Apple Maps Look Around feature expands to new cities in Japan

iOS 13 Apple Maps Look Around feature
iOS 13 Apple Maps Look Around feature (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Apple has expanded its Look Around maps feature to new places in Japan.
  • The feature is now available in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and Nagoya.
  • Apple has slowly expanded the feature since its launch last year.

Look Around, the feature in the new Apple Maps similar to Google Street View, is expanding to new locations in Japan.

Reported by MacRumors, the feature has now rolled out to some additional cities in Japan, including Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and Nagoya.

The feature was reported as available in the new areas by Ata Distance on Twitter.

"Apple Maps Japan has rolled out Look Around for Tokyo locations in iOS 13 and later."

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An additional tweet mentions that Look Around is up and running in Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine.

"Also Apple Maps 2.0 map data is showing up in various locations. Here is Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine."

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Look Around launched in 2019 with iOS 13 in the fall and has been slowly expanding to cities across the globe.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.