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Explore the Taj Mahal and 29 other Indian Monuments on Google Street View

Google Street View is back in India, and now offers 360-degree panoramic views of 30 Indian Monuments and Heritage Sites.

Taj Mahal Google Street View

India had previously banned Google Street View from taking pictures in 2011, amidst security and privacy concerns.

But its back now, and Google worked with the Archaeological Survey of India to bring these stunning images that offer a realistic tour of the glorious monuments.

Some of the other Monuments available in India's Street View include:

Agra Fort
Red Fort
Qutub Minar
Jantar Mantar
Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daula
The Sanchi Stupa
Nagarjun Konda
Guntupalli Caves

Qutb Minar Google Street ViewAgra Fort Google Street View

Here is a video which shows the  Street View of the Taj Mahal with Google Maps.


To view the magnificent Taj Mahal yourself, just head over to this Google Maps page. Use your arrow keys to navigate around the place.

via Google