Last week, Google Street View turned 15 years old. Since its outset in 2007, Street View has managed to capture over 220 billion images and journeyed more than 10 million miles across 100 countries and territories. 

Google Street View is a compelling tool for taking virtual tours of locations. 

Google Street View disclosed the most frequently visited countries, cities, and monuments.

According to the revelation, the Taj Mahal is one of the most visited monuments on Google Street View.

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As per times now, the 10 most visited countries on Google Street View are – 

1. The United States

2. The United Kingdom

Top 10 most visited cities- 

1. Jakarta (Indonesia)

2. Tokyo (Japan)

3. Mexico City (Mexico)

4. Sao Paolo (Brazil)

5. Buenos Aires (Argentina)

6. New York (USA)

7. Istanbul (Turkey)

8. Taipei (Taiwan)

9. Paris (France)

10. Osaka (Japan)

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The 3 most visited monuments-

1. Burj Khalifa (Dubai)

2. Eiffel Tower (Paris)

3. Taj Mahal (India)

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About Taj Mahal – 

Taj Mahal, also spelt Tadj Mahall, is a mausoleum complex in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, northern India. 

The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–58) to honour his wife Mumtaz Mahal (“Chosen One of the Palace”), who died in childbirth in 1631 after being the emperor’s inseparable companion since their marriage in 1612.

The Taj Mahal is recognised as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a blend of Indian, Persian, and Islamic styles, due to its harmonious proportions and fluid incorporation of decorative elements. 

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Other attractions include twin mosque buildings (one on each side of the mausoleum), lovely gardens, and a museum.

The Taj Mahal, one of the world’s finest structural compositions, is also one of the world’s most iconic monuments, visited by millions of tourists each year. 

In 1983, the structure was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.