Google Street View in Asia

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In Asia, Google Street View is available in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey. It is also available for a few select tourist attractions in the People's Republic of China and Pakistan.[1][2]

Service in Japan was introduced on August 4, 2008. Japan's coverage was initially concentrated in five areas with a total of 10 camera icons. The service has faced criticisms from bloggers in Japan of cultural insensitivity.[3]

Google Street View camera cars were spotted in the streets of Singapore in December 2008 and January 2009; and were launched on December 2, 2009. It was updated over the years.

In early 2009, camera cars with the Google Street View labels were spotted in Hong Kong's streets. On August 18, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan was added. On October 7, and December 2, 2009, more locations in Japan were added. On January 21, 2010, more Taiwan locations are added. At the same time, more Japanese locations are added. Unusually, while Street View images are, at present, primarily collected during daylight hours, a number of Taipei streets were imaged at night.

On March 11, 2010, Google Street View for Hong Kong, Macau, and more locations in Japan were launched.

On December 8, 2010, Google updated some of Japan's imagery with HD photographs.

On May 26, 2011, Google announced that, in India, capturing of Street View images in Bangalore, the capital of the state of Karnataka, had started. However, Google Street View was banned from Bangalore on June 20, 2011.[4]

On September 2, 2011, Google has revealed that its Street View feature will be introduced to the country in association with the Tourism Authority of Thailand.[5]

On September 3, 2011, Google started to collaborate with Tourism Malaysia to record Malaysian locations to be featured on its Google Map Street View.[6]

On January 24, 2012, Google Street View was launched in South Korea starting with imagery from the country's capital, Seoul, as well as South Korea's second largest city, Busan.[7]

On March 21, 2012, Thailand became available on Street View.

On April 3, 2012, Google Street View updated Singapore's street view at its headquarters (Asia Square @ Marina View). Staff members can be spotted in rainbow color holding different Google logos.

On April 19, 2012, Israel became available on Street View.

On August 20, 2014, the availability of Indonesian and Cambodian street views came true.

On November 22, 2015, over 40 archaeological sites across Jordan became live.[8]

Timeline of introductions[edit]

Note: Bold indicates locations available in newer high quality view, and italic bold indicates locations partially available in high quality view.

Date Major locations added.
Monday, August 4, 2008 Japan Chiba, Hakodate, Kobe, Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Saitama, Sapporo, Sendai, Tokyo, Yokohama
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Taiwan Taipei and more
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 Singapore Major part of Singapore
Japan Niigata, Sado, Hiroshima, Okayama, Fukuoka, Kumamoto
Thursday, January 21, 2010 Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taichung, Hsinchu, Yilan City, Keelung, Hualien City, Pingtung City and more
Japan More locations in Japan
Thursday, March 11, 2010 Japan Nijō Castle, Nishi Honganji, Higashi Honganji, Shōseien, Daikaku-ji, Tōfuku-ji, Kennin-ji, Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto Seika University, Otani University, Aizuwakamatsu Castle, Yomiuriland, Fuji-Q Highland, Tsukiji Hongan-ji, Kumamoto Castle, Rikkyo University, Kyushu University, Kumamoto University, Fuji Golf Course, Aizu Matsudaira's Royal Garden, Himeji and more locations in Japan

Hong Kong Major part of Hong Kong including Victoria Harbour
Macau Part of Macau

Monday, February 28, 2011[9] Japan Chichi-jima[not in citation given]
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Iraq National Museum of Iraq[10]
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Japan Hachinohe, Aomori, Morioka, Ōfunato, Kamaishi, Miyako, Rikuzentakata, Ishinomaki, Kesennuma, Natori, Higashimatsushima, Onagawa, Minamisanriku, Watari, Yamamoto, Sōma, and more places affected by the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 South Korea Seoul and major cities in the Seoul Capital Area. Major districts in Busan and parts of Gyeongsangnam-do.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Thailand Bangkok, Chiangmai and Phuket
Thursday, April 19, 2012 Israel Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Japan Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tanegashima Space Center, Tsukuba Space Center, Sagamihara Campus, Chofu Aerospace Center, Earth Observation Center, Usuda Deep Space Center, Uchinoura Space Center, in Japan
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Philippines Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental, Philippines[11]
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 More locations in:

