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If I want to tell someone about an alternative to Google Maps *in a browser*, where should I send them? OSM.org is extremely slow these days, and they display tons of notes by default. And I've recently learned that it is not supposed to be a front end for end users, just a repo for the data and a place to edit it.

So what's the real maps.google.com alternative for people just needing a map, travel reccommendations, etc?

@openstreetmap

@forteller I've been using mapquest.com for directions and such. No clue if they're really any better than Google, privacy-wise, tho.

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I usually use duck duck go maps, select open street maps as the source instead of Bing.
@openstreetmap

@forteller @openstreetmap OSM.org should not display notes by default (probably depends on the fact you have previously enabled notes; it saves that AFAIK) and is quite fast as usual…

Otherwise maybe:
openstreetbrowser.org
maps.openrouteservice.org/
mapy.cz (may be visualy most similar to GMaps)

@rugk @forteller @openstreetmap mh yes. you can disable notes at the right in the "layers" dialog. No clue about the slowness however :-(

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