Discover the things around you with WikiCompass.

WikiCompass uses GPS and Augmented Reality technology to get nearby Wikipedia articles letting you view them easily. Simply hold up your phone and learn.

WikiCompass is great for traveling and works anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Get the most of your adventures and download WikiCompass today!

Wikipedia content is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

The Wikipedia Wordmark and the Wikipedia 'W' icon are trademarks of the Wikimedia Foundation and are used with the permission of the Wikimedia Foundation. WikiCompass is not endorsed by or affiliated with the Wikimedia Foundation.

Images appearing in preview video and screenshots.
Édifice New York Life by Jeangagnon - CC BY-SA 3.0
Aldred Building by Unknown CC BY-SA 2.5
Notre-Dame de Montréal Basilica by Diego Delso - CC BY-SA 4.0
Monument à Maisonneuve by Frankyb602 - CC BY-SA 3.0

What’s New

Version 1.0.9

New selection mode lets you tap directly on Wikipedia articles when selecting them in the AR mode.
If you prefer the old way, you can switch back by selecting Settings->Selection Mode->Gaze.

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

The Real Cinnabear ,

Fantastic Idea and use of AR

Saw this talked about on Reddit and thought I'd give it a shot. Glad I did. The idea behind it is genius and it's a fantastic use of AR...and a lot of fun.

Hldsct ,

Meaningless photos and essentially advertising

I’m sure there must be useful information for some areas but I’m in longyearbyen which is remote and has a very interesting history. All the app is giving me is poor photography and essentially ads for places. Really a picture of two beer cans that’s an ad nothing else!!! Should be a useful app needs to be cleaned up of junk

klalicker ,

Don’t buy

It won’t even open!


Allez Interactive Inc
13 MB

Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (7th generation), iPad (7th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch (7th generation).



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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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