Street View Now Extends to Top of World\’s Tallest Building

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Google has added the world’s tallest building to its Google Maps service, marking the first time a skyscraper has been captured on Street View.

\"GoogleUsers can now use Street View to experience what it’s like to stand on top of the Burji Khalifa in Dubai, the world’s largest man-made structure at 2,717 feet tall. Google used its Street View Trekker and Trolley over the course of three days to take 360-degree images of both indoor and outdoor locations of the building.

Via Street View, Google Maps shows off views from the observation deck on the 124th floor and sights from the 163rd floor, which is the highest occupied floor in the world. Google also claims users see what it feels like to hang off one of the building’s maintenance units, located on the 80th floor and experience the world’s fastest moving elevators, which reach speeds of 22 miles per hour. Users can also check out the pool on the 76th floor.

The street view images taken in Dubai is Google’s first-ever collection taken in the Arab World.

Source: Google



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