Shalom Life | July 01, 2014

Top 10 Apps for Touring Israel

Human guides are great, but these Israeli apps put a wealth of information and navigation at the fingertips of DIY tourists in Holy Land

By: Abigail Klein Leichman

Published: May 13th, 2014 in Business » Israel

Now is the time to jump on the bandwagon as record-breaking numbers of tourists are entering Israel — 776,000 people in the first three months of 2014, three percent more than the same period in 2013.

Touring Israel on a budget? Download some of these awesome applications to your smartphone to get the most out of your trip.

1.The Israel App

You don’t need to hire a guide or even access the Internet to take advantage of professional guides’ expertise when you use the iOS and Android Israel App: GPS Digital Travel Guide. Hailed as a tourism game-changer, it provides audio explanations and links to articles and photos of hundreds of popular tourist sites and off-the-beaten-track destinations. Choose from dozens of walking tours or let the app figure out where you’re standing based on GPS tracking. Get directions, search destinations and make hotel and rental car reservations.

2. Israel Tourism Guide

This iOS app features six different modules: attractions, map, POI (points of interest) search, translator and world clock. You can find information on attractions, museums, beaches, restaurants, bars, hotels, landmarks and shopping destinations with ratings, reviews, image galleries and daily updates. The POI search also acts as a guide to finding the directions from one place to another via GPS.

3. Eilat City

This GPS-powered multilingual app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch puts the Red Sea resort city at your fingertips. Eilat City provides location-based information on hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions, pubs and bars, diving clubs and more.

4. Chronus Imaging

Chronus develops location-based, augmented reality Android and iPhone apps for cities and heritage sites, allowing visitors to experience and explore significant tourist attractions as they were in historical times. It added Tel Aviv to its roster last summer. The web interface lets travelers upload tours and stories via a social plug-in.

5. VisiTLV Tel Aviv-Jaffa Official Guide

Screen shot of the VISITLV app

Screen shot of the VISITLV app

This iOS app from the municipality gives you images and descriptions of Tel Aviv-Jaffa’s most popular attractions, including museums, walking tours, restaurants and bars, sights and hotels.

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