Macau Macau
Singapore Singapore
Taiwan Taiwan
Thailand Thailand

Thursday, January 17, 2013 Israel Rishon LeZion, Petah Tikva, Ashdod, Beersheba, Holon, Netanya, Bnei Brak, Ramat Gan, Bat Yam, Rehovot, Ashkelon, Herzliya, Kfar Saba, Hadera, Nazareth, Lod, Ra'anana, Ramla, Giv'atayim, Rahat, Nahariya, Kiryat Ata, Eilat, Kiryat Gat, Hod HaSharon, Acre, Karmiel, Tiberias, Ramat HaSharon, Afula and more locations in Israel
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Japan Nagano, Ueda, Maebashi, Fukui, Mazda Museum in Hiroshima and other locations in Japan including various HD images updates
Sunday, March 4, 2013 Qatar Museum of Islamic Art[12]
Monday, March 18, 2013 Nepal South Base Camp on Mount Everest, Tengboche Monastery, Kala Patthar, Mudslide bridge between Lukla and Namche Bazaar, Stupa in Namche Bazaar (Nepal)
Japan Mount Fuji in Japan
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 India National Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art (New Delhi), in India
Friday, April 5, 2013 India Landmarks in India including Nrityagram Dance Village, Wonderla, Janapada Loka, Prakruthi Club & Resort, Olde Bangalore Resort, Clarks Exotica, Soukya International Holistic Health Centre and Indian Statistical Institutes in Kolkata and New Delhi, Victoria Memorial Hall, S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Pune Institute of Computer Technology, Rambagh Palace, Management Development Institute, Amity University, Sharda University, Pataudi Palace, Wildflower Hall in Shimla, Regional Engineering College in Warangal, Oberoi Rajvilas Jaipur, Gurajat Fun World, Lake Palace, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Golkonda Fort, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Thousand Pillar Temple, Warangal Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Nagaur Fort, Dutch Warehouse in Kochi
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 India Sula Vineyards, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in India
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Thailand Pattaya, Chon Buri, Sattahip and other locations in Thailand
Singapore More locations in Singapore
Hong Kong Sha Tin Che Kung Temple and Ocean Park in Hong Kong
Monday, June 24, 2013 United Arab Emirates Burj Khalifa, Dubai[13]
Thursday, 22 August 2013 China Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding[14]
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 India Cyber Pearl, The Ascendas IT Park and ISB in Hyderabad, India
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 Malaysia Batu Caves, Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Fort Cornwallis, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Putra Square, Sunway Lagoon, Titiwangsa Lake Garden
More parks in Klang Valley and planned street view driving locations[15]
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 India Humayun's Tomb in India
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 India Dargah Sharif in Ajmer, India
Thursday, January 9, 2014 India Qutub Minar, Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah, Raigad Fort, Shaniwar Wada, Rajagiri Fort, Kanheri Caves, Thirumayam Fort, Fort St. George, India, Aga Khan Palace, Karla Caves, Lenyadri Caves, Movar Koil and Alvar Koil, Sithanavasal Caves
