Google Street View Sightseeing

Stefan’s Skyneedle was destined for Tokyo Disneyland, but was saved by a local man Full story

Wednesday, 27th May 2009

Some friendly youths, having just helped some old ladies across the road, wave at the passing camera

Wednesday, 27th May 2009

A fugitive giant safety pin tries to hide by blending in with the street lights

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

Students from an inner-city riding school, who ride horses around the streets of Philly More info http://bit.ly/P0Ams

Tuesday, 26th May 2009

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

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

The Wrekin – a false volcano (Volcano week 6)

The 400 metre hill known as the Wrekin is a familiar landmark across Shropshire. An isolated peak amid flat farmland,…

Britain’s Beach Huts

It has been a pretty good summer here in Britain (by our standards at least), and people have been flocking…

The War of 1812 – USA

We recently took a look at important Canadian battlefield locations from the War of 1812, as well as a number…

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