Experience the Burj Khalifa in Street View

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, is now accessible via Street View.  Google used a variety of devices and techniques (including the “trekker“) to capture the building and it is absolutely amazing.

burj-khalifa

You can experience it by using the normal Street View tools in either Google Earth or Google Maps, though it’s a bit tricky to move to different floors.  A better bet is to use this Street View gallery to check out the various locations that have been captured.

In addition, Google has created a nice video that shows some of the behind-the-scenes work that made this new imagery possible:

(via Google Lat Long Blog)

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.



Comments

  1. Vladislav says:

    Google please add Street View in all cities in Ukraine!

  2. Please Austria !!! Salzburg, Wien, Innsbruck and other

  3. menonachs says:

    What’s with the new landsat image covering all the earth?

  4. jonahtornado says:

    When will Google update street view in Connecticut?
    Seems like never

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