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Philippines Fort Santiago, Baluarte de San Diego in the Philippines
India Fatehpur Sikri, Chandragiri Fort, Palli Kondaperumal and Malayadipatti and Shiva Temple, Amaravati Buddhist Stupas & Remains, Guntupalli Caves, Hirakota Fort in India
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Philippines San Agustin Church, Plaza San Luis in the Philippines
Thursday, February 20, 2014 India Taj Mahal, Gwalior Fort and more landmarks in India
Israel Knesset in Israel
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 India Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad Caves, Elephanta Caves, Jetavana, The Residency Lucknow, Lord Cornwallis tomb in India
Monday, March 31, 2014 Cambodia Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm, Banteay Srei and more landmarks in Cambodia
Monday, April 21, 2014 Hong Kong Lamma Island, Cheung Chau, Peng Chau and country trails in Hong Kong
Thailand More locations in Thailand
August 20, 2014 Indonesia Jakarta, Tangerang, Depok, Bogor, Surabaya, Gresik, Denpasar, Nusa Penida and more locations in Indonesia
Cambodia Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Ta Khmao, Kampong Cham, Tboung Khmum, Sisophon, Kampong Thom, Kampot, Pursat, Banlung, Stung Treng and more locations in Cambodia
Thailand Khon Kaen, Nong Khai and more locations in Thailand
Friday, September 26, 2014 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Klang Valley, Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, Ipoh, Penang, Kedah, Perlis, Negeri Sembilan, Seremban, Johor, Johor Bahru, Malacca, Malacca City, Pahang, Kuantan, Terengganu, Kelantan and more locations in Peninsular Malaysia
Thailand Loei and more locations in Thailand.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Bhutan Thimphu, Paro, Phuntsholing, Gelephu Gewog, Samdrup Jongkhar, Chhukha, Punakha, Samtse, Trongsa, Mongar, Trashigang, Trashiyangtse, Wangdue Phodrang, Geylegphug, Daga, Jakar, Ura, Ha, Lhuntse, Pemagatsel, Zhemgang, Damphu and more locations in Bhutan
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Bangladesh Dhaka, Savar, Chittagong, Dhaka - Chittagong Highway in Bangladesh
Japan More locations in Japan, in particular on the island of Hokkaido
Thailand More locations in Thailand
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Bangladesh Khulna and more locations in Bangladesh
Turkey Sakıp Sabancı Museum, The Museum of Innocence in Turkey
Thailand Update and more locations in Thailand
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Nepal Lukla, Phakding, Khumjung, Phortse, Panboche, Dughla, Lobuche, Thamu, Thame and more location in Khumbu Region, Nepal[16]
Japan Rikuzentakata Area and more locations in Iwate, Japan[17]
Mongolia National Academic Drama Theatre in Ulan Bator, Mongolia[18]
Monday, March 16, 2015 India Gateway of India, Tomb of Sher Shah Suri, Nalanda, Vikramashila, Lakshmana Temple, Konark Sun Temple, Mysore Palace, Mysore Zoo, Rajarani Temple, Udayagiri Caves, Pattadakal and more other landmarks in India[19]
Monday, April 20, 2015 Turkey Landmarks in Gallipoli, Turkey[20]
