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Cologne: Historic Town Scavenger Hunt

4.7 / 5

20 reviews

Activity provider: Stadtspiel Schnitzeljagd

Cologne: Historic Town Scavenger Hunt

Activity provider: Stadtspiel Schnitzeljagd

From US$ 43.17 per group up to 10

Discover Cologne with a thrilling scavenger hunt. Puzzle your way through the city, discovering the Cologne Cathedral, the Old Town, and the Rhine promenade.

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  • Discover Cologne through a thrilling scavenger hunt
  • Solve the puzzle with the whole family
  • Pause the game at any time to do some more exploring or take a break
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The Cologne scavenger hunt will take you past the most beautiful sights of the Rhine metropolis. Start your adventure at the main station and then head to the Cathedral, which is Cologne's landmark. Also, discover the Heinzelmännchen fountain, the old market with the town hall, the Heumarkt, the Great St. Martin church, the Rhine promenade, and much more. Your city game box contains 16 sealed and numbered envelopes, each holding riddles that need to be solved. Follow clear and precise directions and find your way to the various sights. Once you solve a riddle you will be given a number, which reveals which envelope to open next. You won’t know ahead of time in which succession the Scavenger Hunt City Game envelopes need to be opened. Have fun while you receive detailed information regarding the historical background of every attraction.
  • Scavenger Hunt box
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  • Entrance fees
  • Public transport fees

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  • The shipping can take up to 4 business days.
  • You can play the scavenger hunt on any date after you receive the box.
  • Game available in German.
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4.7 /5

based on 20 reviews

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Once you understand the system, the day is very entertaining, you learn a lot about the city. After that you can feel a bit "insider". If you deal with all stations in detail and stop here and there in between (for a Kölsch), then you can easily spend the whole day on the go.

January 23, 2022

It was great fun. However, you should avoid the weekends at the beginning of mid-November, as the Christmas market is being set up at the important stations and you may need help from the construction staff. You are not allowed to enter the places. It is also recommended to take a Sunday morning. The streets are quite empty and in the pedestrian zone you don't constantly run into other passers-by. During the week it's certainly good too.

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December 11, 2021

From the order to the implementation of the city rally, everything went wonderfully. The delivered box with the cards looks very valuable and the tasks are easy to perform. We were in Cologne and had to open the envelope once to set up a Christmas market because the destination with the solution was blocked off. During the rally you walk through streets and alleys where you might not have gone on a normal tourist visit. So all in all it was a great day with lots of information.

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November 18, 2021

Product ID: 400589