Taj Mahal Found To Be Most Visited Monument In Google Street View

by Sanmita A
Taj Mahal Found To Be Most Visited Monument In Google Street View

Google Street View, last week, celebrated its 15th birthday and to celebrate the occasion, Google has upgraded and included new features in it. It has also revealed that India’s Taj Mahal had the most visitors globally. The list also had other monuments like Paris’s Eiffel Tower and Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. People are now opting to go for virtual tours to these iconic monuments.

What Is Google Street View?

This Virtual technology allows people to look through and have closer views of monuments, areas, places, shops, etc. It helps people go through a particular place virtually.

Taj Mahal Tops On Google Street View

Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world, has a lot of traction, and it was no different when it came to viewing it virtually. Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal in the memory of his beloved queen, Mumtaz Mahal.

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Indonesia Becomes Most Visited Country On Google Street View


Although the Taj Mahal topped the monument list, Indonesia became the most visited country on Google Street View. In addition, Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, has become the most visited city worldwide. As a result, Indonesia left behind other famous and most-visited international metropolises like London, Paris and even New York. Quite a revelation!

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TOP Countries List

  • Indonesia (1st)
  • United States (2nd)
  • Japan (3rd)
  • Mexico (4th)
  • Brazil (5th)
  • Spain (6th)
  • Italy (7th)
  • Taiwan (8th)
  • France (9th)
  • UK (10th)

The Virtual World Differs From Real World

One can say that virtual data differs from real. However, when it came to the monuments in the world, Burj Khalifa and Eiffel Tower also made it to the top list on Google Street View.

If we leave aside the virtual numbers on Google street view, France topped with 90 million visitors, far from Indonesia’s expectation of receiving 1.8 and 3.6 million travellers this year.

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