Explore the stadiums and painted streets of World Cup 2014 with Google Maps

June 9th, 2014 | by Esmond Xu

Rua Padre Agostinho Poncet, São Paulo, Brazil

As the kick-off to the World Cup 2014 draws near, fret not if your boss is not approving your leave to travel to Brazil and take in all that action in person.

You can now explore the 12 tournament stadiums and painted streets, a pre-game tradition of Brazil, on Street View in Google Maps.

In addition to the stadiums and painted streets, images from hundreds of sites across Brazil, including Iguaçu National Park and St. Michael of the Missions, are ready for the intrepid armchair explorer.

Even its Latin American neighbours are not going to miss out on the fun, with Street View images of PeruChileColombia and Mexico now available.

Rua Professor Eurico Rabelo - Maracanã, RJ,

For the lucky ones heading to Brazil with both a ticket and an excuse to take the time off, Google Maps for mobile has been updated to offer directions for travel on public transport as well as turn-by-turn navigation for drivers.

Together with indoor maps of both the stadiums and 100 over venues like malls and airports across Brazil, you can literally be guided from your hotel room to your seat.

 

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