so awesome. I’m sure this will warrant some more posts once you’ve had a chance to go over...

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