11 Incredible Views From the Top

By Google Arts & Culture

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (2017-09-19) by TrashhandGuggenheim Bilbao

Jaw-dropping panoramas from the roofs of iconic buildings

Get your head in the clouds with these amazing views from 11 landmarks and buildings around the world, available to see on Street View now.

Qutub Minar, Delhi

The Qutub Minar is a 73-metre tall tapering tower in India's Qutab complex. To experience this view in real life you'd have to climb a spiral staircase with 379 steps to get to the top.

Grand Palais, Paris

Get a rare glimpse of the view from the rooftop of the Grand Palais on the Champs-Élysées and admire the building's ornate glass roof from a different angle.

Tokyo Tower, Tokyo

The Tokyo Tower is frequently used in the Japanese kaiju (giant monster) film genre, so take a look at this Street View to get a Godzilla-eye view!

The Blue House, Hong Kong

The Blue House may only be 4 storeys tall, but it affords an amazing panorama of the buildings that have shot up around it since it was first constructed in the 1870s.

Ozeaneum, Stralsund

The top of Germany's Oceanographic Museum gives a lovely view of the surrounding rooftops, but turn around to spot the ten Humboldt pengiuns who live on its terrace.

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

From beneath the Art Deco Christ the Redeemer Statue in Brazil you can see a breath-taking aerial view of Rio de Janeiro and the surrounding bay.

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Get a new perspective on Frank Gehry's iconic curved Guggenheim Museum Bilbao while you take in the city's sunny hills and picturesque canal.

Taj Mahal, Agra

See parts of the Taj Mahal that you never have before with this view from one of its four minarets, such as the lotus design that decorates the top of the central tomb.

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Check out the skyscrapers of London from the top of St Paul's Cathedral. Can you see the Shard, the Gherkin and the Walkie Talkie?

Tikal, Guatemala

From the top of an ancient Mayan structures in the middle of the Guatemalan rainforest you can see the incredible city and UNESCO World Heritage site of Tikal.

The Eiffel Tower, Paris

Experience one of the most romantic views in the world from the top of the Eiffel Tower. You can move around the platform to see a full 360° panorama of Paris.

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