You can now take a tour around New York’s Guggenheim Museum using Google Maps

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Have you been yearning to take a look around the Guggenheim Museum in New York, but haven’t yet had the opportunity or wherewithal to do so? If that’s the case, you’re in luck as Google’s Street View team have partnered up with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation to create a virtual experience of the museum’s distinctive galleries, which can be explored from the comfort of your living room using either a smartphone, tablet, computer or VR headset, should you happen to own one.

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You can now take a tour of some Jordan’s ancient landmarks using Street View

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If you’re a passionate historian, we have some great news for you. Starting today, you can head on over to Google Maps to explore more than 30 historical sites throughout Jordan in the Middle East using Street View to have a look around the Roman-built ancient city of Jerash, the archaeological site of Petra and much, much more.

Hit the break below to see just how the Google team photographed the region, and to view a collection of videos from the best and most intriguing sites they visited on their travels.

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Google Maps ready to help Thanksgiving week

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Google has been busy making some improvements and adding new features to Google Maps recently, like the ability to check out special store hours during the holiday season or find cheap gas or a detour. Combining Google Maps with data mined by the search giant’s computers from the last three years, Google is offering up some tips and insights for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Read more

Upcoming Google Maps update will enable users to navigate to multiple destinations

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Google has just published the contents of a rather nifty update it’s set to start rolling out to Maps for Android over the next few weeks. This upgrade will enable users to add stops to their journey, meaning they’ll be able to set a waypoint to a destination and get directions to a gas station en route, without having to reset their final port of call.

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