Google Street View Sightseeing

Not the most co-worker-friendly office pastime we could think of.

Tuesday, 12th February 2013

Ever felt you needed a nap at work? This office in Stockholm has the solution

Tuesday, 12th February 2013

Family of elephants going for a paddle, Chobe National Park, Botswana.

Monday, 11th February 2013

No longer the preserve of the wealthy, from today you too can ski the slopes of Aspen@ (virtually)

Thursday, 31st January 2013

Not sure how these Lithuanian guys drove into this ditch – maybe it was so they’d get on Street View?

Thursday, 31st January 2013

We took a tour of the Barringer Meteor Crater 8 years ago, but as of today you can visit on Street View

Thursday, 31st January 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 Afsluitdijk Opened

On May 28, 1932, the (unpronounceable for those of us outside the Netherlands) Afsluitdijk opened. This 32km (20mile) dike is…

On this day: The Golden Gate Bridge Opened

On May 27, 1937, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened, with around 200,000 people walking or roller-skating across on the…

On this day: The Vauxhall Bridge Opened

On May 26, 1906, the new Vauxhall Bridge across the Thames in London opened. This was five years later than…

Recent Comments

  1. Wayne: I’ve taken one of those half-day tours to Niihau. The helicopter company, owned by the Robinson family,...
  2. Jel: And that’s not to mention the Dutch 11-towns race, when and if it gets cold enough – nigh on 200km....
  3. Andrew Thielmann: Not longest skating anymore: the skating trail on the lake in Invermere (lat/lng:50.493583,...
  4. Allaiyah Weyn: Close to Santa Laura is what looks like a big bloody mess. I wonder what all the red stuff is. The van...
  5. Allaiyah Weyn: I wish I could visit all the ghost towns of the world on Google Earth. Sadly, the van usually passes...

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