# Discover Coventry with a self-guided cultural tour
Welcome to the Coventry University Cultural Tours!
If you would like to get to know the campus or the city a little better, why not try one of our self-guided online tours? They are easy to access on your phone and will give you a great insight into the cultural heritage of your campus and wider surroundings.
# Get access to the tours
There are two ways to access the tours and explore:
# 1. Audio Tours
For an audio tour, download the free Echoes app - via the App Store (opens new window) or Google Play (opens new window) - and select the tour you want. When you move close to each building, you will hear about its amazing history and cultural significance. Go to the Echoes web page to Find out more information about the tours (opens new window).
# 2. Google Earth Tours
If you prefer to read the information and look at photos of how the buildings used to look, go to the Google Earth tour links (underneath the introductory videos below) and select present to display the information and photos for the locations on the map (You will need to download the Google Earth app first from the Apple Store (opens new window) or Google Play (opens new window) if you don't already have it).
# Coventry University Cultural Tour
Discover the stories behind the names of the campus University buildings that we use every day. Watch this one minute video to find out how to get started (opens new window).
# Historic Coventry Cultural Tour
Explore some of the historic buildings of Coventry and discover the stories behind them. Watch this one minute video to find out how to get started (opens new window).
Links to both the Echoes audio and Google Earth tours are in the description below each video. This includes Google Maps directions to help you navigate to each building or location.
We really hope you enjoy finding out about the university and the city and its great history.