Google Street View Sightseeing

The #streetview camera car gets drenched as it drives through a fountain of water from an open fire hydrant

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

The World’s Largest 8 ball isn’t even an 8 ball, but locals petitioned still for its return when it was removed

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Mill End Park is recognised as the world’s smallest park, at just 61cm across: More info here:

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Waldo Park, one of the smallest in the world, consists of a plaque and a giant tree More here:

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Wow. There’s a really big head on that thing huh?

Friday, 22nd May 2009

Somebody please send help! I bent down to look through this hole, and now my head is stuck!

Friday, 22nd May 2009

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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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Recent Comments

  1. Bob: There is a Marine Corps air station with two dirigible hangars in Tustin, CA. https://maps.google.com/map...
  2. Ian: Thanks Tammo – I was aware of it but didn’t include it because it’s not visible.
  3. Ian: Excellent, thanks for all the links everyone!
  4. Tammo: Best Streetview of the one in Sicily is probably from across the water: https://www.google.com/maps...
  5. PIETRO CONTEGIACOMO: Sirs, you forget or you have no infomation about the “world largest hangar in reinforced...

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