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Berlin: Berlin Wall's Greatest Escapes Exploration Game Tour

1. Berlin: Berlin Wall's Greatest Escapes Exploration Game Tour

Discover Berlin's most interesting places by solving clues around town and unlocking amazing stories. Visit Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, and the Berlin Wall, as well as other locations. Download Questo, the gamified travel app, onto your smartphone, and begin your exciting exploration game. Play the role of a person needing to escape East Berlin in 1984, and see if you can do it. Solve a clue to reveal exact directions to your next stop on the tour, without the need of a map, GPS, or a physical guide. Each solution unlocks an interesting story, and reveals Berlin's secrets. Complete the tour at your own pace as there's no time limit, though around two hours is normally enough. Pause the game at any time, and restart whenever you want from the last place you visited. After purchasing the quest, an access code will be delivered to your email, which can then be used in the downloadable app. Once you have downloaded the app, simply head to the starting point at Potsdamer Platz whenever you choose, and begin your adventure. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own voucher. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can 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.

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Berlin: Life in Nazi Germany Exploration Game and Tour

2. Berlin: Life in Nazi Germany Exploration Game and Tour

Discover important historical sites in Berlin from the WWII period through an interactive smart phone app. Unlock the stories behind iconic landmarks and lesser known points of interest from the Nazi era by solving clues that guide you from place to place.   After purchase, use the access code that is delivered to your email to download the app and start playing the game. Head to the starting point at Hausvogteiplatz whenever you choose and move at your own pace. Play the role of a person helping someone escape from war-torn Germany and learn firsthand about the horrors of the Nazi regime. Don't worry if you get stuck on a clue – simply ask for a hint and then navigate to the next location without the need for a map, GPS, or a physical guide. With no time limit and the ability to pause and restart whenever you want, the game is flexible for your convenience. If you choose to play it straight through, it generally takes around two hours. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can 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.

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Scavenger Hunt through Berlin

3. Scavenger Hunt through Berlin

Enjoy a unique tour of Berlin and adventure through the city unraveling riddles. If you are up to the challenge, Berlin awaits! The starting point of the "City Route I" is at the World Time Clock at Alexanderplatz. Then, head to the TV Tower, which has a viewing platform with wonderful views over the city (tickets not included). Continue on to the Rotes Rathaus and the Berlin Cathedral, where you’ll find further activities for the scavenger hunt. Then, visit the Museum Island with its 5 fantastic museums. Take a break there or visit one of the museums, such as the Pergamon Museum or the Neues Museum with stunning bust of Nefertiti. Find more tasks at Gendarmenmarkt, the beautiful square with French and German Cathedrals. Continue on to Pariser Platz and the Brandenburg Gate before experiencing the atmosphere at the Holocaust Memorial. Head on to Potsdamer Platz and Checkpoint Charlie but don't forget to solve those riddles. How the scavenger hunt through Berlin works: In the box there are between 8 and 16 closed and numbered envelopes. These include small tasks that need to be solved. With clear and understandable directions, you make your way through Berlin on foot. Solve the riddles and find your way to the next attraction in the city. At each location you will receive extensive background information.

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Berlin: Self-Guided Tour of Over 100 Sights

4. Berlin: Self-Guided Tour of Over 100 Sights

Discover the majesty and culture of Berlin, including its fashionable shopping streets and its artistic treasures. This state-of-the-art self-guided sightseeing application uniquely combines public transportation and walking tours into one useful travel companion. Explore the city at your own pace while discovering more than any human guide could ever tell you. Learn about curiosities, culture, stories, and secrets at over 100 points of interest while listening to your local storytellers in a choice of six languages. Navigate to personal drop-pins and travel across the city while enjoying the auto-play commentary on carefully mapped routes using buses, trams, walking or bicycles. Receive help seeking out the best photo-spots and free Wi-Fi areas. Whether you follow the suggested itineraries or simply explore at your own will, you’ll uncover Berlin’s glories in your own way and at your own pace, day or night.

