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Use Street View in Google Maps

With Street View, explore world landmarks, see natural wonders, and step inside places such as museums, arenas, restaurants, or small businesses. You can use Street View in Google Maps, the Street View gallery, or the Street View app.

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

Get to Street View in Google Maps

Here’s how you can see Street View photos:

  • Search for a place or drop a pin.
  • Tap on a place marker.
Search for a place or drop a pin
  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Search for a place or drop a pin on the map. To drop a pin, touch and hold on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place name or address.
  4. Scroll down and select the photo labeled "Street View" or select the thumbnail with a Street View icon .
  5. When you’re done, go to the top left and tap Back Back.
Tap on a place marker
  1. Open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. Tap on a place marker.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place name or address.
  4. Scroll down and select the photo labeled "Street View" or select the thumbnail with a Street View icon .
  5. When you’re done, go to the top left and tap Back Back.

Share a Street View image

To share a Street View image, tap the screen, then tap More More > Share.

Explore Street View

  • To look around in Street View, drag your finger on the screen or tap the compass.
  • To move around, swipe left or right. You can also swipe up or down on the blue line.
  • To see a wider view and change to landscape mode, turn your device sideways.
  • To zoom in, pinch open on the screen. To zoom out, pinch closed on the screen.
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