Street View Publish API

Publishes 360 photos to Google Maps, along with position, orientation, and connectivity metadata. Apps can offer an interface for positioning, connecting, and uploading user-generated Street View images.


We recommend that you call this service using Google-provided client libraries. If your application needs to call this service using your own libraries, you should use the following information when making the API requests.

Discovery document

A Discovery Document is a machine-readable specification for describing and consuming REST APIs. It is used to build client libraries, IDE plugins, and other tools that interact with Google APIs. One service may provide multiple discovery documents. This service provides the following discovery document:

Service endpoint

A service endpoint is a base URL that specifies the network address of an API service. One service may have multiple service endpoints. This service has the following service endpoint and all URIs below are relative to this service endpoint:


REST Resource:

create POST /v1/photo
After the client finishes uploading the photo with the returned UploadRef, CreatePhoto publishes the uploaded Photo to Street View on Google Maps.
delete DELETE /v1/photo/{photoId}
Deletes a Photo and its metadata.
get GET /v1/photo/{photoId}
Gets the metadata of the specified Photo.
startUpload POST /v1/photo:startUpload
Creates an upload session to start uploading photo bytes.
update PUT /v1/photo/{}
Updates the metadata of a Photo, such as pose, place association, connections, etc.

REST Resource:

batchDelete POST /v1/photos:batchDelete
Deletes a list of Photos and their metadata.
batchGet GET /v1/photos:batchGet
Gets the metadata of the specified Photo batch.
batchUpdate POST /v1/photos:batchUpdate
Updates the metadata of Photos, such as pose, place association, connections, etc.
list GET /v1/photos
Lists all the Photos that belong to the user.