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"Nara Audio Guide" is an official application of Nara Prefecture.
"Nara Audio Guide" introduces the shrines and temples in Nara Prefecture through audio guides to the users.
Audio videos are designed for on-site use at each shrine and temple, although some audio videos may be viewed off-site.

As a first step, the audio guide for "Kasuga Taisha Shrine" and “Tōdai-ji Temple” have been recorded.

"Nara Audio Guide" aims to introduce users to the beauty of the ancient capital Nara through audio guides.
In order to provide enjoyment to more visitors, the app is available in English, Chinese (simplified) and Korean.

■ Features of Nara Audio Guide app
▽Offline contents
Many features are available without internet connection.
The app can be used without worrying about communication environment even in places where internet connection environment has not been fully established.

▽Beacon delivery contents
Beacon equipment have been set up in guide spots at shrines and temples. The audio guides can be played once the users are within the range of a beacon.

▽ Introduction of the temple and shrine.
・Opening hours, admission fees, and access information are provided as the basic information.
・Guide maps of the temple and shrine are provided.
・Guide spots in the temple and shrine are introduced along with pictures. Audio guide contents can be viewed while receiving beacons.
・Basic information of the temple and shrine is introduced through audio guides.

▽ Introduction of Tōdai-ji
・Opening hours, admission fees, and access information are provided as the basic information.
・A guide map of Tōdai-ji is provided.
・Guide spots in Tōdai-ji are introduced along with pictures. Audio guide contents can be viewed while receiving beacons.
・Basic information of Tōdai-ji is introduced through audio guides.

▽ Language Settings
・Features to set languages within this app.
・Displayed language in the app can be changed.
・Following 3 language settings are available: English, Chinese (simplified) and Korean.

▽ Surveys
・he users can post their opinions and questions regarding this app.

■ Notes
・Please always use earphones (headphones) when using the app. Some parts of the audio guide may be used indoor. Please be careful not to cause a nuisance to other visitors.
Some recorded audio guides may not be available depending on the time of the year.
・The use of some features may become difficult depending on the status of the network and server.
・Some information displayed in each feature may contain contents copied directly from other websites.
The accuracy of the information displayed in this app should be gauged by users themselves when using the app.

■ Operating Environment
iPhone 5 or later / iPad compatible (iOS 7.1 or later required)

■ Location technology
User location is determined by GPS and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) (iPhone 4S or later with BLE equipped terminals)

■ Languages
English, Chinese (simplified), Korean

What's New in Version 1.1.0

・New audio guide for "Tōdai-ji" has been recorded.
・Content data download
・Bug Fixed


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Nara Audio Guide
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1.0
  • Size: 39.2 MB
  • Languages: English, Korean, Simplified Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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