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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$ 7.02 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. Log in to the app and find the exact location of the first step. There will be no one waiting for you at the starting point and you can begin your tour at any time. The activity time below is indicative.

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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

  • This activity requires internet access.
  • Please download World City Trail app from App store or Playstore.
  • Use your booking reference for serial number. (GYGXXXXXXXXX)
  • Read carefully the information included in the blue field of the confirmation email of your purchase.
  • The ticket and the app from GetYourGuide are not needed for this activity.
  • There is no time limit for this activity. You can complete it at your own pace.
  • The puzzles are related to the outdoor areas of the attractions, you do not need to enter or pay a ticket. Entrance is purely your choice.
Customer reviews

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4.6 /5

based on 5 reviews

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December 3, 2022

really fun!

November 19, 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