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Tulum – Be Your Own Guide

Tulum – Be Your Own Guide GPS locates and navigates you anywhere within the Maya ruins of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico without using any external data

Tulum – Be Your Own Guide GPS locates and navigates you anywhere within the Maya ruins of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico without using any external data

Tulum – Be Your Own Guide

by Edwin Barnhart
Tulum – Be Your Own Guide
Tulum – Be Your Own Guide
Tulum – Be Your Own Guide

What is it about?

Tulum – Be Your Own Guide GPS locates and navigates you anywhere within the Maya ruins of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico without using any external data. There’s no data usage for your mobile device’s automatic ability to locate satellite based cell signals, so no expensive charges apply for using the app. Created by renowned Maya archaeologist Dr. Edwin Barnhart, the Tulum app provides detailed information about virtually every feature of the site. The home page provides an interactive map of Tulum with each and every building clickable to reveal information regarding its construction, excavation history, and what was found inside. The “What Is That” function uses your gps location and allows you to point your mobile device at any structure to learn more about it. The “Take Me There” function allows you to choose any building at the site and receive guided navigation to its location.

Tulum – Be Your Own Guide

App Details

Version
1.3
Rating
(7)
Size
64Mb
Genre
Travel Reference
Last updated
November 9, 2014
Release date
October 30, 2013
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App Store Description

Tulum – Be Your Own Guide GPS locates and navigates you anywhere within the Maya ruins of Tulum in Quintana Roo, Mexico without using any external data. There’s no data usage for your mobile device’s automatic ability to locate satellite based cell signals, so no expensive charges apply for using the app. Created by renowned Maya archaeologist Dr. Edwin Barnhart, the Tulum app provides detailed information about virtually every feature of the site. The home page provides an interactive map of Tulum with each and every building clickable to reveal information regarding its construction, excavation history, and what was found inside. The “What Is That” function uses your gps location and allows you to point your mobile device at any structure to learn more about it. The “Take Me There” function allows you to choose any building at the site and receive guided navigation to its location.

The descriptions for each building are available as text and audio files voiced by Dr. Barnhart. Photos of each structure are included, as well as drawings and photos of the features inside the temples – ones you can’t see because they are barred from tourist access. With the Tulum app, you can see the incredible murals that other visitors can’t!

The Tulum app also includes:
•General history of Tulum
•Ed’s Tour – a recommended walking route
•A complete buildings and features list
•Personalizable photo and video galleries to remember your visit
•Bibliographical references

Whether you are planning on visiting Tulum or just want to learn more about the site, the Tulum app is an invaluable tool for anyone who wants to learn more about the ancient city. No other source of Tulum information, book or otherwise, is more complete. And thanks to wifi connections at selected restaurants in Tulum visitor’s center, you can download it data charge free right at the entrance to the ruins!