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It's more than a shame that Google Streetview doesn't cover Mainland China.

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AaronUK
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Thank you!

 

I seem to recall that some years ago you could sometimes get photos of shops and such on a particular street with Baidu but I didn't realise it had since gone the full 360-degree Google camera route.

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xinoxanu

Yes, Baidu maps has been fully functional since a couple years ago. In fact, some cities saw their maps/views updated last month, so it's a great tool to see how China looks nowadays... albeit the quality is somewhat inconsistent in some places.

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roddy

The most Chengdu thing about this is what I saw when I skipped to a random point in the video.

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xinoxanu
31 minutes ago, roddy said:

The most Chengdu thing about this is what I saw when I skipped to a random point in the video.

 

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Yes, most definitely. This video was shot a couple weeks ago, mind you, so it's a testament to how the locals will stay true to their traditions even in the midst of a pandemic.

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mungouk

@xinoxanu  That's almost a virtual reality experience, compared to lockdown... the furthest I've been from home in 4 months is the distance I can walk in 30 minutes.

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