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Vienna: Medieval Legends City Exploration Game

Activity provider: Questo App

Vienna: Medieval Legends City Exploration Game

Activity provider: Questo App

From US$ 10.85 per person

Embark on a quest and travel back in time to medieval Vienna. Solve puzzles and save the city from its largest tragedy, the Black Plague, all on your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover St. Stephen's Cathedral, Hofburg, the Albertina, and more.

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Duration 2 hours
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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt
  • Walk along Vienna's medieval streets and visit the tavern where Mozart and Beethoven used to frequent
  • Follow clues and solve puzzles to learn more about Hofburg, St. Stephen's Cathedral, and other iconic places
  • Discover the legend of the most famous balladeer in Vienna
  • Enjoy a city game available in English, German, Spanish and French
Full description
Explore Vienna's medieval past by embarking on a quest on a mobile phone app. Uncover Vienna's history in a unique way by solving riddles and following clues to complete your challenge. Download the free Questo app on to your mobile phone and begin your self-guided tour at the starting point. Then, head off to discover Vienna's taverns and narrow medieval streets. Unearth traces of the greatest tragedy in Vienna's history, the plague, as you are guided by the bizarre story of the city's most famous balladeer, Marx Augustin. Learn more about the man locals call Lieber Augustin (Dear Augustin) because of his charming humor in bitter times. Unlock secret stories of the places you visit every time you solve a clue or riddle. Upon the successful solution of a clue, you will receive exact directions to the next location, removing the need for a map, GPS, or guide for your city exploration adventure. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end.
Includes
  • City exploration game app
  • 24/7 customer service
  • A tour guide
  • Entry tickets to attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Participants

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Meeting point

The tour begins at Ruprechtsplatz.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 139 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.4/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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Was a fun afternoon. Full points: Since the tour is guided by the app, it doesn't matter how long you take it. You can also look at the other buildings, have a coffee, take a longer break or or or.. Here and there we used google maps to find the exact address for the next destination, but we're not very good at it either Distinction between left and right xD fun aside. All in all, the tour was very well planned and included interesting facts about the city of Vienna. At the starting point there are a few stairs where you can only walk around if climbing the stairs is a problem, the second time you climb the stairs there is an elevator. Thanks for the well thought out and well planned quest. We enjoyed it.

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April 24, 2022

The game is well researched and the story line is interesting. We really get the feel of medieval period amid the very modern city. The best part is to discover these very old and popular sites which would have taken time to do it on our own and enjoyed more because I traveled to these places without using google maps. Apart from collecting trivia we also ended up drinking coffee at the Café Frauenhuber.

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November 6, 2021

We did the tour as a couple and found it very, very nice. You get to know Vienna in a playful way and get lots of inspiration. Beautiful photos were taken and the tour is not too far. You can reach everything very well and the puzzles are easy to solve all in all it was great!

September 24, 2021

Product ID: 229962