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Google Maps adds large city landmark icons

Once you’re researching or touring to a brand new metropolis, it helps to know the place the favored points of interest and landmarks are. Google Maps can present this info, however most vital factors of curiosity are misplaced amongst a sea of blue, orange, and inexperienced icons. Because of a current change, these main landmarks are getting dotted with a bigger icon, offering fast, at-a-glance visibility.

Some landmarks in London, Paris, and New York.

Open Google Maps and navigate to main cities like London, Paris, Rome, Barcelona, New York, and it is best to discover these massive landmark icons denoting the cities’ most vital places. The main target appears to be on outdated, historically-significant locations, although that is not a hard-set rule. I attempted a couple of different cities like Washington and Sydney and did not see these landmarks for the White Home or the Sydney Opera Home, so maybe they’re nonetheless being added or perhaps there are particular standards to grant a spot this particular icon that these two do not meet.

The landmark icons are exhibiting up for me on Maps 10.28.2 (APK Mirror), although they may very well be server-side triggered; I do not see them on the net but.

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