Google Street View is an integral part of Google Maps. Did you know he’s celebrating his 15th birthday this month? The first shots it contained were the streets of San Francisco and 4 other American cities. The service is now available in more than 100 countries around the world. Antarctica, for example, is also present and has entered space.
Street view in Slovakia
Google states in a press release that Slovakia has been a part of Street View for 10 years. The service also includes many sites or places inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, such as Ochtinska aragonite cave or Werewolf. The most visited country is Indonesia and the most popular site is the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa.
In 2014, the service in Slovakia expanded to many interesting locations. It is interesting that Slovakia was only the third country in the world after Japan and Poland with detailed shots of caves. The High and Low Tatras were mapped, but also Orava Castle, Bojnice Castle, Spiš Castle and the Museum of the Orava Village. A Street View tricycle and a Street View backpack visited these places.
A year later, several Slovak national parks, museums, historical monuments and places of rest were added. The last additions in 2020 were two alpine cottages – Zbojnícka and Téryho chata.
The most popular Slovak locations on Street View in the last year:
- Spis “Castle
- Main station, Bratislava
- Bratislava castle
- St. Elisabeth Cathedral
- Orava Castle
- Cachtice Castle
- MR Stefanik Airport, Bratislava
- Bojnice National Zoo
- Castle Devin
Of course, Google regularly updates its imagery to provide the most accurate picture possible and to serve users. Even in these months, we have Street View cars that will visit several Slovak cities.
Street view in the world
Street View cars have traveled more than 16 million kilometers together and collected a total of more than 220 billion images. In 2012, the Street View backpack was introduced, which made it possible to better capture places where cars cannot get. The first place taken was the American Grand Canyon, in Europe Venice was given this privilege. This device has already appeared on snowmobiles and camels in the past.
The most popular global Street View locations in the last year
- Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates
- Eiffel Tower, France
- Taj Mahal, India
- Statue of Liberty, United States of America
- Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
- Labyrinth at Rhyolite, United States of America
- Necropolis at Giza, Egypt
- White House, United States of America
- Colosseum, Italy
- National Monument, Indonesia
The most visited countries on Street View in the last year
- United States of America
- United Kingdom
The most visited cities on Street View in the last year
- Jakarta, Indonesia
- Tokyo, Japan
- Mexico (city), Mexico
- Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- New York City, United States
- Istanbul, Turkey
- Taipei, Taiwan
- Paris, France
- Osaka, Japan
Source: MojAndroid.sk by www.mojandroid.sk.
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