Famous Indian Places Turned Into PAC-MAN Arenas In Google Maps Is Game Heaven

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Updated on 4 Sep, 2018 at 4:37 pm


On April Fool’s Day, Google Maps introduced a very unique thing to their highly helpful product. That slight tweak turned some of the most famous places of the world into a PAC-MAN arena – the renowned video game.

Not because it is in India, but one look at the interface is enough to tell you that perfectly square Taj Mahal makes the most traditional arena for playing PAC-MAN.

PAC MAN Indian Cities


Google Maps did not reveal the names of the places but dropped clues to make the curious gamer find the location. You may read this post to know all of them.

The best thing about this is that the PAC-MAN game interface is applicable on the entire Google Map universe. It means you can go to any location of your choice and, if it has enough roads, click on the PAC-MAN box at the bottom left of the map page to turn it into an arena.

So we explored nine famous Indian places and discovered that they made for challenging PAC-MAN arenas.

Play on…

1. The Marine Drive, Mumbai, as in the map

Marine Drive Map, Mumbai

…makes for a fast PAC-MAN challenge.

PAC MAN Indian Cities

Click here to reach this exact location.

2. Bangalore Palace…

Bangalore Palace Map

…is a short but exciting arena.

Bangalore Palace

To play in Bangalore Palace arena, click here.

3. The iconic Howrah Bridge…

Howrah Bridge Map

…could be one of the most challenging arenas.


Up for it?

4. Victoria Memorial in Kolkata is a historic monument,

Victoria Memorial Map, Kolkata

so it gives you a planned arena.


Wanna play here? Yes.

5. Marina Beach, Chennai, near the University of Madras…

Marina Beach Map

…gives more space to our hero.

Marina Beach

Mariana, here I come!

6. Connaught Place, New Delhi…

Connaught Place Map

…looks like a circular race track.


And will surely give you a hell.

7. This is the Jaisalmer Fort in Rajasthan,

Jaisalmer Fort Map

and the inside of it charts a difficult path for PAC-MAN.

PAC MAN Indian Cities

Play in the fort.

8. Chandigarh is a well-planned city…

Chandigarh Map

and, therefore, is the most well-planned arena, too.


Play in Chandigarh.

9. Rashtrapati Bhavan…

Rashtrapati Bhavan Map

…gives almost the same traditional feeling as Taj Mahal.

PAC MAN Indian Cities

Explore the Presidential arena.


We found that you cannot play in places such as Char Minar in Hyderabad. And others such as Sun Temple in Konark do not make for a smooth playable arena. Why don’t you explore your favourite places and see if they turn into PAC-MAN arena?

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