The 31 Weirdest Things You Can Find On Google Street View

Pigeon people, abandoned islands, melting towns and naked people. That pretty much sums up our little planet.

1. These people in terrifying pigeon masks outside Mitaka Station in Musashino, Tokyo. / Via

And when you go past them … they’re still watching you.

2. This guy taking a picture of the Street View cart taking a picture of him.

3. This skiier falling through a shop door in the French Alps.


5. These lads with their arses out, near Melbourne. / Via

6. Some greedy, photo-bombing seagulls in Brighton.

7. Flaming Lips singer Wayne Coyne in a bath outside his house in Oklahoma City. / Via

8. A lot of penguins, on Half Moon Island, Antarctica. / Via

9. Put the little Street View man down in the middle of a Google data centre and see a Google employee in a yellow costume. / Via

Don’t miss the “SUPER SECRET” plan while touring the office.

10. This man with his hand down his pants in Boston, Massachusetts. / Via

11. The Large Hadron Collider.

12. A street in Staten Island, New York, where one click gives you views before and after Hurricane Sandy.


13. Sea lions larking around off the Galapagos Islands.

14. Whatever the hell is happening in Oceanport, New Jersey. / Via

15. Or in New Baltimore, New York, AKA Meltsville. / Via

It’s oddly beautiful.

16. A Street View camera being loaded onto a delivery van in Central London. / Via

17. Someone apparently trying to escape from a window in Pittsburg, by tying some sheets together. / Via

18. This massive chicken, on Sampsonia Street, Pittsburg. / Via

19. Two samurai battling it out, also in Pittsburg. / Via

All the Pittsburg pictures here were staged by the Street With a View project.

20.Anus Tyres”, in Brechin, Scotland. / Via

21. A deer being knocked over by a Google Street View camera car.


Google removed these images from Street View in 2009 and said: “The driver was understandably upset, and promptly stopped to alert the local police and the Street View team at Google. The deer was able to move and had left the area by the time the police arrived.”

22. “The Stig” from Top Gear just hanging out at Loch Ness. / Via

23. Someone being, er, helped out by a friend in a Manchester side street. You could safely say this is NSFW.

This image has now been taken down, which is probably a good thing.

24. An entire abandoned island off the coast of Japan.

Just nine miles from Nagasaki, Hashima was used for coal mining but production shut down in the 1970s, forcing its inhabitants to move to the mainland.

25. This casual horsehead guy in Aberdeen. / Via

Horsehead man wins points for originally appearing on Hardgate Street in Aberdeen in an earlier version of Street View.

26. The bit where the Street View camera operator left the lens cap on when photographing Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium. / Via

27. Two prostitutes and a potential client, near Barcelona. / Via

28. This fancy dress party on Shetland. / Via

29. A penguin being towed by a man on a penny farthing bicycle in Western Australia. / Via

30. This man in Chicago triumphantly holding two puppies aloft. / Via

31. This naked person holding a milk jug in Florida, because Florida.

Google has since blurred this one.

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