Whether a native Londoner, moving-in or just passing through, ‘London – A City Through Time’ is the perfect companion. Probably the most advanced and complete portrait of London ever produced, it offers an indispensable reference to the 2000-year history of the world’s most complex city. It boasts over 6000 articles on the capital’s museums, statues, buildings, streets, trades, people, parks, rivers and more. Over 2000 rare prints and photographs. Thirty-five video documentaries and clips from the archives of the Pathé movie library.
Historic panoramas of the city from the 17th Century to the 19th Century – all viewable as high-definition zoomable images, plus 70 gyro-controlled 360º views of the capital’s grandest sites. There are wonderfully detailed spinable artefacts from the Museum of London. It has audio tours to the haunts and hideaways of robbers and royalty from London’s official Blue Badge guides, and a unique history by tube stop section to let you know what’s above ground when your under it. Linking everything is a synchronised time-line to help navigate with unprecedented ease through every aspect of London’s deep and amazing history.
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Review & Notes
A wonderful celebration of London’s 2000 years history. Browser through major events on a ‘mega timeline’ (from BCE to modern 21st century) with 6,000 articles about places, people and events from the city’s history. Looks through beautiful panoramas of the city, rare photographs and video documentaries. With audio tours and ‘My London’ section to get recommendations from famous residents of today this app is a must-carry on in your travel bag if you’re visiting the city.