Google Street View launches in Kazakhstan

Google Street View launches in Kazakhstan
Google Street View in Kazakhstan

Google Street View yesterday opened a virtual window into the heart of Central Asia, launching its immersive imagery in Kazakhstan. From the bustling bazaars of Almaty to the otherworldly landscapes of the Caspian Sea, users around the world can now embark on a digital journey through this fascinating nation.

Google's specially equipped Street View vehicles logged over 42,000 kilometers across Kazakhstan, retracing the historic Silk Road trade route. Users can explore vibrant cities like Shymkent and Taraz, which were once key hubs for merchants and travelers.

Kazakhstan's cities offer a striking mix of architectural styles. Admire the intricate details of the Aktobe Central Mosque, or marvel at Astana's futuristic landmarks like the Baiterek Tower and the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center. Street View even offers a peek into the industrial city of Temirtau, showcasing its Soviet-era Metallurgists' Cultural Palace.

To start exploring Kazakhstan through Google Street View, simply open Google Maps on your computer or mobile device. Look for the yellow Street View icon or search for locations in Kazakhstan, and then activate the 360° view.

Google Street View provides panoramic views of locations around the globe. Its immersive imagery helps users navigate, explore new places, and contributes to the accuracy of Google Maps.

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