See places close-up with Street View

To look at places from the ground level, you can use Street View. Zoom in to see buildings, landmarks, bridges, and more as if you're there.

Note: Street View images aren’t available everywhere. See where Street View is available.

Open Street View

  1. Using Google Chrome on your computer, open Google Earth.
  2. Click a place, or search for a location.
  3. Zoom in to see the area in more detail.
  4. On the bottom right of the screen, click Pegman Pegman.
  5. Click a highlighted area.
    • The circles or areas colored blue can be seen in Street View.
    • The circles colored orange let you see inside a building.

Move around

  1. To change your view, click and drag the screen.
  2. To return to a north-facing view, on the bottom right, click the compass.
  3. If you can move to a new area, white arrows appear onscreen. Click an arrow to move in that direction.

Zoom in or out

  • For a closer view, on the bottom right, click Zoom in Zoom in.
  • For a farther view, on the bottom right, click Zoom out Zoom out.

Exit Street View

In the top left, click Clear Clear.

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