Local Visitor Guide Apps for Android in Johannesburg
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Local Visitor Guide Apps for Android in Johannesburg

Downloadable android applications serve as virtual travel guide to a local traveler or a new traveler who intends to travel the South African city of Johannesburg.They are available for free as well as for payment of a very nominal cost.

Local visitor guide apps for android in Johannesburg

The city of Johannesburg was founded in 1886, when gold was struck there. Now the city is in a revamping and beautification process under a five year scheme. The city is also remembered for its association with its legendary leader Nelson Mandela.The city of Johannesburg and its suburbs have many interesting places to visit and while away your time. Apart from its center of attractions, the city is also known for its clubs, theatres and night life, its restaurants and foods and above all its famous shopping malls. Any local visitor or a traveler, in order to have a hassle free travel must have a planning and thorough knowledge of the topography as well as other details of the various places located in Johannesburg.

For the benefit of an intending traveler of Johannesburg, some of the main attractions, places of interest, recreation, food, shopping malls etc are furnished below:-

Main attractions of Johannesburg:-

  • Hector Pieterson Museum
  • Apartheid Museum
  • Johannesburg planetarium
  • Museum Africa
  • Constitution Hill
  • Gold Mines
  • Gauteng Tourism center
  • Mandela House museum
  • The Origins center

Main restaurants:-

  • Moyo
  • Melville Grill
  • Osteria Tre Nonni
  • Soi
  • Yum

Places of entertainment:

  • Gold Reef City (Theme Park)
  • Carfax (club)
  • Bassline(club)
  • Blues Room(club)
  • Monsoon Lagoon (club)
  • Jolly Roger (Bar)
  • Ratz (Bar)
  • Gold Reef City (Theatre/Opera)
  • Market Theatre (Theatre/Opera)

Shopping Malls:

  • Sandton City Mall and Nelson Mandela Square
  • African Rooftop Market
  • The Mall of Rosebank
  • The African Toyshop.
  • Art Africa.

The above mentioned tourist attractions, places of entertainment, shopping malls etc located in Johannesburg are only a few samples.A travel or a visitor guide is always handy while traveling in Johannesburg that too when it is available in the form of downloadable application in your mobile phone, which will serve as a virtual travel guide.

Free as well as paid downloadable android applications are available on line.

‘Johannesburg Travel’ is one such Android application that contains the details of Johannesburg city map, sub way map, tourist guide, hotel information, phone directory, useful local language and food information. This application is absolutely necessary and will be more helpful and serve as a ready reckoner, while visiting or traveling in Johannesburg.

The technical details of this android application ‘Johannesburg Travel’ are as follows:-

  • Category of the application : Travel
  • APK downloadable size: 2.38 MB
  • Version :1.0
  • Meant for Android Smartphone or android powered device.
  • Cost: $ 1.99 or 1.34 euro or 1. 21 pound sterling or 182.95 yen..
  • Developed and Published for android by: Macrender
  • Periodically updated.

Johannesburg Touristic Photos are available for free download in your android.It is a free application by citypic with hundreds of photos of the South African city Johannesburg with architecture, lifestyle, landscapes and monuments, which can be set up as wall papers and shared on line.

Technical details of Johannesburg photos:-

  • 348 kb
  • Made available by CasafreePro
  • Android version 2.1 and above
  • Freely downloadable.

‘Tripwolf android application' is a free travel guide for your android phone with city maps including current location display with augmented reality ' and the application is made available in English, German, Spanish, French and Italian.

The content of the application is current and periodically updated whose technical details are given hereunder:-

  • Current version :1.12
  • Required Android version : 2.1 and above
  • Category: Travel and Local
  • Size: 2.9 M
  • Freely downloadable
  • Content Rating: Low maturity.

You may have the above mentioned android applications according to your mental preference and convenience and utilize them as and when required. Undoubtedly, they will serve as your companion and travel guide facilitating your easy travel.

Sources:-

http://www.androidblip.com/

http://www.androidzoom.com/

http://www.androlib.com/

http://www.appbrain.com/

http://www.joburg.org.za/city_maps/

http://www.androidpit.com/

http://www.tripwolf.com/en/page/android/

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Comments (8)

Very well-researched..

you inspire me with excellent presentation. voted and saved.

Great share

Excellent overview of this tourist destination.

Really nice share! Very well done, also. Voted

Certainly these apps will be helpful for tourists who have android.

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Thank you for this wonderful travel guide article.

Thanks for the amazing tour Ram.

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