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Leeuwarden: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

1. Leeuwarden: Escape Tour - Self-Guided Citygame

With the Escape Tour Leeuwarden you end up in the year 1664 and you take on the role of the stadtholder of Friesland: Willem Frederik van Nassau, also known as 'De Pechvogel'. After an affair with his wife's sister, his life was no longer certain, because his fierce brother-in-law had opened a manhunt for him in Leeuwarden. So he had to look for the secret exit! Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the Saint Boniface church, wander through the lovely streets and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Leeuwarden: In-App Sherlock Holmes City Game

2. Leeuwarden: In-App Sherlock Holmes City Game

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues as part of a fun smartphone game. Solve the murder of a fictional character with your colleagues, friends, or family, and explore the highlights of Leeuwarden along the way. Make your way through the city by downloading the game app that will lead you around with specific directions. Take part in a unique adventure, full of brain teasers, puzzles, and lots of British humor. Become a high-class detective for a day and work alongside Sherlock Holmes. Take as long as you need to tackle this criminal case, stopping to explore the area whenever you wish to. Restart the game when you're ready and have a blast while you come across iconic sites, such as the Stadswaag. Whilst this game does not focus on interacting with your surroundings nor informing you about it, it is the perfect activity to explore this amazing city in a fun and interactive way. Get ready for a walk through the most beautiful places in the city.

Leeuwarden: Self-Guided City Walking Tour with Audio Guide

3. Leeuwarden: Self-Guided City Walking Tour with Audio Guide

Explore the beautiful city-center of Leeuwarden at your own pace. This self-guided audio tour will take you to all the well-known spots and undiscovered gems of Leeuwarden. The audio guide will tell you all the historical and current ins and outs of each place. One of the oldest cities in the Netherlands filled with monuments and canals, that is Leeuwarden. The capital of Friesland is known, among other things, for the herbal liqueur Beerenburg, Cambuur, and Leeuwarden is the start and finish of the Elfstedentocht, the world's most iconic and famous ice- skating race in which 200 kilometers on natural ice must be covered along 11 Frisian cities. Dive into the stories of the city during this interesting audio tour of Leeuwarden. You walk, among others, along the Jacobijnerkerk, the Waag, Blokhuispoort and impressive statues such as Anne Vondeling and De Frisiaan. Moreover, it is not necessary to go to Pisa to admire a leaning tower. Find out the story of the leaning Oldehoven tower during this city walk Go on a journey of discovery with your self-guided audio guide and get to know Leeuwarden and its history in a unique way.

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