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Bologna: Old Town Hidden Gems Exploration Game

4.2 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Questo App

Bologna: Old Town Hidden Gems Exploration Game

Activity provider: Questo App

From US$ 10.40 per person

Embark on a quest and find out historic information about the origins of Bologna and its hidden secrets. Solve clues and unlock stories on your phone, as you discover the two leaning towers, Pizza Maggiore, and lesser-known places.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game and treasure hunt
  • Solve clues to find local stories and hidden gems as you explore
  • Explore the infamous streets of the Quadrilatero
  • Discover the quirky side of Bologna
  • Learn about the story that left this small medieval town
Full description
Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Bologna's Old Town while playing a mobile-based quest with your friends and family. Solve clues and discover the fascinating history behind the monuments and attractions. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues that will take you back in time to learn about the origins of some of the city's most iconic buildings and tourist sites. Here's a sneak peek at the storyline: “You’re an emerging writer from London, whose debut novel was a success. But now writers’ block has struck. The year is 1815. [...] In your despair, you’ve come to Bologna. You heard the city’s many secrets and artistic flair inspire many artists. You hope to be next...." Unlock the secret stories of the places you visit as you solve the problem and guess the answers. Learn about the seven secrets that cloak Bologna in mystery, the streets of the Quadrilatero, and more. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your own pace. Play as a group or split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end of the tour.
Includes
  • A city exploration game available on your phone (Questo app)
  • 24/7 customer support
  • A tour guide
  • Entry tickets to attractions.
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Unlock your city game in the Questo app using this link: [https://questoapp.com/unlock](https://questoapp.com/unlock). Download the Questo app using this link (it’s free): [onelink.to/questo](http://onelink.to/questo). Head to the starting point and enjoy your city game.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3.8/5

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We liked the riddle tour through Bologna because we came to many places that we might not have discovered. We also encountered some peculiarities. Unfortunately it was only in English. So we didn't understand making and couldn't solve some puzzles.

February 23, 2022

Great game, we also made it in other cities afterwards! You come to different places worth seeing, and then we have a better orientation.. the story is also interesting and playfully exciting

May 22, 2022

Fun experiences that are suitable both for families with children or teenagers, for groups of friends and for school groups. It helps to orient yourself in a city especially if it is a first visit

May 4, 2022

Product ID: 395214