App DescriptionâLondon: A City Through Timeâ is neither coffee-table book nor guide nor map, but a nearly endless fusion of all three in a digital application, or âappâânearly 2,000 years in the life of one of the worldâs great cities.Â Â Even diehard Londoners are destined to discover something new - The Economist
"The best London history app we've ever seen" The Londonist
Whether a native Londoner, moving-in or just passing through, âLondon â A City Through Timeâ 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 worldâs most complex city. It boasts over 6000 articles on the capitalâs 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 PathĂ© 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 360Âș views of the capitalâs 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 Londonâs official Blue Badge guides, and a unique history by tube stop section to let you know whatâs above ground when your under it. Linking everything is a synchronised time-line to help navigate with unprecedented ease through every aspect of Londonâs deep and amazing history.
January 25, 2013 New version 1.1
November 30, 2012 Initial Release