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I can share a link to Google Maps with someone so that they can view the location from above:

https://www.google.com/maps/@42.213931,-8.7751829,46m/data=!3m1!1e3

And it looks like this:

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Now, they could manually click on "Enable glove view":

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And they would not only see a satellite image from above, but a 3D model of the map that, depending on the location, may even include 3D models of the houses, trees, etc.:

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Is there any way I could create a link so that, when visited, the visitor would directly see the 3D view of the map instead of the satellite image?

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You would need to first click on the 3D option just above the global view.

You can then copy the link, which has now become

https://www.google.com/maps/@42.2135127,-8.7751829,51a,35y,39.61t/data=!3m1!1e3

Notice the change from ...-8.7751829,46m/... to ...-8.7751829,51a,35y,39.61t/...

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EDIT (following OP's comment)

Unfortunately you cannot force the users' browser to show on 3D.
They have to choose it themselves
.

That is the reason why it does not work on your incognito/other browser.

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    The URL does change, but the link does not seem to always work. In example: try to open it in an incognito window, or in a different browser. – Peque Oct 26 '20 at 12:08
  • Please see the edited answer. As for your question "How can I share a link to Google Maps with 3D view enabled?", I believe it is answered. If you want you could accept it or even upvote it so others can benefit as well. – marikamitsos Oct 26 '20 at 19:13
  • Thank you for taking the time to accept :) – marikamitsos Oct 26 '20 at 19:22
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    Thanks to you, for taking the time to answer. :-) – Peque Oct 26 '20 at 19:23
  • Based on the solution of marikamitsos I tried to force with the following link and for me it works: google.com/maps/@42.2135127,-8.7751829,51a,35y,39.61t/… . I guess the problem is that in private mode and other browsers the 3D mode is even available? – rokdd Jan 29 at 12:52

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