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Get to the heart of a destination with Guides by Lonely Planet. Packed with offline maps, must-see sights, neighborhood guides and audio phrasebooks and backed by advice from on-the-ground experts, our city guides are the ultimate resource before and during a trip.

With a currency converter, neighborhood guides, transport info, and 'near me' functionality, Guides is a trustworthy travel companion that will help you make the most of your experience.

• Explore city guides curated by our experts
• Navigate with easy-to-use offline maps
• Discover a city's Must see sights, or dig deeper with collections
• Speak like a local with phrasebooks in 18 languages
• Get into and around the city with transport info
• Uncover the vibe that's right for you with neighborhood guides
• Save places with simple bookmarking
• Find the perfect activity with powerful filtering
• Travel confidently with essential tips

Our writers live and breathe each city they visit, reviewing every place that makes it into our carefully curated guides.

This version of Guides includes the following 219 cities, with more to come soon: Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Adelaide, Agra, Akureyri, Amman, Amsterdam, and Savannah, Ankara, Antalya, Antigua, Antwerp, Athens, Atlanta, Auckland, Austin, Avignon, Banff Town, Bangkok, Barcelona, Běijīng, Beirut, Belfast, Belgrade, Belize City, Bengaluru, Berlin, Bilbao, Bishek, Bogotá, Bologna, Bordeaux, Boston, Bratislava, Bruges, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Busan, Byron Bay, Cairns, Cairo, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Cardiff, Catania, Cebu City, Chandigarh, Charleston, Chéngdū, Chiang Mai, Chicago, Chişinău, Cincinnati, Cluj-Napoca, Coimbra, Colombo, Copenhagen, Dakar, Darjeeling, Darwin, DC, Delhi, Denver, Dhaka, Dubai, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Dundee, Edinburgh, Edmonton, Évora, Florence, Frankfurt am Main, Fremantle, Fukuoka, Geneva, George Town, Ghent, Glasgow, Göreme, Granada, Graz, Guatemala City, Haifa, Halifax, Hamburg, Hángzhōu, Hanoi, Havana, Helsinki, Hilo, Hiroshima, Ho Chi Minh City, Hobart, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Hyderabad, Innsbruck, Istanbul, İzmir, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jakarta, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, Kaohsiung, Kathmandu, Kochi (Cochin), Kolkata, Kraków, Kuala Lumpur, Kuta & Legian, Kyiv, Kyoto, Lahaina, Las Vegas, Leh, Lihu'e, Lima, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Los Angeles, Luang Prabang, Luxor, Madrid, Managua, Manila, Maputo, Marrakesh, Marseille, Melaka City, Melbourne, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minneapolis, Montréal, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Nagasaki, Naples, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Nice, Osaka, Oslo, Ottawa, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Panama City, Paris, Perth, Philadelphia, Phnom Penh, Portland, Porto, Prague, Puerto Vallarta, Québec City, Reykjavík, Richmond, Rīga, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Salzburg, San Diego, San Francisco, San José, San Salvador, San Sebastián, Santa Barbara, Santiago, Sarajevo, Seattle, Seoul, Seville, Shànghǎi, Siem Reap, Singapore, Sofia, Split, St Petersburg, Stockholm, Strasbourg, Suva, Sydney, Syracuse, Tainan, Taipei, Tallinn, Tangier, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tirana, Tokyo, Toronto, Ulaanbaatar, Valencia, Vancouver, Varanasi, Venice, Victoria, Vienna, Vientiane, Vilnius, Warsaw, Washington, Wellington, Xī'ān, Yangon, Yerevan, Zagreb, Zürich
Questions? Feedback? We're always listening at AppSupport@lonelyplanet.com

Happy travels!

What's New

Version 1.8.1

Introducing Bookable Tours & Activities! You can now find and book skip-the-line tickets, walking tours, sightseeing cruises and much more for cities all over the world from right within Guides. Grab tickets to a Broadway musical in NYC, see where the locals get their Bun Bo Nam Bo in Hanoi's Old Quarter, or take in an evening of Robot Cabaret in Tokyo. With thousands of options to choose from, you'll be sure to find the perfect activity for you.

This update also adds guides to Astana, Atlanta, Baltimore, Haifa, Pittsburgh, Savannah, and Tashkent, and significantly updates these other cities:

* Abu Dhabi
* Adelaide
* Amsterdam
* Athens
* Avignon
* Belgrade
* Berlin
* Bogotá
* Bordeaux
* Boston
* Brussels
* Budapest
* Bucharest
* Canberra
* Dubai
* Dubrovnik
* Edinburgh
* Glasgow
* Hamburg
* Havana
* Jerusalem
* Kyiv
* Lima
* Lisbon
* Marrakesh
* Marseille
* Milan
* Moscow
* Munich
* Nice
* Panama City
* Paris
* Porto
* Rio de Janeiro
* Sofia
* St Petersburg
* Strasbourg
* Tel Aviv
* Vienna
* Zagreb
* Zurich

Finally, like every update, this version provides bug fixes and performance improvements.

Questions? Comments? We're always listening at AppSupport@lonelyplanet.com.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5

147 Ratings

147 Ratings

Editors' Notes

Paris, Tokyo, Cape Town, Buenos Aires—Lonely Planet’s travel guides cover an incredible range of cities worldwide. The publisher’s awesome app offers dozens of guides free, and they’re all crammed full of insider knowledge and trustworthy tips. Get the expert lowdown on local hotels, restaurants, shops, museums and highlights every visitor should know about. Learning about attractions near your current location is super-handy, and the offline maps are detailed and easy to use.

Not useful

disapointed traveller

I tested the app several times before leaving to Europe, download offline maps as required. The app did NOT work on my phone. Besides cover pages for 3 countries I was visiting (Geneva, Paris and Barcelona) and nice blank white screens for each nothing was loading. It was very disappointing.
Use the other apps instead!

👌

Brooksytm

I always loved the LP books. The app is equally as useful and enjoyable with a tad less weight.

Developer Response

Thanks Brooksytm. We're glad you like the Guides app!

Information

Seller
Lonely Planet Global, Inc.
Size
147.9 MB
Category
Travel
Compatibility
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Copyright
© 2018 Lonely Planet Global, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. All $8.49
  2. All - Fast Talk Upgrade Free
  3. German $2.79

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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