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Berlin: Stories of Berlin Modern Scavenger Hunt

5. Berlin: Stories of Berlin Modern Scavenger Hunt

A modern city rally awaits you, during which you will find tricky puzzles and interesting information. With the very first task you will be immersed in a world full of hidden clues and mysterious hints. You'll actively communicate with each other, as you get closer to each other and enrich each other with your knowledge. Throughout your tour you will experience such prominent sites as the Parliament Building (Reichstag), Brandenburg Gate, Gendarmenmarkt, the Magnificent boulevard Unter den Linden, Potsdamer Platz, Checkpoint Charlie, the Berlin Wall, among other Berlin sights. You decide when you start and finish your adventure, being completely independent of travel guides and groups. To participate, you only require a smartphone with an active internet connection.

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Berlin: Underground East Berlin Exploration Game

6. Berlin: Underground East Berlin Exploration Game

Berlin. 1989. You are Glaz, a young artist who feels muzzled by the GDR's authoritarian regime. Today you are doing your first mission for the scene: smuggling some tapes from the West to East Berlin's underground music community. Can you do it without getting caught? The city game starts at the Stasi Museum and takes around 1.5 hours to complete. As you go, you can also explore at your own pace: simply pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at the Jugend Widerstand Museum. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. After booking, you will receive an email on how to download the game to your phone. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to download and play the city game on their phone. Alternatively, each person can make their own purchase.

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Original Scavenger Hunt through Berlin's City Center

7. Original Scavenger Hunt through Berlin's City Center

Discover Berlin in an individual way with this exciting scavenger hunt. The starting point of this scavenger hunt is the Russian Embassy on the boulevard Unter den Linden. Continue on to Pariser Platz, home to perhaps the most iconic landmark of Berlin – the Brandenburg Gate. The “City Route II” scavenger hunt in Berlin then continues on to the Reichstag building and the Federal Chancellery. You can interrupt the game at any time, for example to enjoy a picnic in Tiergarten. You will also discover Bellevue Palace and the Victory Column, which offers a breathtaking view over the German capital (ticket not included). Take a stroll through Tiergarten to Potsdamer Platz and the Sony Center. History enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the imposing Soviet War Memorial on Straße des 17. Juni, as well as the Holocaust Memorial. Along the way you will pass by many cafes, bars, and restaurants, allowing you to take a break at any time. This tour through Berlin covers a route of approximately 10 kilometers. It is also possible to carry out the scavenger hunt by bicycle. All directions are also suitable for those traveling by bike. The duration of the tour will be accordingly shorter. Explore the city at your own pace as you decide when to start the scavenger hunt and how long to spend at each attraction. You can take a break at any point or continue the tour on another day of your choice. Enjoy an interactive puzzle that's fun for the whole family. How the scavenger hunt works: In the city game box there are 16 closed and numbered envelopes. These include small tasks that need to be solved. With clear and understandable directions, you make your way through Berlin on foot. Solve the riddles and find your way to the next attraction in the city. At each location you will receive extensive background information.

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Berlin: Foxtrail Scavenger Hunt Sightseeing Escape Game

8. Berlin: Foxtrail Scavenger Hunt Sightseeing Escape Game

Your assignment is to find the fox in the urban jungle. The hunt for the sly animal will lead you in small teams through the districts of Berlin on a thrilling challenge even for locals. Whether young or old, on this trail you are guaranteed to discover a completely new side of Berlin. Experience the whole city as your playing field with elaborately designed clues hidden and integrated in the city's districts. You don't need an app to track down the fox, just your heads, your hands, and all your senses. Only team spirit, skill, and cunning will get you to your goal where a surprise waits for you.

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What people are saying about Berlin

A great idea to make exploring the city interesting. The tasks are rather simple. The background information on the extra maps for all attractions is also good. Scavenger hunt can be done in 5 hours. Afterwards, relaxation (in a café or restaurant) is good.

This tour was A LOT of fun! The escape stories we learned about were hilarious. And you'll pass by many major sights of Berlin. Perfect activity to do outside on a sunny day :)

Playing the character in this kind of tour made me realize how living in these difficult days in Berlin must’ve felt.

Super exciting and interesting. You have as much time as you want and it's great fun !!!! A great idea !!!

Lots of fun! Had a nice time exploring East Berlin :)