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Has the idea of time travel and reliving the past fascinated you? When you hear legends and history of a place, do you wish you could go back in time and relive it? With the help of technology, this has been made possible. The iOS app ‘Timeline Trip Edinburgh’ will walk you down the timeline of Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland and give you peeks into its past. The city is known for its past and the changes it has undergone over time. There is so much to be discovered and to fascinate you. If you happen to visit the city, this app is a must.

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Finding a tour guide who can cover all the stories and legends that surround the city is almost impossible. This android app acts as your virtual tour guide. It is available for free in the App Store for anyone who is interested in the city to download. This Travel app will help you relive all the characters, legends, stories and secrets that the city holds. These stories have been arranged in the form of years. This way, you can relive one era at a time.

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If you are new to the city, it can be quite hard to locate yourself and connect to the place where you currently are. Timeline Trip Edinburgh provides a simple solution to this in the form of a GPS tracker. This will help you locate yourself on the map in real time. You no longer have to fear getting lost in the city. It also has been translated to English and Spanish so that language is not a huge barrier. There are lots and lots of stories with illustrations for you to enjoy as you travel across the city.

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The user interface has been really well indeed. Once you reach a landmark on the map, the GPS detects the same and informs you. You are then presented with a timeline that states the major events affecting the history and culture of the place. Once you pick a year, you will be walked through it. Also, you can select a landmark based on categories. There are hundreds of images and many more stories.

If you have already visited the city or are visiting it for the first time, Timeline Trip Edinburgh will help you view it in a whole new light. It will take you through the times from the Stuart’s to the Industrial Revolution to the modern times and show you how each of these has shaped the map of the city. The evolution of the city over time can be viewed clearly. The stories have been accompanied with images to hold your attention and keep you glued.

With this app, you do not need to go around hunting for a tour guide. All you need is an iOS device with iOS 8.0 or later versions and with 62.4 MB of free memory space. You can see the wonders that the city holds for you and immerse yourself in its history and culture.

Good: Stories categorised according to time

Bad: None

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