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Discovery Game beers, charming alleys and dwarfs in Cologne

Availability: Flexible
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Explore Cologne's charming city center with this Discovery Game
  • Solve riddles at each stop of this digital treasure hunt
  • See popular sights from a different angle
  • Learn about the city's history on an exciting adventure
  • Be the fastest to solve the riddles for a chance to win a free game
What to expect

Are you looking for a more interactive way of exploring Cologne? Experience the city with this active, adventurous Discovery Game, where you will have to solve riddles to find your way through town. You start your route at the Roman north gate CCAA with the first riddle that will lead you to the next location. The game is comprised of 16 riddles that will unveil local recommendations, fun facts and history of the city once they are solved. All you need is your phone where the riddles will be displayed in a web app. You will receive all the necessary information via e-mail after the booking.

On your way, say ‘hello’ to dwarfs and grotesque wooden faces observing your adventures around the corner! You will get to walk the narrow streets and quiet courtyards of Cologne city center at your own pace. Let yourself be surprised and amazed with local stories and enjoy the locals’ favorite spots to hang out.

The hotspots you will discover during this game include:

  • Gothic Cologne Cathedral
  • The Fish Market (Fischmarkt)
  • Town Hall (Rathaus)
  • The Hahnen Gate on Rudolfplatz
  • The locals' favorite foodie spots on Aachener street

This game is suitable for friends, couples, families with kids and team buildings. Enjoy being together while exploring a city, be creative and use your imagination to find the city’s secrets!

Play for the fastest time and get listed on the leaderboard or take your time and share your best adventure photo using #secretcitytrails. Both might lead to a free game!

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Kardinal-Höffner-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

What to remember
  • You will receive your game within 24 hours after your booking
  • This is a self-guided tour, there is no tour guide that meets you at the start location
  • You will receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 6 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads needed
  • You can stop the game and take a break at any point and start where you left off later
  • You can play any day of the week, starting between 8:00am and 7:30pm (daylight hours)
  • The game is recommended to be played in a team of 1-5 people
  • You can share a team viewer link, so everyone can read riddles and stories on their phones. Just make sure to select one person to enter answers
  • Start in front of the side portal of the Roman north gate CCAA in front of the cathedral’s main entrance
  • End near Rudolfplatz
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  • You can play any day of the week, starting between 8:00am and 7:30pm (daylight hours)
  • You can start the game up to 6 months after the purchase
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Secret City Trails
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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