London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London street views launched by Google
Published: Thursday 19th of March 2009
Google has launched a UK addition to its street view facility, meaning virtually every road in London can be seen in photographs.
The 360-degree view enables people to explore the capital for themselves, which may come in handy for those visiting in the coming months.
The city's mayor Boris Johnson comments: "London's unique beauty, splendour and energy is truly illuminated in cyberspace with this superb new tool.
"It is simply fascinating, even for a Londoner like me."
Other cities throughout the UK will also be accessible through Google maps, covering 22,360 miles of roads up and down the country.
Among the 24 other cities to get the street-view treatment are the likes of Aberdeen and Southampton.
People thinking of heading for the capital themselves might want to consider getting their hands on a London Pass, which saves money on a number of top attractions.
It can also be paired-up with a travel card for an extra £7 a day.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Sunday 12th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Stand above the River Thames with the London Tower Bridge Exhibition
Saturday 11th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Tate Modern hits headlines following new exhibitions
Friday 10th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Masterpieces on display at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Thursday 9th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Firepower at the Royal Artillery: Where football meets weaponry
Wednesday 8th of May 2013 Things to do in London: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir a 'testament to diversity in the capital'
Tuesday 7th of May 2013 London attractions: Botanical beauty is at the heart of Kew Gardens
Monday 6th of May 2013 What better way to conclude an exciting trip visiting the best of London attractions than to watch...
Sunday 5th of May 2013 If you want to see the very best of London attractions, and experience all that the city has to offer,...
Saturday 4th of May 2013 London attraction: Meet the legends at Chelsea Stadium!
Friday 3rd of May 2013 Things to do in London: Get up close and personal with Queen Elizabeth at the National Portrait Gallery
Thursday 2nd of May 2013 Things to do in London: Head down to the Courtauld Gallery for a taste of fine art