Krakow hunt + city tour

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The cost is per group. Buy 1 game for 1-5 people.

 

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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 !

What to expect

  • It is an outdoor activity that combines playing, walking and learning!
  • Explore the city in a fun way by solving riddles and puzzles.
  • Discover fascinating facts and stories about the city.
  • Let the game reveal hidden gems and places.
  • Have the best walk of the city and visit 10 of its most important attractions.

Full description of Krakow scavenger hunt and self guided tour

  • Uncover the highlights with an interactive smartphone app. Solve location-based riddles on this walking tour.
  • Visit 10 of the most important attractions in the city as you walk. Stop and find clues at each attraction to reveal your next destination.
  • Enjoy the challenge of using logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game.
  • Feel the thrill of completing each riddle. Start or pause the tour whenever you want. See the city at your own pace.
  • Read interesting information and facts. Stop to snap pictures as you go. Reveal an exciting a puzzle at the exterior of each attraction.

Includes

  • Mobile app and login credentials
  • Self guided tour
  • Navigation

Important information about Krakow scavenger hunt

  • Cost:  Each game costs 20 EUR (per group) , up to 5 players. For more players you can purchase more games. For example for 25 players, you can purchase 5 games.
  • Average duration: 2 hours including total walking time 40 minutes
  • Supported languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Dutch
  • Museum admission fees: Visits to museums and other attractions do not require a ticket, as the puzzles are related to
    their outdoor areas. Admission is purely your choice.

Not suitable for…

  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Unaccompanied children

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate and comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Charged smartphone
  • Internet connection in case of the online-mobile application.

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

Starting location:Town Hall

Ending location: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

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

Krakow scavenger hunt

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 – Krakow scavenger hunt

Krakow scavenger hunt

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

St. Florians 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.

Kraków Barbican – Krakow scavenger hunt

Krakow Barbican

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.

Plac Szczepański

Plac Szczepanski

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

Krakow scavenger hunt

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.

Wawel Cathedral

Krakow scavenger hunt

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

Krakow scavenger hunt

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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1 review for Krakow hunt + city tour

  1. samal

    Krakow is such a beautiful city ! The app worked well and the idea of personalised riddles based on the attractions was very good. Good job creators!

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