08. Mai 2020 - 14:00
Ruprechtspl. 1, Wien
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Vienna Treasure Hunt with friends: Medieval Legends and Mysteries | Freitag, 08. Mai 2020

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.

About this Event

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.



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



ABOUT QUESTO

Questo helps travelers & locals to explore cities by solving clues in order to discover new places and exciting local stories. Each route (quest) is based on a specific theme, which can be inspired by a movie, a book, a historical fact or just a legend. In London, for instance, you can explore the city as Sherlock Holmes or Isaac Newton, while in Paris you can play as Hemingway or Picasso.


Questo in a city exploration game currently available in over 40 countries. Last year, 35,000 people finished a quest while walking more than 100.000 kilometers to discover popular and hidden locations, as well as local stories. As of today, the app has over 100 available quests created by a growing network of local content creators. If you want to create a quest in your town, message us.