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Thailand Yasothon, Amnat Charoen and more locations in Thailand
Thursday, June 4, 2015[21] East Timor Underwater views in Jaco Island, East Timor
Indonesia Underwater views in Papua, Indonesia
Maldives Underwater views in Maldives
British Indian Ocean Territory Locations in the British Indian Ocean Territory
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Mongolia Ulan Bator, Erdenet, Darkhan, Sainshand, Bagakhangai, Bayan and more locations, in Mongolia
Taiwan Update and more locations in Taiwan
Laos Vientiane, in Laos
Malaysia Bintulu, Sibu, Miri, Sandakan, Tawau, Lahad Datu, Penampang, Kota Samarahan, Serian Division and more locations, in Malaysia
Cambodia Battambang, Krong Pailin, Sihanoukville, Svay Rieng and more locations in Cambodia
Saturday, July 18, 2015 Mongolia Zuunmod, Baganuur, Züünbayan, Erdene, Zamyn-Üüd, Züünkharaa, Sukhbaatar, Altanbulag, Khüder, part of Mandalgovi and more locations in Mongolia
Thursday, August 20, 2015 Pakistan Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore Museum, Badshahi Mosque, Tomb of Jahangir, Walled City of Lahore, Lahore Fort, Tomb of Muhammad Iqbal and other locations in Pakistan
India Leh Palace in India, Murudeshwara, Chitradurga, Bhakt Singh Palace, Delhi Metro exhibit at National Science Centre, Rishikesh, Vadatalav, Gujarat
Friday, August 28, 2015 Malaysia Peninsular Malaysia Coastline
Thursday, September 3, 2015 Thailand Sakon Nakhon, Ubon Ratchathani and more locations in Thailand
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Philippines Metro Manila, Dasmariñas, General Santos, Bacoor, San Jose del Monte, Iloilo City, Calamba, Baguio, Batangas City, Imus, San Pedro, Santa Rosa, Lipa, Biñan, San Pablo, Cabuyao, Malolos, Meycauayan, San Carlos, Dagupan, Tanauan, Trece Martires, Gapan, Cavite City, Alaminos and Tagaytay in the Philippines
Indonesia Bandung, Palembang, Yogyakarta, Bandar Lampung, Cilegon, Semarang, Serang, Purwakarta, Sukabumi, Subang, Cirebon, Garut, Tasikmalaya, Purwokerto, Cilacap, Kebumen, Surakarta, Mataram, Wonosari, Jember, Probolinggo, Banyuwangi, Pasuruan, Situbondo, and more locations in Indonesia
United Arab Emirates Sharjah, Ajman, Khor Fakkan, Kalba and more locations in the United Arab Emirates
Thursday, October 1, 2015 Kazakhstan The Museum of Carriages in Almaty, Kazakhstan
Thursday, October 8, 2015 Thailand More locations in Thailand
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 United Arab Emirates Sir Bani Yas, Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi, Zayed Sports City Stadium, Zayed University, Yas Marina Circuit, Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Ain Zoo and more landmarks in the United Arab Emirates
