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iOS Universal Travel
By downloading the CITY-OPAS mobile app to your smart phone, you can access the Helsinki tourist map service and much else besides!
With this app you can access the useful CITY-OPAS Helsinki tourist map service anywhere, anytime, whenever you need to. The app helps you find interesting tourism service providers on the map and gives further information and contact details for each. The app also contains information on events in Helsinki and shows where they are located on the map.
FREE OF CHARGE
The app is free of charge and easy to download!
The app is easy to download and once downloaded, requires no internet connection; the user therefore doesn’t have to worry about roaming charges. The user can go online, if they so wish, to browse companies’ homepages, or to see where they are located on the map. The app warns users in advance about situations like these, where internet is required.
The user has access to the maps of the Helsinki city. On the location service, the user can see their own location on the map.
Underneath this main subject, you can find the “Show nearest to me” service, which enables the user to find the service that they are closest to.
SIGHTSEEING, RESTAURANTS, HOTELS, MUSEUMS
The data in the Helsinki tourist map service is conveniently divided under main subject headings, such as hotels, places to visit, places to eat, museums, shopping, terminals, theatres and main events.
COMPREHENSIVE TOURIST MAP SERVICE
The app contains the location of the Helsinki tourism service professionals on the map, their introductions, addresses, telephone numbers, opening hours and websites. The app also contains the Main Events in Helsinki in 2015 and the Welcome to Helsinki section.
HANDY AND EASY-TO-USE FUNCTIONS
The app is easy to use. The user can switch between the main headings and company specific data using the Back button or the phone’s own back arrow button. The Call, Open website and Show on Map buttons can also be used to phone a company or switch to their website or location on the map. The Search function at the bottom of the main section is useful if the user wants to search for a service or operator by a specific word.
CITY-OPAS mobile app is now also available for Windows Phone (Windows 8 and newer versions).
The whole app is available as separate easy-to-use Finnish, English and Russian language versions.
FREE TOURIST MAP SERVICE
The app can be downloaded for free from Google Play, App Store and Windows Phone markets.
The app was brought by Suomen City-Opas with Helsingin Markkinointi Oy.
Suomen City-Opas is the market leader in Finnish travel guides.
The app’s information is based on the information contained in the printed Helsinki CITY-OPAS 2015 tourist maps. The printed Helsinki CITY-OPAS 2015 tourist maps are available at Visit Helsinki Tourist Information.
Further information: www.visithelsinki.fi and www.city-opas.fi
Content update 2015