5 places in the world that Google Maps hides from you on its platform for legal or security reasons

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Google Maps shows street images of almost everyone, but with exceptions. Google Maps shows street images of almost everyone, but with exceptions. Pixabay
Google Maps was launched in 2005. With almost two decades to go since that year, it has become the lifeline for many people who turn to the app to navigate streets around the world.

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This platform is essential for any traveler or even to go to the bar with which you have arranged with your friend. Every day, millions of users turn to the app to visit new places or places they can’t remember how to get to.

Almost any street is present on Google Maps and we can even enjoy a large interactive map of the world with its buildings and establishments. However, there are territories that the application censors for reasons of legality or national security.

Holy Spirit, 21

The singer of Los Secretos was found dead in the pixelated building.The singer of Los Secretos was found dead in the pixelated building.Google Maps
The building in which Los Secretos singer Enrique Urquijo was found dead appears blurred on Google Maps.

Mola Fortress

It is censored because it belongs to the Ministry of Defense. It is censored because it belongs to the Ministry of Defense. Google Maps
This space is a facility of the Spanish Ministry of Defense. For that reason, it is censored on Google Maps. However, it can be visited on foot, since organized excursions are organized.

The Mola fortress is a Spanish military complex located on the Mola peninsula, in the port of Mahón (Menorca).

Little Russian Island Jeannette

Only one point is visible on the platform.On the platform only one point is visible.Google Maps
This island, located in the Siberian Sea, appears on Google Maps as a tiny dot on the map. Jeannette Island was discovered in 1881 by an American expedition called the USS Jeannette (hence its name).

The territory is the easternmost island of the De Long Islands (Siberia, Russia). In Jeannette, there are only two kilometers in length, snow and glaciers.

2125 Seymour Avenue

At this address they kidnapped and raped three girls. At this address they kidnapped and raped three girls. Google Maps
This address is in Cleveland (USA). The censored building is the house where Gina Lynn DeJesus, Amanda Marie Berry and Michelle Knight were kidnapped and raped by a man named Ariel Castro. The girls were between 9 and 11 years old and the criminal did not get to serve his sentence because he committed suicide in prison.

area 51

This US military base conducts top state secret operations.This US military base conducts top state secret operations.Google Maps
This military base in Nevada (USA) cannot be seen on Google Maps either because, according to what they say, the operations carried out in the area are classified as a top state secret. Such is the secrecy that exists with this militarized territory that the most conspiracy theorists believe that evidence of the existence of UFOs is hidden there.

North Korea

You can see satellite views, but no images of North Korean streets are displayed.You can see satellite views, but no images of North Korean streets are displayed.Google Maps
The Pyongyang regime is known for controlling the information that enters and leaves the country. For this reason, Google Maps does not have images of the streets of North Korea in its application, although you can see the satellite view of the territory.

A site in the Asian country that is completely censored is the largest nuclear base they have. That place is situated in Kilju county of Hamgyŏng. However, more information about the area is unknown.

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