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Turkey Ankara, Istanbul, İzmir, Bursa, Adana*, Konya, Antalya, Kayseri, Mersin, Eskişehir, Diyarbakır*, Samsun, Denizli, Adapazarı, Malatya, Kahramanmaraş, Erzurum, Van, Batman, Elâzığ, İzmit, Manisa, Sivas, Gebze, Balıkesir, Tarsus, Kütahya, Trabzon, Çorum, Çorlu, Adıyaman, Osmaniye, Kırıkkale, Antakya*, Aydın, İskenderun, Uşak, Aksaray, Afyon, Isparta, İnegöl, Tekirdağ, Edirne, Darıca, Ordu, Karaman, Gölcük, Siirt, Körfez, Kızıltepe, Düzce, Tokat, Bolu, Derince, Turgutlu, Bandırma, Nazilli, Kırşehir, Niğde, Zonguldak, Ceyhan, Karabük, Akhisar, Lüleburgaz, Ereğli, Ağrı, Polatlı, Rize, Salihli, Ereğli, Çanakkale, Yalova, Alanya, Giresun, Bingöl, Amasya, Kastamonu, Erzincan, Elbistan, Nevşehir, Kartepe, Çayırova, Mardin, Manavgat, Bafra, Kilis, Kadirli, Kars, Iğdır, Ünye, Kozan, Soma, Ödemiş, Muş, Burdur, Yozgat, Fethiye, Erciş, Çerkezköy, Dörtyol, Çankırı, Kırıkhan, Söke, Kırklareli, Doğubeyazıt, Başiskele, Kuşadası, Ergani, Tavşanlı, Muğla, Turhal, Tatvan, Kahta, Akşehir, Bergama, Erbaa, Bozüyük, Çarşamba, Mustafakemalpaşa, Patnos, Orhangazi, Bismil, Sorgun, Keşan, Midyat, Merzifon, Bartın, Kapaklı, Milas, Karacabey, Edremit, Tire, Fatsa, Silifke, Alaşehir, Didim, Serik, Bilecik, Karamürsel, Bitlis, Erdemli, Gönen, Dilovası, Düziçi, Uzunköprü, Biga, Seydişehir, Silvan, Afşin, Burhaniye, Suluova, Bucak, Sinop, Develi, Bulancak, Bor, Safranbolu, Akçaabat, Ayvalık, Marmaris, Payas, Sungurlu, Beypazarı, Zile, Kozlu, Sandıklı, Bodrum, Bayburt, Anamur, Karapınar, Niksar, Terme, Ilgın, Beyşehir, Erzin, Bolvadin, Tunceli, Yenişehir, Yerköy, Çumra, Karasu, Babaeski, Malkara, Çan, Kumluca, Kurtalan, Ortaca, Şereflikoçhisar, Pazarcık, Mut, Gölbaşı, Tosya, Vezirköprü, Boyabat, Osmancık, Besni, Simav, Dinar, Artvin, Gümüşhane, Ardeşen, Dalaman, Gelibolu in Turkey
Thursday, October 29, 2015 Malaysia Landmarks in Malaysia, including views of Mount Kinabalu and more
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Sri Lanka Kahatapitiya Jumma Masjid, in Sri Lanka
Tuesday, November 12, 2015 Russia Landmarks in Kamchatka, Russia
Azerbaijan Amaras Monastery, Dadivank, in Azerbaijan
Saudi Arabia King Khalid University, in Saudi Arabia
Kazakhstan Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan
Armenia Tanahati Monastery, Gndevank Monastery, Saint Gayane Church, Tegher Vank, Talin Cathedral, Aruch Cathedral, Harichavank Monastery, Marmashen Monastery, Saint Hripsime Church, Saint Gevorg Church, in Armenia
Vietnam Thiên Mụ Pagoda and more landmarks in Vietnam
Sunday, November 22, 2015 Jordan Landmarks in Jordan such as Petra, Little Petra, Umm Qais, Beit Ras, Ajloun Forest Reserve, Ajloun Castle, Jerash Monuments, Umm el-Jimal, Amman Citadel, Roman theater, Jordan Museum, Iraq Al-Amir, The Baptismal Site, Surb Karapet Armenian Apostolic Church, Qasr Kharana, Dead Sea Panorama Complex, Machaerus, Dhiban, Karak Castle, Qasr Tuba, Shobak Castle, Aqaba Fortress, Aqaba Archaeological Museum
Friday, November 27, 2015 Turkey Istanbul Atatürk Airport, in Turkey
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Russia More locations in Russia
Thailand Ko Samui and more locations in Thailand
Malaysia Tioman Island and more locations in Malaysia
Thursday, December 17, 2015 Cyprus Kyrenia Gate, in Cyprus
Qatar Interior views of Qatar Airways's Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 at Hamad International Airport, in Qatar
Monday, January 25, 2016 Israel Israel National Trail[22]
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Thailand Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Phetchaburi and more locations in Thailand
Israel More locations in Israel

