Berlin: Berlin Wall Escape Stories Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour with App

4.3 / 5

96 reviews

Berlin: Berlin Wall Escape Stories Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour with App

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Embark on a quest and travel back in time to escape from East Berlin. Solve puzzles and learn about the greatest real escape stories, all with your phone. Visit iconic places such as Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, and Berlin Wall, without a guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
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Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt
  • Hear the story of Brandenburg Gate, as well as other fun tales
  • Walk along the Berlin wall, and see Checkpoint Charlie
  • Discover both popular and less well-known places in Berlin
  • Enjoy the ability to play in French, English, Spanish, Dutch, or German
Full description
Discover Berlin's most interesting places by solving clues around town and unlocking amazing stories. Visit Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, and the Berlin Wall, as well as other locations. Download Questo, the gamified travel app, onto your smartphone, and begin your exciting exploration game. Play the role of a person needing to escape East Berlin in 1984, and see if you can do it. Solve a clue to reveal exact directions to your next stop on the tour, without the need of a map, GPS, or a physical guide. Each solution unlocks an interesting story, and reveals Berlin's secrets. Complete the tour at your own pace as there's no time limit, though around two hours is normally enough. Pause the game at any time, and restart whenever you want from the last place you visited. After purchasing the quest, an access code will be delivered to your email, which can then be used in the downloadable app. Once you have downloaded the app, simply head to the starting point at Potsdamer Platz whenever you choose, and begin your 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 voucher. 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
  • 24/7 customer support
  • A city exploration game available as an app on your phone
  • Tour guide
  • Entry tickets to attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Go to Leipziger Platz (game starting point). Open the Questo app and follow the instructions. You must have downloaded the app and created an account first, using the same email you made the purchase with.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • This is a self-guided game type tour, there is no person assisting you at the starting point or throughout the game (to start, you must use the app and follow the instructions you get by email after the purchase)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 96 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.3/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5

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It is fairly easy if you're from Berlin and know your way around but fun nonetheless. We live close to Potsdamer Platz and never knew about one of the hidden places! Our mind was blown. We enjoyed the historical references and liked that you could start, pause and resume at your own pace. The gamified app was also pretty cool. We will definitely be checking out some of the other tours.

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August 9, 2021

This was a great experience and we definitely learned a lot. My friends and I love doing escape rooms, so this was perfect for us! We completed the escape and learned a lot along the way. I would say before you do this escape, go and explore the Little Big City first. That definitely helped us understand and enjoy the escape even more. The Questo app worked perfectly! We will definitely do this again!

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July 7, 2020

Great tour that passes by many historic locations. With children you can convey history in an exciting way. We mostly stayed at these places and did a tour there, which unfortunately led to fewer points in the end. It would also be great to play the tour on several mobile phones at the same time, unfortunately it hadn't worked for us.

February 23, 2020

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