New Delhi Travel Guide

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No one carries paper travel guides anymore, especially in Delhi. This app highlights attractions with its augmented reality feature. With this feature and the GPS of a smart phone, visitors will never find themselves lost while in Delhi; all they have to do is input their desired destination and the augmented reality map will point them in the right direction. There is also a flat map of the city that showcases nearby attractions and restaurants.

For those that are looking for a particular attraction, they are all compiled in a list and sorted by category. Once an attraction is selected, visitors are provided with contact information, descriptions and pictures of the establishment.

This app is available for $2.99 on the app store for Android and iPhone devices. It is programmed to work offline so visitors do not accrue any extra charges

Delhi City Metro

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Unless visitors to Delhi feel like being a sardine by packing themselves into crowded busses, the New Delhi Metro System is the way to travel in this city. However, like any metro system the one in Delhi can be frustrating to navigate at times. The Delhi City Metro app tries to solve that frustration by keeping track of every metro line and station in the city.

Users can type in their destination and the app will use their current GPS location to provide an intelligent route to where they need to go. It also gives an estimated times of arrival. This calculation can be reversed or bookmarked, saving the user a lot of time and frustration.

This essential Delhi app is available for $0.99 on the app store for Android and iPhone devices.

New Delhi City

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Delhi is estimated to be around 5,000 years old and it has packed a lot of history into its walls within those years. For those that don't come to Delhi for business, it is often referred to as a history buff's paradise. There are hundreds of historical sites preserved around the city, as well as museums, archeological sites and buildings that still retain their original architecture.

The New Delhi City app was made by developers who are proud of the heritage of their city. This app tells the long story of Delhi and showcases the sites that were an integral part of that story.

This app is available for $0.99 on the app store for Android and iPhone devices.

India Chow

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There are hundreds, if not thousands, of places to eat within Delhi and travel guides usually do not cover them all. They leave out the small street food stands or forget to update their database with new restaurants. However, the India Chow app is dedicated to the food of not just Delhi, but all of India. They update their database daily with new restaurants and information about them.

This is the perfect app for those who want to get a real taste of India. Visitors can locate any number of eateries near them on the India Chow map or browse their comprehensive list based on cuisine types that will pull up restaurants in a specified city or just close to their current location.

Once a restaurant is selected, visitors can view a description of their food and a picture of the establishment. Some options even come with full menus to browse through. App users can also leave reviews and ratings to help the developers and other app users make more informed decisions.

This app is available for $0.99 on the app store for Android and iPhone devices.

New Delhi Map and Walks

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Why get a tour guide when you have one right in the palm of your hand? The New Delhi Map and Walks app functions as a useful map for the city, but also serves as the user's own personal tour guide.

Once users arrive at one of the sites along the tour, the app triggers an audio guide giving the details on the attraction, as well as interesting historical information. Tours inside the app include Unique Shopping in Delhi, Chandri Chowk, Places of Worship and the Delhi Museum Tour.

This app comes in two versions, the Lite version is available for free and has seven walking tours, or the Full version is available for $4.99 and hosts twelve additional tours. Both versions of the app are available on the app store for Android and iPhone devices.

Hindi Phrase Book

Although many speak English and a number of different languages in Delhi, not everyone does and in India, visitors shouldn't expect everyone to. While most will be able to get by pretty well with just English, many in Delhi only speak Hindi and it is a sign of respect to at least know the basics.

The Hindi Phrase Book app is one of the most comprehensive language apps on the market. This app highlights only the useful phrases so users don't have to memorize obscure words. It allows both written and spoken translations.

The free version of the app contains over 1,000 useful phrases while the full version for $2.99 covers 3,500 phrases. Both versions of the app are available on the app store for Android and iPhone devices.

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