Google Street View Sightseeing

The “Barber’s Ship” is (you’ve guessed it) a ship-shaped barber’s shop!

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

Giant statue in Florida recreates the classic “American Gothic” painting by Grant Wood from 1930

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

I wonder where the world’s biggest bicycle park is? Here’s a fairly large one to start you off!

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

A leftover cow from the Cow Parade herd that invaded Edinburgh back in 2006

Monday, 1st June 2009

OMG! It’s the giant talking penguin OF DOOM!!!1

Monday, 1st June 2009

It’s the hottest day of the year across much of the UK, so cool down with some Japanese snow on #streetview

Monday, 1st 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

World’s Largest Graffiti? Not even close.

Doing the rounds on the mainstream sites this week has been the story of Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan…

The Street Art of Newtown, Sydney

Newtown is an inner suburb of Sydney, New South Wales and is one of that city’s major cultural and artistic centres. The suburb is renowned for its graffiti and street art, and since the 1980s all sorts of murals, drawings and paintings, both legal and illegal, have been popping up all over the neighbourhood.

South Sudan

It’s not every day that a new country is created, but that’s what happened on July 9th 2011 when The…

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