New Street View imagery in Japan

Last week we showed you some fresh imagery in Street View that had been captured using the “Street View Trike”, because the areas weren’t accessible by car. Today Google has released some more Trike-generated Street View imagery for various places in Japan.
As reported by Google Maps Mania (via the Google Japan Blog), the update includes places such as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Itsukushima Shrine and the Mazda Zoom-Zoom Stadium.


If you find any other areas updated today, please leave a comment and let us know.

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.


  1. you should Check out london in GE, it’s suddenly got tree’s and tons of auto generated buildings….fantastic!!!!

  2. I sent a bunch of new Kyoto locations in a second comment that was not published. Was there a problem with my comment? You asked for links, so I spent some time searching for them for you…

  3. Jeffrey — Sorry about that. Your second comment got caught in our spam filter, but it’s up now. Thanks for posting those!

  4. Jeffrey, most of those have been in Street View for a fair while already. Tenryuji Temple, however, is new. I was going to mention it, but you already did. 🙂

  5. In related news; the Botanic Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark got imagery from Google from their trike three months ago. Now the imagery from that area is gone. Strange.

  6. today a big earthquarke and tsunami hits Japan. Lets hope that us can help to Japaneses with google earth for all be the same before,thanks.

  7. Suzuka Race Circuit is a new addition also I believe.,136.534009&spn=0,0.058236&z=15&layer=c&cbll=34.845374,136.534106&panoid=xX_PJw-4KWHHeXbemG_2Sw&cbp=12,33.58,,0,-5.23
    I THINK that the golf courses around Narita Airport were in Street View previously though. I wasn’t sure earlier, but I do seem to remember idly glancing at them previous to this update.

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