Paris, Then and Now Travel Guide using Augmented Reality

Travel back in time with more than 2000 places of Paris as it was 100 years ago. Compare them easily with how they look now. We add a place each day!

Paris, Then and Now Travel Guide using Augmented Reality

Discover Paris differently with this app !

App in English, street names and historic texts in French

‘Paris, Then and now’ was selected #1 in the French Apple Rewind 2011 in the travel category and featured APP OF THE WEEK by Apple


More than 2000 Then and Now places available, and a new place added each day! Our awesome partners have been building this content for YEARS.

For each then & now place you will be able to :

– See the full screen Then and Now photos

– Superpose the photos with reality, play with the transparency and observe the evolution of the place

– Discover the history of the place thanks to a description mixing historical facts and anecdotes

Download the « Paris, Then and Now » app today to discover these places and their history


Define the notification range then click “Go”. You will then be notified each time you get close to an available place.

You can also browse the then & now places in the “Find” tab where you’ll find different views : list, map , satellite or augmented reality.

Download this app now to navigate the Then & Now map or be notified automatically


  • Retina display
  • Geolocation and interactive map
  • Augmented reality
  • Push notifications for then and now places
  • Search places
  • Play with transparency on photos

You’ll find more information on how to use the app in our tutorial (“More” tab).


Our apps are updated frequently and there are new cities available regularly.

Currently available: Vancouver, Montreal, Paris, Barcelona, Nantes, Metz. Toronto and Tampa on the way.


For iOS 4 and above only

iPhone 3G : no augmented reality

Please note that the app currently uses INTERNET CONNECTION, so plan your usage accordingly.

WE CAN NOT ANSWER YOU ON THIS PAGE. Please contact us at and we we’ll answer you promptly ! Any suggestion or bug report is obviously welcome.

PLEASE NOTE that all the Then and Now places are not visible straight away: navigate the map and wait for the app to refresh and display the places.

Note : * Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

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  • Author: Kiran Voleti

    An Internet savvy and a founder of Augmented Reality Blog - RealaReal. I would love to share Augmented Reality resources with our readers.I am a founder Internet Marketing Company - Toputop, & a Creative Agency - Dotndot.For more details about me visit my personal website &

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