Krakow scavenger hunt and city tour
Krakow scavenger hunt and city tour was created to offer you the best way to explore a beautiful city of Poland.
Overflowing with legends, priceless historical architecture and art, as well as fabulous leisure and entertainment options, Poland’s historical capital, whose centre has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site for over 40 years, captivates and enchants visitors at first sight. It’s really not hard to see why…
Krakow scavenger hunt is a nice and unique way to explore this historical city.
Explore Krakow, playing our scavenger hunt !
It is an outdoor activity combining playing, walking and learning!
As a result, we created the best walk of the city, so you can learn everything about it and it’s most important attractions.
You will solve riddles and move from one attraction to the other! Don’t worry, using our in app navigation system, you will never get lost.
For the hard riddles, an automatic help system will help you move on!
Exploring Krakow playing our scavenger hunt was never more fun!
Take photos, discover hidden gems and narrow streets!
This is the best activity for families, friends, couples, students! Finally, for the escape room lovers also!
Give it a try!
Cost: Each game costs 20 Euros, up to 4-5 players.
Average duration of Krakow scavenger hunt : 120 minutes including total walking time of 40 minutes
Supported languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French , Polish
Museum admission fees: Visits to museums and other attractions do not require a ticket. The puzzles are related to
their outdoor areas. Admission is purely your choice.
What you need to know about Krakow scavenger hunt ?
- No one will be waiting for you anywhere, it’s just you and your smartphones!
- You can start playing anytime, any day, every day! You can even pause your game and resume later or any other day within a year !
- You can use one language per serial number. If your group is multilingual, you will need to buy more games if you need more languages.
- The city hunt + city tour provides information about the city and its attractions, but the escape games do not offer a city tour.
- The outdoor escape games provide total points and a leaderboard and are a bit more difficult than the city hunt + city tour.
- There is no time limit for the game. You can complete it at any time at your own pace.
- Our game is completely outdoor, so it depends on the weather. The game can continue on the same day or another day if it is interrupted.
- Prefer to start the game in daylight, as the lack of light may make it difficult to solve puzzles. However, the game can still be played at night.
- For groups of more than 5 people, you must purchase 1 game per 5 people. For example, for a group of 25 people, buy 5 games.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult. It is a nice and very educational activity for them if an adult helps them solve the puzzles and explains them.
- Puzzles do not require knowledge. Players must use their imagination, logic, combinatorial thinking and cooperation.
- Every attraction hides a puzzle ! The puzzles are independent and not connected to each other through a story. The goal is for players to interact with the attractions and their surrounding areas !
- Our game is completely covid19-free as it is an outdoor game!
Krakow scavenger hunt and city tour begins at Town Hall and ends at Smok Wawelski
You will visit:
- Town hall
- The Cloth Hall
- St. Mary’s Basilica
- St. Florian’s Gate
- Kraków Barbican
- Plac Szczepański
- Saints Peter and Paul Church
- Wawel Cathedral
- Wawel Royal Castle
- Smok Wawelski and more…
Townhall – starting point of Krakow scavenger hunt
Also known as Ratusz is a town hall in Krakow, demolished in 1820. It has the construction of bricks in 1316. However, it used to be an administrative hub of the city. Also, it has served from the 14th to earlier 19th century as a seat of the great council mayor and magistrate.
Still, the building is housing multiple main offices of the city.
The Cloth Hall
This is one of the key symbols of the city existed since the 1200s in some form. However, the Renaissance monument that you can find in the Main Square’s center at present is from the 1500s.
Most importantly, the Cloth Hall is still a marketplace. So, this can be your very first gift-buying place in Krakow.
St. Mary’s Basilica
The building has built on the foundation of a previous church. However, the current Mary’s Basilica is a Gothic Wonder of the brickwork that dates back to the earlier 14th century. The construction of the building was completed in 1484. However, a German sculptor Veit Stoss carved the church for more than 7 years with lime-wood sculpted drawings.
St. Florian’s Gate
You can find St. Florian’s Gate at Florinska Street’s top. You can walk around the ancient medieval walls of the Florian’s Gate that line a part of the Old Town. Most importantly, walking on the top of these walls is pretty quick, and affordable. It can let you have an interesting view down to St. Mary’s Basilica.
So, the Krakow Barbican is a defensive fort with a round structure. The Barbican sits just outside the Old Town. You can simply have a walk on the loop of the interior. Most importantly, visiting this fort is commonly covered with the same ticket as visiting Florian’s Gate. So, if you have visited the walls of Florian’s Gate, you can also walk inside the fort to know more about it.
This is a beautiful square in Krakow, located between Św. Tomasz, and Planty. The establishment of this square dates back to the earlier 19th century. It was constructed after the medieval church of St. Stephen’s demolition. Most importantly, paying a visit to this square is also important because it has numerous historical buildings in the surrounding. So, visiting all of these prominent destinations would become easier for you.
So, you can simply start your tour to Krakow from this square.
Saints Peter and Paul Church
St. Peter and Paul Church completed within 20 years only. The building dates back to the beginning of the 17th century. Both inside and outside, the church is completely a work of Italians. The design of the façade is from dolomite. It also contains the statues of saints in the church’s niche. This church also has had Foucault’s Pendulum. This has hung there since 1949.
This is a place of coronation and burial of various Polish national heroes, cultural figures, and monarchs. The present building of the cathedral dates back to the 14th century. Due to various burial Royal Chapels, the building has taken various captivating styles.
Wawel Royal Castle
This castle is a monument of immense national importance. The castle boasts of the architecture of virtually every style from Baroque to Romanesque. From the 13th century to the 17th century, the Castle has also been used as the King of Poland’s seat. While, Castle got damaged in the 1650s, by the Swedish invasion.
It currently occupies a marvelous armory and treasury. So, you must visit the Castle to see these.
Smok Wawelski (Wawel Dragon) – ending point of Krakow scavenger hunt
Also known as Dragon of Wawel Hill, or Wawel Dragon is a popular dragon in Krakow. This monument is based on the famous dragon tale who lived in a cave in Wawel Hill’s foot along the Vistula River. However, you can still find the dragon at the entrance of the cave that breath fires. While it dates back to 1972. You can also find the bones hanging with chains and assumed to date back to the ice age.
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