Google Maps has been updated today with new Street View imagery for over 1,000 locations around the world, including parts of Asia, Europe, Latin America, Canada and the United States.
Google announced the deluge of new, high-resolution panorama photographs over on the Google Maps blog earlier today, highlighting a number of the most interesting places for the so-called “armchair explorer” to check out.
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Singapore has been given a radical overhaul, enabling users to explore the Singapore Zoo and metropolitan areas such as the Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade and the Fullerton Heritage Promenade. Perfect if you’re planning a tripe there, or just fancy having a nose around a new city.
“From the boat you can see cultural landmarks like the Royal Opera and Theater Houses and even the sculpture of The Little Mermaid from Hans Christian Andersen’s famous fairytale,” Deanna Yick, Street View Program Manager for Google said.
Street View imagery for the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady Aparecida – one of the most visited Marian shrines in the world – has also been added to Brazil’s maps, as well as the Vila Belmiro stadium, home to Santos Soccer Club and football legends Pele and Neymar.
The United States hasn’t been left out either. The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut is also new, as well as the Isaac Bell House in Newport, Rhode Island and the Cape Henry lighthouse in Virginia.
Google hasn’t listed all 1,001 new Street View destinations – it would be an awfully long list if it did – so the best bet is to simply jump back into Google Maps and start snooping around.
Google Maps was updated with new Street View imagery for multiple parts of New York, including Central Park, the 9/11 Memorial and various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy in May.
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