Google Maps Street View launched in Israel
Google officially announced on Sunday the launch of “Street View” in Israel, allowing users from around the world to view and explore streets and sites across the country via 360-degree street-level imagery. In the first stage, Google has made available imagery of the cities of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv-Jaffa and Haifa. This includes sites of interest such as the Muslim, Christian, Jewish and Armenian quarters of Jerusalem’s Old City, the Via Dolorosa, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Western Wall, Mount of Olives, old port of Jaffa, the Baha’i Gardens in Haifa, and many more. In the coming months, Google plans to add imagery of other cities and sites including the Dead Sea, Nazareth, Tiberias, Tzfat, Akko, Be’er Sheva, Eilat, Ashkelon, Ramat Gan, Rosh Ha’ayin, Hadera, Bat-Yam, and more.