Local Guides photograph amazing scenes from around the world and share their experiences on Google Maps. Whether they’re capturing landmarks in major cities or shooting great food in areas off the beaten path, Local Guides help guide others to explore new places through their photography.
As we wrap up 2018, we wanted to share the top cities in the top countries where Local Guides shared the most photos on Google Maps this year. Discover them below along with some of our favorite images from each city.
1. New York, New York, United States
Photo taken at Grand Central Terminal by Local Guide Carlos Fernández Herrera.
2. Bengaluru, India
Photo taken at the Bangalore Museum by Local Guide Sreekanth Miryala.
3. Osaka, Japan
Photo taken at Dōtonbori by Local Guide Kin ho.
4. Rome, Italy
Photo taken at the Colosseum by Local Guide Michael Turtle.
5. Barcelona, Spain
Photo taken at Casa Batlló by Local Guide Guillem Jimeno.
6. São Paulo, Brazil
Photo taken at Tabuleiro do Acarajé by Local Guide Victor Senna.
7. Surabaya, Indonesia
Photo taken at Klenteng Hok Liong Kiong by Local Guide Stefanus Wijaya.
8. Berlin, Germany
Photo taken in SOY by Local Guide Oliver VeganBerlin.
What’s your favorite photo that you’ve taken as a Local Guide in 2018? Share in the comments below!