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Rome Walkabout Giveaway

Android Giveaway of the Day - Rome Walkabout

Explore incredible mosaics, buildings and art while on tour with Mary Redekop.
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This giveaway offer has expired. Rome Walkabout is now available on the regular basis.

Explore incredible mosaics, buildings and art while on tour with Mary Redekop. Stand beneath the ceiling gilded with Christopher Columbus's gold. Find the square halo. Look for the Pope who was tied to an anchor and thrown overboard. Discover Doric, Ionic and Corinthian columns at the Colosseum. Stand beside the Arch of Constantine. Experience a breath-taking view of the Forum.

Mary leads you on an enlightening art and architectural walking tour through mostly Roman and Early Christian sites in the heart of Rome. This completely offline app is filled with audio, video, photographs and text, as well as interactive step-by-step maps and directions help you find your way to the next site. No Internet or GPS connections are required to use the app.

Amazing art and historical sites included are:
Campidoglio, the Forum, Trajan’s Forum, Basilica of Cosma and Damiano, Arch of Constantine, the Colosseum, the layered Basilica of San Clemente, and the Basilicas of Santa Maria Maggiore, Santa Prassede and Santa Pudenziana.

Although the app provides terrific information about the Colosseum and the Forum, because of the time involved to visit these two sites, we do not physically take you inside either site during this tour; instead, we view them from outside. (If you choose to go inside these sites allow at least two hours minimum for each. Also, if you buy the Roma Pass ahead of time so you don't have to wait in line.)

The tour is designed to be walked in one day, but may take longer depending on the amount of time you spend at each location. There is a lot of walking so wear comfortable shoes and carry a small set of binoculars so you can see fine details in the buildings and artwork. You may start the tour at any site in the app and follow the maps and directions to the next. Maps, text, photos and direction indicators on the map pages help you find your way.

The tour is also designed to be used in the comfort of your own home if you want to experience Rome without actually leaving your house! The app was designed not only for travellers, but also for art lovers, teachers, students, and travel agents. Teachers may want to connect your device to your SmartBoard to use the app as supporting material during your lessons. Travel agents might want to gift the app to people who have booked flights to Rome through you.

Have fun!


Debra Rogers


Travel & Local








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from the description: "No Internet or GPS connections are required to use the app"

And then some of the permissions:
- full network access
- download files without notification
- modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
- precise GPS location

???? Maybe it works without an internet connection, but you might want to remember to close the app before going online.

Reply   |   Comment by just curious  –  4 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
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