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Google Street View now let’s you see what it’s like from the top of the Eiffel Tower

Posted By Enrique Manalang On July 18, 2013 @ 12:12 AM In World Wide Web | 1 Comment

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Last month, Google users gained the ability to virtually explore the Burj Khalifa [2]. This month, the company has announced that you can now explore Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower.

Once again, the team at Google used a special Street View Trolley (it’s in the image above) to capture the 360-degree panoramic images. Pascal Malite, a Street View Program Manager, actually pushes the trolley around and helps carry it through a flight of stairs. You can see that, along with some other beautiful views in the video below:

If you virtually explored the Burj Khalifa last month, what are you waiting for? Your next trip is here [3]. And if you’re interested in a little history on the Eiffel Tower, you can visit its section in the Google Cultural institute right here [4].

[via Google [5]]


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[1] Image: http://dottech.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Screen-Shot-2013-07-18-at-2.58.40-AM.jpg

[2] virtually explore the Burj Khalifa: http://dottech.org/113412/virtually-explore-the-worlds-tallest-building-burj-kahlifa-inside-and-out-with-google-maps/

[3] Your next trip is here: https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=embed&hl=en&geocode=&q=Eiffel%20Tower,%20Avenue%20Anatole%20France,%20Paris,%20France&aq=0&oq=eiffel&sll=48.829639,2.261724&sspn=0.020313,0.042787&t=h&ie=UTF8&layer=c&cbll=48.858134,2.294652&panoid=oQPcuxSezmvucwrsEdoA8g&cbp=13,135.89,,0,7.11&ll=48.855602,2.294641&spn=0.008866,0.027037&z=15&output=svembed

[4] the Google Cultural institute right here: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/tour-eiffel?v.view=grid

[5] Google: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2013/07/scaling-heights-of-eiffel-tower.html

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