In August 2011, Israel's Justice Ministry allowed Google to start photographing streets but asked that Street View provide the public a reliable way to request that further details be blurred after images were published online. Military headquarters in Tel Aviv and the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem have been blurred for security reasons. In Israel, the application has images of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa on offer. Then zoom all the way to the 3D Street View interface for a close-up look at the streets, shops, restaurants and sites nearby. . Nations Online Project is made to improve cross-cultural understanding and global awareness.
On January 16, 2013, dozens of cities and towns around Israel, along with some road connections, were added. Google is planning to release many more images of Israeli cities and streets in the future. Today the city of Jerusalem has a population of about 900,000 inhabitants in 2017. The service will allow everyone who wants to come to Jerusalem to better plan their visits and to taste the city before they even arrive. Now people will get the chance to see aspects of normal life here and what we usually experience. The holy city of the Jews is sacred to Christians and Muslims as well.
According to the Acts of the Apostles 1:9—12 , this is the place from which Jesus ascended to heaven. Consideration favoring Street View was that it would provide a boost to the economy by boosting tourism. One World - Nations Online. The imagery even offers views of some contested sites. Some are already using the new imagery to help others—for example, , an organization working to make Israel more accessible for people with disabilities, has embedded Street View in its of Israeli cities note: in Hebrew. Old Jerusalem is complete in the Eastern part of the city. Israel the first country to be added to Street View services last week, when images of the Holy Land officially went up on Sunday, April 20.
Quarters Map of the Jewish Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem. A month after Street View images were released to the public, it was revealed that military intelligence monitored the Street View project. Filming of Street View in Israel began in September 2011. Google Car in began in in April 2012. The German Colony, Haifa, , Israel G38 Boutique Apartments - 38 Hagefen Street German Colony, Haifa, , Israel Hotel Marom - 51 Palmach Street, Haifa, , Israel Mount Carmel Hotel - 103 Derech Hayam Street, Haifa, , Israel Tower Hotel Haifa - 63 Herzl Street, Haifa, , Israel Margoa Arad Hotel - Mo'av St. A public poll found that 70% of Israelis support Street View. I'm sure there will be tourists who will make good use of this technology but what about the terrorists who can also use it? Just zoom in + to see the , also known as the Noble Sanctuary, one of the holiest sites for Judaism, Islam and Christianity.
Google Street View will allow millions of people to visit and explore virtually our great city through their computers and cell phones. The Jewish Quarter HaRova is in the south of the Old City, it is home to several synagogues and yeshivas Orthodox Jewish seminaries , the Western Wall Plaza, the town square beside the Western Wall. Israeli officials authorized Street View after three months of negotiations to define conditions to protect privacy. They also use Google Earth, which helps a lot. Image: The city was divided between the states of Israel and until the Israelis occupied the whole city in June 1967 and proclaimed it the capital of Israel although it is not accepted as such by the United Nations.
East Jerusalem Eastern Jerusalem was the sector of Jerusalem that was not part of Israeli-held West Jerusalem at the end of the 1948—1949 Arab—Israeli War. The service will allow everyone who wants to come to Jerusalem to better plan their visits and to taste the city before they even arrive. The city is located in the Judaean hills about 32 km 20 mi from the Jordan River and about 30 km west of the northern tip of the Dead Sea. Official tourism website of Jerusalem. A ministerial task force headed by Intelligence Minister Dan Meridor begins work this week to determine whether the benefits outweigh the risks of enabling Google Street View to show viewers clear shots of streets in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
The Google Street View cars and tricycles could be seen snapping photos on the streets of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Mitzpeh Ramon, the Kinneret and the Dead Sea since last September. Use the mapping tool to see how far apart your different destinations are, and to determine how much you can really pack in. The first seven Stations of the Cross on Via Dolorosa Way of the Cross are located within the quarter. Some Israelis complained that Street View revealed a secret military base in Tel Aviv. Dome of the Rock Haram esh-Sharif , a 7th-century Islamic shrine with a golden dome, considered to be the third holiest site in Islam. In 2008, the Google Street View from photographing U.
Until 1860 this area constituted the entire city of Jerusalem. Deciding what to include in your tour to Israel can be challenging as there is so much to see, but the new Google Street View can help you decide where to visit. Task force members begin discussing on Monday which streets and buildings, in which cities, the government will allow Google to photograph. According to traditional faith, David, the shepherd who killed Goliath, became the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel, he conquered the city from the Jebusites a Canaanite tribe and established it as the capital of the United Kingdom of Israel, his son, King Solomon, commissioned the building of the First Temple on the. According to the firm, Street View is currently a popular service in 27 different countries, one that Google would like to expand to as many others as possible. For example, right-wing activist Aryeh King, who supports Israeli development in East Jerusalem, was filmed standing with his trademark scooter in front of his East Jerusalem home that he won the rights to in court. To protect the privacy of Israeli citizens, most faces are blurred.