By Sandeep Budki
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Guiddoo – Your Personal Tour Guide
Have you been a leisure traveller? Have you been to places like Rome or Paris or say India? Have you been to a Monument or a tourist attraction at these places? What do you think is the first thing a traveller looks out for at these monuments?
“Tourist Guide” – A person, an audio device or a book that can give you details of the complete monument or for some it is researching all of it on internet search and remembering it at the monument. (Phew that’s difficult!!!)
Presenting Guiddoo – Your personal tour Guide, a mobile app that provides an indepth and highly researched audio and visual guide to world famous monuments and attractions. Launching with a set of 11 monuments, Guiddoo plans to cover 100+ monuments and tourist attractions around the world and provide users the best audio visual tour guide app ever.
What does Guiddoo offer?
Guiddoo has a range of features for travellers to the monuments it covers. It offers a Step by Step tour where the interactive site plan of the given monument is provided and a user can see the key sights and get to know details of the same. Each key sight within a monument is thoroughly detailed with textual and audio content.
A timeline has been provided which details the historic events surrounding the monument and you can as well create your own history by checking into the monument and being part of the timeline.
A section on History and Trivia has been provided in Guiddoo, which gives key facts about the monument from general things like the constructor or the builder to unusual things like the black Taj mahal, and the Comic Fight at Colosseum.
Guiddoo also provides important tourist info to the traveller like opening and closing times, ticket costs, weather, location map with tracking and key places of interests like Hotels, Restaurants and Shopping areas.
Special care has been taken to make Guiddoo the first choice of storing and sharing your trip memories with your social group. Users can Click images and either upload to the gallery or share with their social network. Besides they can write about their trip, the monument and invite friends to use Guiddoo as well as visit the monument. In short Guiddoo is a very Social Animal!
How is Guiddoo a valluable asset for travellers to tourist attraction:
- Avoid expensive, loud and nagging tour guides
- Highly detailed and high quality audio and visual content
- Researched and Professionally developed audio and Visual content produced in Professional studios and acknowledged by Travellers and Opinion Leaders
- Built in Photo Capturing and Social Sharing functionality
- Horizontal and Vertical Sit map of the monument complex and interactive key sights on the same.
- Personal recommendations on Restaurants, Hotels and Shopping near the Tourist attractions and Historic Monuments
- Easily downloadable and stored media functionality for offline usage at the Tourist Attraction Complex
Simply put, Guiddoo is your personal audio & Visual tour guide!
What's New in Version 1.3
Changes & Push Notifications
Seems like a great app, definitely using it on my next trip to India. 5 stars for sure
Not very good
Still pictures and some basic text you could have gotten from Google