for a professional guide to help you explore the Old City of Jerusalem? The
tour-app for smartphones is just the thing you’ve been looking for. The
Jerusalem Development Authority has launched two smartphone applications for
touring the Old City – one in Hebrew and one in English, called “The
Old City of Jerusalem Audio Walking Tours”. Each gives the user a full
range of guided tours through the Old City.
Old City is the most widely visited area in Israel, with some 10 million
visitors each year – including both internal and foreign tourism. Recently, the
Jerusalem Development Authority launched a cutting-edge website, www.jerusalem-oldcity.org.il ,
where visitors and potential visitors can find all the information they need to
plan and enjoy their visit to the Old City. The site includes maps of different
tour routes , as well as downloadable audio files in mp3 format to guide
visitors along their chosen route.
the Jerusalem Development Authority has taken a giant step forward
technologically, with the aid of a New-Zealand based software developer, and
offers a free touring app of the Old City. In the initial stage, the app is for
iphone users; android users will be included in the near future.
cellular tourism initiative is the first of its kind in Israel, offering
visitors a vastly improved tourism experience of the Old City: audio-guided
tours of a range of walking trails, accompanied by maps, photos and additional
information – all free of charge.
there are two apps available – one in Hebrew, one in English. Users can choose
from, 15 different paths through the Old City, some of which are
handicapped-accessible. Without a doubt, the technological breakthrough makes
it easier for anyone who wants to tour the Old City, and offers easy and
convenient options to do so,” says Elad Kandel, Director of the Old City
Section of the Jerusalem Development Authority.
Old City of Jerusalem Audio Walking Tours” app is available today in
app-stores. Simply download, free of charge, and get ready to experience the
most popular tourism site in the world.
details: Eli Barak, +972-54-7635202