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

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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