Google Maps is a platform which offers mapping services to the users. It allows you to see a map of every corner of the world with the help of internet. It was first released in the year 2005. Also, this platform is developed and distributed by Google LLC. The main feature is that it provides different views of the same map. It’s upon you which to choose. Those views include:
- Satellite Imagery.
- Street Maps.
- Aerial Photography.
- 360° Interactive Panoramic.
There are over 1 billion active users. Moreover, there is a GPS system included in it. Through which you can see your location. It will help you to get to your destination through proper navigation. Plus, it tells you the shortest distance to reach a place. You can plan your route to travel by bike, car, foot, bicycle, public transportation, and air. Other than that, the user interface is pretty intuitive and easy to use.
Along with the above features, Google Maps is a web-based service. So, you can access it through any web browser with the internet. But, there is a cross-platform application offered to the users as well. It can be used on multiple platforms such as:
You can download the application without any cost from their respective application stores. There is an explore the nearby option. Through this, you will be able to see restaurants, gas station, hotels, cafe and much more around your live location. Even, it displays pictures of almost all the venues. So, you get to know the vibe of the place. In this way, you can navigate around the globe while sitting at home. Also, it has support for multiple languages.