Google Street View Sightseeing

Sumikawa Snow Park, Japan. #winter

Monday, 3rd February 2014

Did you think the Stig’s car was cool? Wait till you see THIS!

Thursday, 23rd January 2014

You can now race The Stig around the Top Gear test track on Google Streetview!

Thursday, 23rd January 2014

Merry Christmas from Google Sightseeing! Which list will you be on – naughty or nice?

Monday, 23rd December 2013

An incredibly lucky escape for the passengers of this bus #gmapsviews

Tuesday, 10th December 2013

Stunning view from the 33rd floor of London’s newest skyscraper and tallest building in the EU: The Shard

Monday, 9th December 2013
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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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