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12 Incredible Views From The Top 

Jaw-dropping panoramas from the roofs of iconic buildings

Get your head in the clouds with these amazing views from 12 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.

Qutub Minar

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.

Roof of the Grand Palais

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!

Tokyo Tower

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.

Roof Top of the Blue House

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.

Ozeanum Museum

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.

Christ the Redeemer

Teatro Real, Madrid

Look out onto the city of Madrid from the top of its Royal Theatre and see if you can identify what other famous buildings the domes dotting the skyline belong to.

Teatro Real

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.

Guggenheim Bilbao

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.

Taj Mahal

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?

St Paul's Cathedral

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.

The Eiffel Tower
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