Taj Mahal makes it to Google Street View’s most searched list! Check how other attractions have fared


Google shared the top three most visited places on Google Street View on its 15th birthday! And Taj Mahal made the list!

Google Street View has always been that must-have tool that allows you to virtually reach unexpected places that may not be accessible to you! Well, recently Google’s Street View turned 15 years old! And on that occasion, Google has been sharing a warm blog about Street View since the first images were created in 2007. What is surprising is that Google Street View has taken over 220 billion pictures and traveled more than 10 million miles in 100 countries and territories.

To celebrate Street View’s 15th birthday, Google also shared the “three places the world has loved lately,” and guess what? India’s Taj Mahal is the third most popular place to explore on Street View. This is not so surprising, however, as it is the finest example of Mughal architecture, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site back in 1983. It has always been one of the biggest global attractions for tourists around the world. Well, first place was secured by the tallest building in the world in the United Arab Emirates, the Burj Khalifa, specifically its 154th floor, and the famous Eiffel Tower in France, which became the second most popular place to visit on Google Street View.

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Google shared 15 amazing Street View collections on the blog. Also, four new collections, the top 10 most visited countries in the world and Street View images became part of the Google blog. The most visited countries include Indonesia, the United States, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Taiwan, France and the United Kingdom.

What are the four new collections that Google thinks will become all-time favorites?

Are you looking for new suggestions to explore the wonders of the world? Well, Google has shared four new collections that Google believes will become all-time favorites. The list includes:

  • The Pyramids of Meroë in Sudan: The ancient pyramids housing the tombs of the kings and queens of the Cushite kingdom.
  • The Duomo in Milan: It is the largest cathedral in Italy and the third largest cathedral in Europe.
  • Les Invalides in Paris: Google shared that the golden dome of Les Invalides in front of the Eiffel Tower was the highest point in Paris.
  • Sydney Ferries in Australia: The legendary Sydney Ferries will soon be digitally preserved.

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