Brest Fortress Hidden History

The application will introduce the objects of the historical-cultural heritage of the fortress of XIX century, monuments and museums of the Memorial Complex “Brest Hero Fortress” to the user.
With the help of the application one can easily move around and navigate the territory of the fortress, find out the history of the greatest historical objects, understand the logics of the defensive constructions, see the fortress’ exterior of different periods of its history as well as form one’s route round the fortress or use the offered one. The application works offline.

Nowadays Brest Fortress is a great memorial center and the largest complex of the historical objects and architecture of Belarus. However the developed area of the Memorial Complex “Brest Hero Fortress” takes only the third of the fortress, more than 70% are out of the tourists and citizens’ attention. Due to this fact many important objects of the historical and cultural heritage are almost not visited.

The experts of the information technologies - EPAM Systems (Brest, Belarus), carry out the technical development of the application. Brest Fortress Development Fund, supported by the Memorial Complex “Brest Hero Fortress”, Brest Regional Ethnography Museum and Brest History Museum, are responsible for the content creation.

This application was developed as the result of a sustainable tourism hackathon in the Brest Fortress, sponsored by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Belarus. The application is the result of the game concept envisaged by a hackathon participant, implemented under the mentorship of EPAM. UNDP and EPAM maintain a long lasting cooperation history in social innovation development.
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What's New

Display the direction of marker which represents the user’s location.
Notification about the switched off GPS, if it is switched on.
Added button «Clear route».
Alphabetical sorting of sights.
Route optimization
Improved functionality of sight choice on the map
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Additional Information

October 17, 2016
Current Version
Requires Android
4.0 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
EPAM Systems
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