Areas included[edit]

 Bangladesh[edit]

District/Region Major cities/areas
Dhaka roads all over the Dhaka city
Chittagong roads all over the Chittagong city
Khulna roads all over the Khulna city
Dhaka - Chittagong Highway Complete coverage through Dhaka - Chittagong highway route.
Dhaka - Khulna Highway Complete coverage through Dhaka - Khulna highway route.
Khulna- Shamnagar Highway Complete coverage through Khulna- Shamnagar highway route.

 Bhutan[edit]

Area
roads all over the country

 British Indian Ocean Territory[edit]

Area
Sea Cow Island (a.k.a. Île Vache Marine)

 Cambodia[edit]

Area
major roads, and landmarks

 People's Republic of China[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Sichuan Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinsha Site Museum
Beijing Municipality Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

 East Timor[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Underwater views in Jaco Island, East Timor

 Hong Kong[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Hong Kong Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories and Northern part of Lantau Island

 Macau[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Macau Macau, Taipa, Coloane and Cotai

 India[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Andhra Pradesh Amaravati (Buddhist monuments)
Telangana Hyderabad (some company areas, indoor and outdoor, and IMT School)
Bihar Sasaram (Tomb of Sher Shah Suri), Nalanda, Vikramashila
Delhi New Delhi (park and university campus, some more spots)
Uttar Pradesh Agra (Taj Mahal)
Gujarat Ahmedabad (Sardar Patel Stadium), Halol (Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park), Patan (Rani ki vav),Dholavira (Harrapan sites)
Karnataka Manipal (Manipal Institute of Technology), Bangalore (Wonderla M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Nrityagram, some parks and some more spots), Pattadakal, Mysore Palace, Mysore Zoo
Odisha Konark (Konark Sun Temple), Bhubaneswar (Rajarani Temple)
Madhya Pradesh Gwalior (Gwalior Fort), Vidisha (Udayagiri Caves), Khajuraho (Lakshmana Temple)
Maharashtra Mumbai (Gateway of India)
Punjab Jalandhar (Lovely Professional University), Amritsar (Harmandir Sahib)
Rajasthan Jaipur (Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Rambagh Palace)
Tamil Nadu Villupuram District (Gingee Fort - popularly called as Troy of the East) ]
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow (The Residency Lucknow)
various more landmarks around country

 Indonesia[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Jabodetabek Jakarta, Tangerang, Depok, Bogor, Bekasi
West Java Karawang and Pantura Road from Karawang to Cirebon
Central Java Pantura Road from Brebes to Lasem, Rembang
East Java Surabaya, Gresik, Sidoarjo, Lamongan, Mojokerto, Pasuruan
Bali Southern Part of Bali Island includes Denpasar, Badung, Tabanan, Bangli, Gianyar and Klungkung

 Iraq[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Bagdhad National Museum of Iraq

 Israel[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Northern District Kfar Kama, Kibbutz Merhavia
Haifa District Haifa, Nahsholim
Tel Aviv District Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan Safari
Jerusalem District Jerusalem, Mini Israel, Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, Israel Museum
Southern District Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

 Japan[edit]

Full Coveraged

Region Major cities/areas
Chūbu Niigata, Sado, Nagoya, Gifu
Chūgoku Okayama, Hiroshima
Hokkaidō Sapporo, Hakodate, Asahikawa
Kansai Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara
Kantō Chiba, Saitama, Tokyo, Yokohama
Kyūshū Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Hirado, Kumamoto, Tanegashima, Yakushima, Amami Ōshima, Tokunoshima, Okinawa, Miyako Islands, Kagoshima
Tōhoku Sendai, Fukushima, Morioka

 Jordan[edit]

Region Sites
North Region Jerash monuments, Jerash Museum, Ajloun castle, Ajloun Forest Reserve, Ajloun Museum, Umm Qais Archaeological site, Umm Qais Museum, Capitolias (Beit Ras), Pella (Tabaqet Fahl), Rihab church, Umm el-Jimal, Qasr Al-Hallabat
Central Region Al-Maghtas (Baptismal site), Surb Karapet Armenian Apostolic Church, Amman Citadel, Umayyad Palace, Roman amphitheater, Odeon theater, Jordan Museum, Iraq Al-Amir, Qasr Amra, Qasr Al-Azraql, Qasr Al-Kharanah, Mount Nebo, Madaba Church, Qasr Machaerus, Ma'in Hot Springs, Dead Sea Panorama Complex, Dhiban, Umm ar-Rasas, Qasr Tuba, Qasr Al-Qatraneh, Karak Castle, Lowest point on earth Museum, Lot Cave
South Region Tafilah, Fenyan eco-lodge, Montreal Crusader castle, Athruh, Aqaba Fortress

