The main offices of several major companies, such as Google, Mozilla Foundation, VeriSign, Microsoft divisions, Intuit Inc., SGI and others are located in Mountain view. Here you can visit the museum of computer history.
Mountain View has a pedestrian-friendly downtown centered on Castro Street. The downtown area consists of the seven blocks of Castro Street.
Well, if we talk about the interesting facts I want to add that Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 in Mountain View (ironically this area became the heart of the Silicon valley later).
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