Celebrating 15 years of Street View
Street View began in 2007 as a far-fetched idea to create a 360-degree map of the world. Since then, we've captured over 220 billion images and more than 10 million miles across 100 countries and territories together.
Along the way you've explored space, the ocean, and the awe-inspiring places in between - and you've always found your way home.
Looking back on an incredible journey
Larry Page has a wild idea: "What if we created a 360-degree map of the world?"
Picture this! The first Street View images launch across five cities in the US.
Street View trikes pedal into the action, to capture images on car-free roadways.
The Street View snowmobile takes to the Whistler slopes.
Underwater cameras capture the majesty of the Great Barrier Reefs.
The Trekker Loan Program means that third-party partners can capture their world on Street View.
Historic imagery becomes available to help you explore the world as it is – and was.
Street View wanders the Liwa desert on camelback.
You can now experience Street View in VR.
We rappel beneath the Earth's surface into an active volcano in Vanuatu.
You can now explore 4,000-year-old archaeological sites on the "top of the world".
The astronauts aboard the ISS capture a top-down view of Earth.
A Trekker upgrade means higher resolution images and less weight to carry.
The chairman of the Mars Institute invites us to rove around "Mars on Earth".
The launch of Live View helps you navigate with directions overlaid on top of your world.
Street View reaches triple digits, having expanded to 102 countries and territories.
Explore iconic Street View locations
What's new with Street View?
Rolling out now: Travel through time
Now you can see how places have changed over time with Street View historical imagery on the Google Maps app.
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Our 15 favorite views
From a Mongolian Ice Festival to the floating homes of Lake Titicaca, take in some of the most breathless views our planet has to offer.