Amsterdam Jordaan: a self-guided city discovery game
Unconventional sightseeing. Stroll around Amsterdam's charming Jordaan while solving a trail of (mysterious) riddles. Think: outdoor escape room. You’ll learn about the neighbourhood, its secrets and its history.
Duration: 1.5 hours
A self-guided & real-life city discovery game via your phone
The joy of solving riddles and unlocking local stories, secret recommendations and the locations of the Jordaan's hidden gems
The freedom to play any time & enjoy seeing the city at your own pace - great for couples, groups of friends and families
Discovering the culture of the Jordaan, local bars & cafes, the best apple pie, beautiful canal views and gorgeous churches
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An interactive city discovery experience across Amsterdam's Jordaan. You’ll solve riddles via a web app in your phone’s browser. Your challenge starts on Johnny Jordaanplein, where the Elandsgracht and Prinsengracht intersect. All the information you need for your adventure is in your email from Secret City Trails.
Solve 13 riddles. Each riddle takes you from one (hidden) location to the next. You’ll unlock local recommendations and fun facts - as well as the history of the city.
You’ll discover secrets in the cosy Jordaan that most locals don’t even know. You’ll see popular sights from a different angle (literally!), such as Westerkerk. You'll enjoy typical canal views as well as off the beaten path streets lined with our favourite bars & restaurants!
What’s included & not included
A link to the web app game (received via email). The game is played in the browser of your phone.
You need a little bit of data - max 2MB. No downloads.
13 riddles & many local recommendations to our favourite bars and cafes + neighbourhood secrets!
This is self-guided city discovery experience. There is no tour guide that will join your urban adventure. No one will wait for you at the meeting/starting point. All you need for your exploration will be written in your email from Secret City Trails.
Start on Johnny Jordaanplein, at the intersection of Elandsgracht and Prinsengracht. Play 7 days a week, any time.