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

  5. Holly Bissonnette says:

    Two thumbs up to Google for making this possible. Awesome way to share to the world how it would look like to be on top of these buildings. Those who wants to see more, maybe you can try looking at this article i stumbled upon the other day.
    http://www.exploretalent.com/articles/check-dubai-sky/
    Any other places where they use this feature? Thanks!

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