Apple Maps rolls out 3D in Amsterdam, transit information in Lisbon

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What you need to know

  • Apple has added new features to Apple Maps in the Netherlands and Portugal.
  • Users in Amsterdam can now see their city and surrounding areas in 3D.
  • The company has also added transit information to Portugal's capital city of Lisbon.

Apple has added new features for Apple Maps in two different parts of the world.

Reported by AppleInsider, the company has expanded its 3D imaging in the Maps app to Amsterdam and surrounding areas. Users will now be able to see "buildings, trees, parks, and more in 3D," but the report notes that Flyover is not available.

Those viewing Amsterdam and its surrounding areas will now be able to see buildings, trees, parks, and more in 3D when viewing them within Apple Maps. iCulture offers the current list of known areas, which includes Amsterdam and the following surrounding areas: Aalsmeer, Bloemendaal, Haarlem, Heemstede, Hoofddorp, Zaandam, and Zandvoort. They also point out that several intermediate villages are available to view as well. The images are reported to have been taken in early 2020.

In addition to adding 3D imaging to new areas of the Netherlands, the company has also added detailed transit information to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.

In addition to the 3D expansion in the Netherlands, Portugal's capital city, Lisbon, now features detailed transit information, as pointed out by MacRumors.

Apple Maps recently added new photo uploads and ratings in iOS 14 beta, features that will be available to all users when iOS 14 rolls out this fall.

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.