London: River Thames Guide & Audio
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The River Thames is one of London’s most famous features and many iconic buildings line its banks including the Tower of London, the Palace of Westminster, Maritime Greenwich and the London Eye.
This one-of-a-kind app is the perfect companion to experiencing the River Thames without the need for books, maps or guides. Use it at home, on a plane, on the river embankment, on a boat - the encounter begins well before arriving and continues long after leaving.
To make the most of a visit there are ideas to consider before setting off, along with visitor information, travel planner and useful links. When in London there are suggestions for all manner of things to see and do on, along or beside the river. Points of interest and local facilities are marked on an interactive offline area map that includes introduction, contact details and weblinks. When online they appear in a directory of the 100 nearest points of interest, listed by proximity and plotted on Google Maps.
Don’t forget your headphones because there’s an hour of atmospheric audio guide to use how you want to. Enjoy before you go, listen again by the river and keep as a lasting memento. With pristine sound quality and filled with high quality music, cinematic sound design and dramatic reconstructions it’s a captivating way to become immersed in the many fascinating stories connected with the river.
• Easy navigation menus
• Zoomable area map with tappable points of interest
• Locate function (when online)
• 100 nearest points of interest plotted on Google Maps (when online)
• Photo gallery
• River Trivia
• 160kbps high quality sound
• No need to go online
• 60 minutes / 12 tracks of rich audio:
1 Introduction. 2 London Bridge. 3 The Watermen. 4 Frost Fairs. 5 Traitors. 6 Beating The Bounds. 7 Water Music. 8 Prison Hulks. 9 The Docks. 10 The Thames Tunnel. 11 The Great Stink. 12 Connections.
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- Category: Travel
- Released: Sep 23, 2009
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 74.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: GuidzAlive Limited
- © GuidzAlive Limited
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.