Let us guide you at the historical island of Alcatraz near San Francisco, USA.
This guide covers 19 of the most important historical structures on Alcatraz Island. It offers a full description of every building including photos of how the buildings used to look in their past glory and markings on the map shows where the structures are placed.
Using TTS (text to speak) your smartphone will act as an audio guide and will read the texts out to you loud, as you visit the different buildings. The voice used is the default Android speaker voice which is already installed on your device. All you need to do is to press “Play” at the button of a selected text, and the chosen text will be read out to you.
Either you can use our predefined tour of the highlights of the area, or you can plan your own tour to the island. Simply use the Tour Planner features to select the buildings you would like to see and then follow you own route while visiting.
Features included in the app:
- Description and history of 19 of the buildings on Alcatraz Island.
- Pictures of the buildings.
- Audioguide using TTS (text to speech).
- Tour planner to create your own unique route through the area.
- Markings of the buildings on a GPS powered map.
- A description of the history of the entire area.
- Old photos of the different buildings
The guide covers the following buildings on Alcatraz Island:
- Baker Beach
- Boat Dock
- Building 64
- Dining Hall
- Former Military Chapel (Bachelor Quarters)
- Parade Grounds
- Main Cellhouse
- Model Industries Building
- The Morgue
- New industries building
- Officers Club
- Power House
- Recreation Yard
- Warden's House
- Alcatraz water tower
- Associate Warden & Captain of the Guard duplex
- Residential Family Cottages
- Toolshed Terraces