Wallpaper* City Guide apps present a succinct, tightly edited selection of the best a location has to offer, from iconic architecture to happening restaurants, bars and hotels, and the most enticing cultural spaces, art galleries and shops. Whether visiting Berlin, Milan, New York, Paris or London, or any of the dynamic destinations in the series, these unique guides represent an insider’s checklist for the design-savvy traveller.

Key features:

LOCATE: Find your bearings with a city panorama and essential landmarks
EXPLORE: Our pick of the best restaurants, galleries, architecture and shops
BROWSE: Get to know the key districts using our colour-coded system
NAVIGATE: Use the interactive map to quickly find your way around town
DISCOVER: Our insider reveals the city’s hidden venues and hippest haunts

What’s New

Version 2.0.4

Content update and bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

NickTheName01 ,

Leaves a lot to be desired…

I’ve been a fan of the Wallpaper books, mostly because they show some cool spots and have some great photography. But the app that they have created seems to be a poor adaptation of a pretty decent book. The user interface isn’t that great and a lot of the content is hidden deep within in the app. That means if you are lucky enough to find it once and look for it again, you often can’t locate it. Super annoying. In addition, there are so many places of interest that are nowhere to be found in this app and too many places that are listed and only feature an address and phone number – no photos or even a description. Overall, it is not a bad app, but it’s also not too great. Definitely not worth the $5. If you are looking for a more complete and better alternative, I would highly recommend the Bilbao travel guide app from Eusko Guide. It is similar to the Wallpaper guide but much more encompassing and easier to use.


Phaidon Press Limited
120.5 MB

Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2012 Phaidon Press Limited


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