Complete List of 3D Cities in Apple Maps

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Alcatraz
San Francisco, California

Since Apple isn’t publishing a list of all the 3D cities in its snazzy “Flyover” mode in Apple Maps, we’ve compiled the most complete list available — more than 60 3D cities in all.

Apple has quite a few more 3D cities in the current version of Maps than the meager handful that were available during the beta period. Digging around the app (and the ‘Net), here are all of the 3D cities we’ve been able to find. If you find any new cities or suburbs not on this list, please let us know in the Comments area.

Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
Canada
  • Calgary, AB
  • Markham, ON
  • Mississauga, ON
  • Montreal, QC
    • Laval
  • Surrey, BC
  • Toronto, ON
    • Brampton
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Vaughan, ON
Denmark
  • Copenhagen
  • Roskilde
France
  • Bordeaux
  • Lyon
  • Paris
  • Saint-Étienne NEW
Germany
  • Berlin
  • Cologne
  • Munich
Ireland
  • Dublin
Italy
  • Milan
  • Rome (including Vatican City)
New Zealand
  • Auckland
  • Christchurch
Spain
  • Alicante
  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Valencia
Sweden
  • Linkoping
  • Stockholm
United Kingdom
  • Birmingham, England
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • Leeds, England NEW
  • London, England
    • Camberwell
    • Camden Town
    • Greenwich
    • Hackney
    • Islington
    • Lambeth
    • Poplar
    • Stratford
  • Manchester, England
  • Wolverhampton, England
United States
  • Albany, NY
    • Colonie
    • Delmar
    • Glenmont
    • Latham
    • Rensselaer
    • Troy
    • Watervliet
  • Arlington, TX
  • Atlanta, GA
    • Decatur
  • Austin, TX
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA
    • Arlington
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Chicago, IL
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Fresno, CA
  • Green Bay, WI
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Houston, TX
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Keystone, SD (includes Mount Rushmore & surrounding area)
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Los Angeles, CA
    • Anaheim
    • Beverly Hills
    • Burbank
    • Chino
    • Claremont
    • Corona
    • Costa Mesa
    • El Segundo
    • Glendale
    • Long Beach
    • Malibu
    • Marina del Rey
    • Mission Viejo
    • Montclair
    • Moreno Valley
    • Newport Beach
    • Ontario
    • Pasadena
    • Playa del Rey
    • Pomona
    • Rancho Cucamonga
    • Rancho Palos Verdes
    • Riverside
    • San Bernardino
    • San Dimas
    • San Pedro
    • Santa Ana
    • Santa Monica
    • Torrance
    • Venice
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
    • Miami Beach
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Modesto, CA
  • Nashville, TN
  • New Orleans, LA
  • New York City, NY
    • Brooklyn
    • Bronx
    • Coney Island
    • Hoboken
    • Jersey City
    • Manhattan
    • Queens
    • Union City
  • Oakland, CA
    • Alameda
    • Emeryville
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Portland, ME
  • Portland, OR
  • Providence, RI
  • Sacramento, CA
    • Antelope
    • Carmichael
    • Fair Oaks
    • McClellan
    • North Highlandsd
    • Rancho Cordova
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Diego, CA
    • Bonita
    • Chula Vista
    • Coronado
    • Imperial Beach
    • La Jolla
    • La Mesa
    • Lemon Grove
    • National City
    • San Ysidro
  • San Francisco, CA
    • Brisbane
    • Palo Alto
    • Stanford
  • San Jose, CA
    • Cupertino
    • Santa Clara
    • Sunnyvale
  • Schenectady, NY
    • Alplaus
    • Rexford
    • Scotia
  • Seattle, WA
  • Stockton, CA
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Tulsa, OK
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Coliseum
Rome, Italy

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Opera House
Sydney, Australia

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Luxor Resort & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada

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London Eye
London, United Kingdom

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Apple Headquarters
Cupertino, California

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Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco, California

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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Also worth mentioning: since the app has fairly accurate terrain mapping, you can see a good 3D map of the Grand Canyon in Apple’s Maps, along with other natural landmarks like Niagara Falls. Hoover Dam is also available in full 3D, including all of its structural details.

