Today, Google announced on their Lat Long Blog, the addition of street view images for Google Maps of Paris, France. Last summer Google had street views available for the Tour de France so it was only a matter of time before they added street view for the city of Paris.
Applications for Education
The addition of street views for Paris could be useful teachers of Geography, History, or French language and culture. In general Google's street view offers a means of taking a self-guided virtual of cities that they might not ever see in person.