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City Discovery Game: The Hidden Gems of Belem

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Activity provider: Secret City Trails

City Discovery Game: The Hidden Gems of Belem

Activity provider: Secret City Trails

From US$ 19.64 per group up to 5

Embark on this unconventional sightseeing in Belem. During this unique self-guiding discovery game, you'll explore the city while solving riddles and exploring the hidden gems.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Explore the secrets and hidden gems of Belem
  • Enjoy an interactive and self-guided game experience via a web app
  • Solve riddles on your phone that take you on an adventure across the city
  • See monuments and landmarks in a new light and discover little known spots
  • Learn about Belem's history and unlock local recommendations for each riddle that your solve
Full description
Discover Belem as never before with this original interactive game experience. Using your cell phone, your challenge will start on the corner of the gardens of Alfonso de Albuquerque, where Rua de Belem becomes Rua da Junqueira. Simply open your e-mail link and your adventure will begin. Set off to explore Belem as you solve 9 clues, with each correct answer taking you to the next location. As you proceed through the challenge, learn more about the history of the city and the local culture with fun facts. If you need a little helping hand, ask for hints to help you solve the clues. Explore Belem’s hidden gems, its adventurous history, and tasty sweets. While you solve our riddles, you’ll unlock stories very few locals know. This discovery game takes you to see secrets hiding in plain sight and lovely local spots - it will show you a different side of popular sights. If you're looking for a fun way to experience the city, then this is a truly unique opportunity.
  • A city discovery self-guided tour with stories, directions and riddles
  • The tour is played through a web browser on your own smartphone
  • A weblink to the tour is sent directly after booking (email from Secret City Trails)
  • Multiple languages available: English and Portuguese
  • Receive recommendations on favourite places (food-drink-culture) by the local trail creator
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Meeting point

    Start on the corner of the gardens of Alfonso de Albuquerque, where Rua de Belem becomes Rua da Junqueira. When you arrive, click on the link you’ve received from Secret City Trails and start the self-guided discovery game. You can start and pause the trail anytime you want, and pick-up later to finish.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Charged Smartphone
    • Internet access

    Know before you go

    • This is a self-guided city discovery experience
    • You can play in a team of 1-5 people
    • Right after booking, you receive the play link to the City Trail (sent by email from Secret City Trails/local supplier)
    • No app download is needed
    • This trail is available in English and Portuguese
    • The link is valid for 90 days
    • Discover the city at your own pace, take as many breaks as you like
    • You need internet connection and a little data. You'll play on your browser
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 4 reviews

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    It was fun to explore the district with a game and the information about the buildings etc. was very interesting. We would book it again. There were five of us playing the game, our children are all over 18 and had fun too.

    November 14, 2021

    EVERYONE SHOULD DO THIS!! It is an incredible way to get introduced to Belem/Lisbon

    July 22, 2019

    Nice way to see Belem with kids.

    June 10, 2019

    Product ID: 178119