• Duration: 1,5 hour
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Play a city exploration game where you search your surroundings for ways to solve fun challenges and puzzles that reveal amazing places and stories in the Old Town of Bucharest. There is no guide involved, you just follow an app and play at your own pace.

Each challenge will lead you to the next place by providing you with exact directions on screen. As you solve the challenge, the story of that place is unlocked. And the next location is revealed.

Highlights:

  • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt.
  • Learn about the dirty history behind the Parliament building
  • Discover amazing examples of Byzantine architecture in Bucharest
  • Speak to one of the greatest artists of all time

If you are part of a group, one person can purchase access for everybody by selecting the total number of people. Everyone will be able to play the city game on their smartphones. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket.

Play on!

Itinerary

Stop at: The Palace of Parliament.

The Palace of Parliament is the world's second-largest administrative building (after the Pentagon) and former dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu's most infamous creation. Started in 1984 (and still unfinished), the 330,000-sq-metre building has more than 3000 rooms. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Izvor Park.

Izvor Park has some of the best views of the most famous landmark of the Romanian Capital, the Palace of the Parliament. This is the reason why it’s included in our list of suggested parks to visit, even if it might not be one of the most appealing gardens in Bucharest. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Centrul Național de Artă Tinerimea Română.

In close connection to the atmosphere of the time, a handful of students from Matei Basarab High School in Bucharest, including Aurel Şeicaru, Dumitru Soreanu the Olăneşti brothers, Alexandru Ionescu, Petre Popovici, Alimănescu and Nanu-Muscel, agreed to establish a literary and scientific society under the direction of the school to educate the Romanian youth according to the patriotic, cultural and christian spirit. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Cismigiu Gardens.

Cișmigiu Park is a vast English-style garden with fountains, monuments and a popular boating lake where the landmark Monte Carlo restaurant stands on a central island. Elegant pre-communist buildings line nearby Regina Maria boulevard. The 19th-century Gambrinus Brewery serves local beer and traditional food, and surrounding streets have snack bars, pubs and stylish, low-key nightclubs. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Piața Valter Mărăcineanu.

Nicholas Walter Maracineanu was Romanian soldiers. Ground troops as a Sergeant of volunteers in 1858 he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in 1861 and captain in 1868. He fought in the Romanian war of independence, where he was part of the 8th line regiment, commanding 1st battalion. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Biserica Kretzulescu.

The church was commissioned in 1720–1722 by the boyar Iordache Crețulescu and his wife Safta, a daughter of prince Constantin Brâncoveanu. Originally, the exterior was painted, but since the restoration work done in 1935–1936 (under the supervision of architect Ștefan Balș), the facade is made of brick. The frescoes on the porch date from the original structure, while the interior frescoes were painted by Gheorghe Tattarescu in 1859–1860. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Roman).

To serve its purposes, the Romanian Athenaeum, a building dedicated to art and science, would be erected in Bucharest. The building was designed by the French architect Albert Galleron, built on a property that had belonged to the Văcărescu family and was inaugurated in 1888, although work continued until 1897. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Energiea.

Inspired by the old printing press that used to operate on the ground floor of this beautiful downtown apartment building, Energiea reinvented itself into a cool urban pub, where people loudly socialize over good drinks and food. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: CEC Palace.

The CEC Palace in Bucharest, Romania, built between 8 June 1897 ans 1900 and situated on Calea Victoriei opposite the National Museum of Romanian History, is the headquarter of CEC Bank. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Stop at: Carturesti Carusel.

The building that currently houses the bookstore was built at the beginning of the 20th century by the Chrissoveloni bankers family. During the first few decades of its existence the building housed the Chrissoveloni Bank headquarters, and afterwards it became a general store. At the end of the 1990s and early 2000s the building fell into decay, up until 2015 when a five year long rehabilitation, strengthening and conversion project was complete. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

What's included

  • Full flexibility: start at any hour, take a break at any time and resume later
  • This is the safest experience you can book: no human contact, avoiding crowds, only need your phone.
  • This experience is permanently available, 24/7, every day of the year.
  • Play offline: you DON'T NEED an internet connection for this while exploring

What's excluded

  • Hotel pick up/drop off services
  • A physical tour guide

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • IMPORTANT! To start the game, please contact us here: https://www.tidio.com/talk/questo, and give us your email address in order to unlock the activity for you.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • WALKING TOUR

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