He Town Hall of Montilla just released a new tourist mobile application, Montilla ARbased on the technology of «augmented reality»with which the traveler who visits Montilla, or the residents of the town themselves, will be able to delve into the history and wealth patrimonial of the municipality through 19 points of interest Distributed in three different tourist routes: a cultural, another artistic and a third historical.
“This application allows us to transform the experience at the destination of our visitors, adapting it to the latest technologies and new tourist trends and living it on the ground in real time,” explained yesterday the Councilor for Tourism and City Promotion, Adrian Lapsley.
The municipal head of Tourism added that, with the use of these new technologies, “all visitors who come to visit Montilla will be able to have, from their own mobile phone, detailed and reliable informationaccessible at any time and in the languages of our main source markets –English and French–, in addition to having the possibility of consulting complete multimedia content that highlights our heritage in a totally new and attractive way.
The application can be downloaded completely free on Google Plaand. Thanks to it, the traveler will be able to discover, through different screens, the closest routes, viewing in 3D models and in one immersive experience and enriching, monuments like the El Gran Capitán castle, the Medinaceli Palace, the Plaza de la Rosa and the possibility of interacting with historical figures of the municipality such as Inca Garcilaso.
The project, which has been co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (Feder), “is based on augmented reality technology through surface detection and geopositioning”, as detailed by the Councilor for Tourism.
The initiative is added to the free service of audio guides tourist attractions offered in several monumental enclaves of the town. The project, financed by the Sustainable Urban Development Strategy (Edusi) IMagina Montilla, you can enjoy scanning with your mobile phone the QR codes of the information plaques that display historical buildings such as the Casa del Inca, the House of Waters, the Town Hall or the churches.