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Athens: Ancient Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

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Activity provider: World City Trail

Athens: Ancient Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Activity provider: World City Trail

From US$ 6.38 per person

See the major sights of Athens while solving interesting riddles on your smartphone. Learn interesting facts about the city as you go.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Athens at your own pace and take special photos
  • Learn interesting information about the city and the attractions
  • Solve riddles and decipher clues to unlock each location
  • Enjoy a variety of language choices to play your game in
Full description

Play a fun treasure hunt game on your phone while visiting some of the major attractions in Athens on this self-guided walking tour. Explore the city at your own pace while using brains and teamwork to get to the end of the game.

To get started, simply download the app and start the game at a time that's convenient to you (download instructions received via email after booking).

Head over to the first location to begin the game and work your way through the streets of Athens. As you explore, answer riddles at each place to unlock the next location. Use the app to help you navigate between attractions.

Anywhere along the tour route, choose to pause the app at any time to take a break or spend some more time to fully take in the sights. By the end of your adventure, you'll have learned about the ancient city of Athens and some of the most memorable attractions of the city.

Start your tour from the monument of the Unknown Soldier, a monument with huge symbolism for Hellenism! Visit Kapnikarea church with its strange name and many stories about its name, and explore Monastiraki Square, the center of Athens with its wonderful church and unique view. Photograph the Library of Pantainos with its unique aesthetics and admire the Arion ice with the unique ancient history it carries. Then the world-famous Herodus Atticus Odeon awaits you. Even the statue of the hero General Makrygiannis in a beautiful landscape will continue your beautiful journey in the heart of ancient Athens. Admire the Lysikrates monument. The church of Ragavas will enchant you, while the Tower of Andronikos will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Includes
  • Mobile app and login credentials
  • Self-guided tour and smartphone game
  • Navigation
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Start your tour at Hellenic Parliament building. Download the 'World City Trail app' from the store and use your email and the serial key that you will receive one day before the activity via sms or whatsapp by World City Trail (if you didn't receive it, please contact us: +41764676170 via sms or whatsapp or email at: wctworldbookings@gmail.com). After the login, you will be able to find the exact location of the 1st step. No one will wait for you. You can start your tour anytime! The QR code from GetYourGuide is not needed for this activity.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Credit card
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Packed lunch
  • Cash
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • You can start any time, just log into the app and start playing
  • A smartphone and internet connection is needed to play the game
  • The cost is per group of up to 5 people
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The game is designed for adults. Kids can participate if someone explains the puzzles
  • There is no time limit for this activity. You can complete it at your own pace
  • You have to think and solve the puzzles. It is not a trivia game
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

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Great idea exploring the place through the puzzles

May 24, 2022

It was quite fun. Not too hard tasks, but we had to think about some of them. The spots were in walking distance from each other. Good that you can pause and continue whenever you want. We enjoyed it.

June 28, 2022

Product ID: 407899