 Laos[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Capital Vientiane

 Malaysia[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Federal Territories Greater Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya
Johor Batu Pahat, Johor Bahru, Kluang, Kota Tinggi, Mersing, Muar, Pekan Nanas, Segamat,
Kedah Alor Setar, Baling, Jitra, Kulim, Sungai Petani
Kelantan Gua Musang, Kota Bharu, Machang, Pasir Mas, Tanah Merah, Tumpat
Malacca Ayer Keroh, Alor Gajah, Jasin, Malacca City
Negeri Sembilan Bahau, Gemas, Jempol, Kuala Pilah, Naning, Nilai, Port Dickson, Rembau, Seremban, Tampin,
Pahang Bentong, Cameron Highlands, Cherating, Fraser's Hill, Genting Highlands, Kuala Lipis,Jerantut, Kuantan, Pekan, Raub, Rompin, Temerloh
Penang Balik Pulau, Bayan Lepas, Butterworth, Georgetown, Perai, Nibong Tebal
Perak Batu Gajah, Hulu Perak, Ipoh, Kuala Kangsar, Sitiawan, Taiping, Tanjung Malim, Teluk Intan
Perlis Kangar, Kuala Perlis, Padang Besar
Selangor Banting, Kajang, Klang, Kuala Kubu Bharu, Kuala Selangor, Morib, Petaling Jaya, Puchong, Rawang, Sabak Bernam, Semenyih, Sepang, Shah Alam, Subang, Subang Jaya
Sarawak Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu, Miri
Sabah Sandakan, Tawau
Terengganu Chukai, Dungun, Kerteh, Jerteh, Kuala Terengganu, Marang

 Maldives[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Vicinity Underwater views

 Mongolia[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Ulan Bator streets in Ulan Bator. Sükhbaatar Square and National Academic Drama Theatre in Ulan Bator. Also Bagakhangai, Baganuur, Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue
Dornogovi Province Erdene, Sainshand, Züünbayan, Zamyn-Üüd
Orkhon Province Erdenet
Darkhan-Uul Province Darkhan
Selenge Province Züünkharaa, Sükhbaatar, Altanbulag, Khüder
Töv Province 13th Century Complex, Bayan, Erdene, Zuunmod
various part of Mandalgovi and more locations

   Nepal[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Sagarmatha Zone several single shots in an area 10–15 km west/southwest of Mount Everest, including Gokyo Lakes, Gorakshep, Kala Patthar, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery
Khumbu Region Lukla, Phakding, Khumjung, Phortse, Panboche, Dughla, Lobuche, Thamu, Thame

 Pakistan[edit]

District/Region Major cities/areas
Lahore Tomb of Muhammad Iqbal, Lahore Museum, Badshahi Mosque, Tomb of Jahangir, Walled City of Lahore, Shalimar Gardens, Quaid-e-Azam Library, Shrine of Hazrat Mian Mir, Tomb of Malik Ahmad Ayaz, Kamran's Baradari, Lahore Fort, King Edward Medical University, Government College University (Lahore), University of the Punjab (Allama Iqbal Campus) and Wazir Khan Mosque[2][23][24]
Sheikhupura Hiran Minar Monument and Park, Tomb of Waris Shah, Sheikhupura Fort[2][23][24]
Rawalpindi Mankiala/ Stupa of Buddha[2][23][24]
Kasur Shrine of famous poet and Sufi saint Bulleh Shah[2][23][24]
Sahiwal Harappa Archaeological Site and Museum[2][23][24]
Bahawalpur Derawar Fort[2][23][24]
Chakwal Katasraj temple, complex of temples, lake and a Buddhist stupa[2][23][24]
Pak Pattan Shrine of Hazrat Baba Fariduddin Ganjshakar[2][23][24]
Jhelum Rohtas Fort and Museum[2][23][24]

 Philippines[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Metro Manila Quezon City, Municipality of Pateros, Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, Fort Santiago, Baluarte de San Diego, San Agustin Church, Plaza San Luis in Intramuros, Manila, Arca South
CALABARZON Cavite and the Island of Corrigidor, most of Batangas, major roads in Laguna, Rizal and Quezon up to Lucena City
Central Luzon, Ilocos Region,

Cordillera

Most of Bulacan, Pangasinan and Benguet up to Baguio City,

North Luzon Expressway, Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway, Zambales-Pangasinan Road

Western Visayas Major roads in Iloilo City up to Roxas City, Guimaras Island, Islas de Gigantes in Carles, Iloilo
Central Visayas Views of ocean floor near Apo Island, Dauin, Negros Oriental
SOCCSKSARGEN Major roads in General Santos City

 Qatar[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Doha Museum of Islamic Art

 Russia[edit]

