Friday, 25 April 2014

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UNESCO World Heritage iTunes

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Use the UNESCO World Heritage app to explore all the World Heritage sites at home or while on your travels, choosing your favourites and marking them off as you visit them.

This app fully describes all the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The prestigious List includes some of the most famous places in the world, such as the ancient city of Petra in Jordan, the legendary Acropolis in Athens, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Machu Picchu, the ‘Lost City of the Incas’, in Peru.

You can search for sites in various ways:

• Index: an A-Z list of all the UNESCO World Heritage sites
• Year Inscribed: the Year that sites were added to the World Heritage List
• Country: world Heritage sites organised by country
• Classification of Site: choose from Cultural, Natural or Mixed sites
• Favourites: browse the sites you have marked as favourites
• Region: sites organized by UNESCO regions
• Recently Viewed: the last 20 UNESCO sites you have viewed
• Visited Sites: browse the sites you have marked as visited
• Random: displays a UNESCO site at random

You can also bookmark your favourite sites and share the description using email, facebook and twitter.

The app contains:

• Over 650 stunning photographs
• Descriptions of all 936 UNESCO World Heritage sites
• The latest sites to be inscribed to the list
• Offline location maps

This is the ultimate app for armchair and active travellers alike.

Available through iTunes.


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