Apple rolls out its new 3D map in Philadelphia

Apple Maps Philadelphia 3d
Apple Maps Philadelphia 3d (Image credit: MacRumors)

What you need to know

  • Apple has rolled out its "Detailed City Experience" in Philadelphia.
  • The experience is now available for users in the Apple Maps app.
  • Users can navigate to Philadelphia in the app to experience the city and landmarks in 3D.

The best version of Apple Maps is now in another major city.

As reported by MacRumors, Apple has rolled out its "Detailed City Experience" to Apple Maps in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Apple recently rolled out its updated 3D mapping experience in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to both Apple's iOS 15 features page and reports on Twitter.

When Apple announced the feature at WWDC21, it showed off the Bay Area in striking detail. A new, 3D version of the map included elevation differences with highways and their on and off-ramps. The new 3D version also includes detailed models of popular landmarks and destinations in the cities.

With the addition of Philadelphia, the "Detailed City Experience" is now available for the following cities in Apple Maps:

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco Bay Area, CA
  • Washington, DC

If you'd like to check out the upgraded map, navigate to one of the above cities and check out the landmarks for yourself!

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.