Last updated November 20, 2013.

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Comments

  1. Henry 3 Dogg says:

    Robin

    There is one location that was done in full “flyover” 3D some time ago, but is not mentioned in your list (although it is mentioned in various comments).

    Indeed, at the end of the list you add

    “Also worth mentioning: since the app has fairly accurate terrain mapping, you can see a good 3D map of the Grand Canyon in Apple’s Maps, along with other natural landmarks like Niagara Falls.”

    But as you imply, these are not “flyover” locations, but just aerial photos projected onto local contours. They can be impressive, but nothing like the detail of flyover.

    But the Hoover Dam was done in full Flyover detail some time ago. The new bridge is particularly spectacular.

    Perhaps we need an extension to the list for “Other Flyover Locations” that are not simply part of an otherwise listed city area (so not the Statue of Liberty)

  2. Auckland – New Zealand

    • Auckland flyover is the best flyover made so far. Road signs, gaps under bridges are auto generated. The trees at last look like real, you can see palm stems.
      I don’t think Google will reach that level of detail any time soon

  3. Bloshruk says:

    Add Bakersfield CA

  4. 70 cities mark achieved! Maybe it would be better to organize the USA cities by state?

  5. Milwaukee, WI

  6. If you are going to start sorting cities by states, I think you should sort cities by population within the selected state, not alphabetically.

    • abovepop says:

      It might make more logical sense that way, in terms of the rules of mapping and whatnot. But we still put the user experience first, and the majority of users still look things up alphabetically.

      • I sorted the cities by states, alphabetically on Wikipedia page.
        It doesn’t feature Cupertino because it is very close to San Jose.

  7. Valencia, Spain

  8. Henry 3 Dogg says:

    There is a big extension to the north of Manchester (England) including small towns like Rochdale, Oldham, Bolton, Bury, Heywood, Wigan, Horwich, Leigh, Ramsbottom, Ashton-under-Lyne.

    • Looks like they reshot the whole Manchester too, but I can be wrong

      • Henry 3 Dogg says:

        Certainly bridges, gantries and other overhangs are much better.

        But I think that they’ve “just” reprocessed the existing photos. The “Art Africa” advertisement on the town hall extension was early 2012.

        Which suggests that the processing power to build the models is not currently the bottleneck.

        I say “just”, because the processing power that they must be using for that, blows my mind. I strongly suspect that that is why the “outbuilding” next to the North Carolina data centre, has so much cooling around it.

  9. San Antonio, TX

  10. Mount Rushmore, SD

  11. Bordeaux, France

  12. Christchurch, New Zealand

    • I was checking it today, and I didn’t see anything special with that town unless people want to see an aftermath of earthquake

  13. It seems they have reprocessed Rome as well. Trees and buildings looks nicer especially if you compare it against the screenshot in this page.

  14. Henry 3 Dogg says:

    Add Leeds. U.K.

  15. Also New York City was expanded

  16. Saint-Étienne, France

  17. Seville , Spain

  18. Gibraltar

  19. La Linea, Algeciras Spain

  20. Marseille, France

  21. Cape Town, South Africa

  22. Marseille, France

  23. Wigan UK
    Bolton UK

  24. Perugia, Italy

  25. Ancona, Italy

  26. Aix en Provence, France

  27. Hey brah ur missing GIBRALTAR and the city right across the border in SPAIN

  28. It seems I have found an official list from Apple. Look form Maps: Flyover at http://www.apple.com/ios/feature-availability/

  29. St. Tropez, France

  30. Perth, Australia was added a few days ago.

  31. Tokyo, Japan

  32. Henry 3 Dogg says:

    Zion National Park

  33. London, UK (Extended)

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