Edinburgh - World Heritage City




    Edinburgh - World Heritage City is your official guide to one of the most beautiful cityscapes in the world. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, the city's medieval Old Town and Georgian New Town are packed with over 4,000 historic buildings. This app will help you explore the nooks and crannies of the site, revealing the hidden stories behind the city's architecture.

    However much time you have to spend in the city this app will help you to get the most out of your visit to Edinburgh.

    Don't want to miss anything? The Grand Tour takes you throughout the site, from Calton Hill through the Old and New Towns and into the Dean Village. Only an hour to spare? The Highlights tour will take you to the must-see places. Want to explore? The Behind the Mile tour will guide you through the labyrinth of passageways in the Old Town, revealing hidden gems on the way. Want to get off the beaten track? The Escape the Crowds tour will take you to the tranquil Dean Village and the grand squares of the New Town, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    The app features four city tours with maps, zoomable high-resolution images, and a game to play as you explore measuring your achievements against other teams. You can add comments and photos of your own, and send a postcard to a friend. Audio clips also help bring the buildings to life with insights into past residents and events.