Despite hundreds of thousands of Germans opting out of Street View (and subsequently having their homes blurred), the service has finally launched in a few small corners of Germany.
The first place discovered with coverage is the small town of Oberstaufen, which welcomed Google with baked goods when they came to town.
Other places with some coverage include Berlin, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Munich, Gelsenkirchen and Dortmund, though it’s mostly just stadiums and small sections in the center of each city. Google Maps Mania has a nice list of some of those venues.
If you’re not familiar with using Street View in Google Earth, check out this great tutorial that Frank created last year.
If you notice any updated areas outside of Germany, please leave a comment and let us know.