Region Major Cities/areas
Siberian Federal District Novosibirsk, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk, Kemerovo, Tomsk, Barnaul, Prokopyevsk, Novokuznetsk, Achinsk, Leninsk-Kuznetskiy, Biysk, Yurga and Rubtsovsk
Ural Federal District Ekaterinburg, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk, Surgut and other cities
Far Eastern Federal District Artyom, Birobidzhan, Yakutsk, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Blagoveshchensk, Komsomolsk-na-Amure,

Ishim, Magadan, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Gorno-Altaysk, Korsakov, Kyshtym, Kyzyl, Langepas, Nakhodka, Nazarovo, Partizansk, Severouralsk, Tobolsk, Ussuriysk, Zarinsk

 Singapore[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Singapore[25] 95% of Singapore

 South Korea[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Seoul All 25 districts of Seoul.
Busan Major districts of Busan.
Incheon Parts of Yeongjong-do including Incheon International Airport.
Gyeonggi-do Gwacheon, Anyang, Bucheon, Gimpo, Goyang, Guri, Gwangmyeong, Hanam, Namyangju, Seongnam, Siheung, Suwon, Uiwang and Yongin.
Gyeongsangnam-do Parts of Gimhae and Yangsan.

 Taiwan[edit]

Full Coveraged

Region Major cities/areas
Northern Taiwan Taipei City, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu County
Central Taiwan Taichung City, Changhua County
Southern Taiwan Chiayi County, Chiayi City, Tainan City, Kaohsiung City, Pingtung County
Eastern Taiwan Ilan County, Hualien County, Taitung County

 Thailand[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Northern Thailand Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Kamphaeng Phet, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Phetchabun, Phichit, Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Tak, Parts of Uttaradit
Northeastern Thailand Amnat Charoen, Bueng Kan, Buriram, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Loei, Maha Sarakham, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nong Bua Lam Phu, Nong Khai, Roi Et, Surin, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Yasothon, Parts of Sisaket, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Kalasin
Central Thailand Ang Thong, Ayutthaya, Bangkok, Chai Nat, Lopburi Province, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Sawan, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Saraburi, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, Sing Buri, Suphan Buri, Uthai Thani, Parts of Samut Songkhram
Eastern Thailand Chachoengsao, Chanthaburi, Chonburi, Prachin Buri, Rayong, Sa Kaeo, Parts of Trat
Western Thailand Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Parts of Phetchaburi
Southern Thailand Phuket, Ko Samui

 Turkey[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Ankara Anıtkabir
Istanbul SALT institution, Pera Museum ; indoor views
Çanakkale Province Landmarks on southern part of Gallipoli peninsula

 United Arab Emirates[edit]

Region Major cities/areas
Dubai Dubai International Airport (including inside views of an Airbus A380 25°14′34″N 55°22′19″E / 25.242748°N 55.37196°E / 25.242748; 55.37196), Burj Khalifa
Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Countries to be added in the future[edit]

Countries and regions listed on Google's site or officially announced :  India  Kyrgyzstan  Sri Lanka

Countries and regions reported in media or unofficially announced :  Qatar

Controversy[edit]

As in other places, there has been controversy surrounding plans to bring Street View to various Asian countries.

In Israel, there have been concerns that introducing the service could increase the risk of terrorism to which the region is prone.[26]

Google had to reshoot all images in Japan because the camera cars that took the original photographs were originally too high, leading to privacy concerns. Japanese houses are generally built quite close to the road. Roads are also narrow, often without pavements. Such factors led to privacy concerns with the original photographs.[27]

Police in South Korea raided offices in that country in order to determine if Street View was legal.[28]

In 2013, people in Tambon Sa-iap village, Song District in Phrae Province, Thailand, mistakenly believed that the Street View car was surveying the village for the unwanted Kaeng Suea Ten Dam project and blocked it, not allowing it to take photographs. They also arrested the driver and interrogated him to determine if he was working for the dam project. He was released after swearing on the Buddha that his work was not related to the dam project. After confirming his story, the village's leaders apologized for the misunderstanding.[29][30]

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