Budapest: Castle Hill, a self-guided secret city game

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Explore the beautiful city of Budapest and have fun at the same time with this interactive, self-guided discovery game made by our local creator. Discover the city by solving several cryptic riddles.

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  • Enjoy the perfect mix of a city tour, outdoor game, and playful learning
  • Feel the joy of solving exciting riddles and unlocking enchanting stories
  • Get an unconventional and authentic view of Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church
  • Transform your urban stroll into a treasure hunt
  • Enjoy a self-guided city discovery game via your own smartphone


Set off on an exciting self-guided journey of discovery as you wander through the enchanting streets of the charming Castle Hill quarter in Budapest. All the information you need for your adventure will be in the email sent to you by Secret City Trails. Simply fire up the playlink and kickstart your adventure. What to expect: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Cryptic indications make you wind through the city's streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually would not have noticed. Once you've arrived at the correct stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Explore: Discover the charming neighbourhood of Castle Hill, local bars and galleries, lovely squares, impressive churches, Buda hill, an iconic castle and landmarks such as the Fisherman’s Bastion and the Parliament. Find curious statues, picturesque architecture, romantic streets, as well as cosy cafés hidden on narrow streets. Unlock the enchanting stories and fragments of a city that is way more than just a tourist destination. This trail starts with some exercise - we make you climb 300 stairs - so you better wear comfy shoes! Made by locals: Our passionate local creator designed an interactive walk through the city. This walk will take you from one location to the next. As you solve each riddle, you will unlock fun facts as well as fascinating information on the history of the city. Finally our creator shares their best local recommendations with you. Made for you: Whether you are already familiar with Budapest or just beginning to explore its wonders, prepare to encounter new delights that will spark your curiosity wherever your adventures lead you next. Secret City Trails provides an ideal adventure for all, from curious minds to puzzle enthusiasts, history buffs, and architecture aficionados. Perfect for friends, families, couples, solo travellers, locals, visitors, schools, and companies alike, this immersive experience unveils the city's hidden treasures in a fun and educational way. Ready to start? Set yourself up for a day of exploration on this interactive city discovery experience and inject some extra fun into your city trip. So, put your thinking cap on, keep your eyes wide open and let your imagination run wild as you crack this Secret City Trail.


A city discovery self-guided tour with cryptic directions, fun riddles and stories The trail is played through a web browser on your own smartphone A weblink to the trail is sent directly after booking (email from Secret City Trails) Receive recommendations on favourite places (food-drink-culture) of the local creator

Important Information

  • This is a self-guided city discovery experience
  • You can play in a team of 1–5 people
  • No app download is needed. You will play on your browser, you will need internet connection and a little data
  • This trail is available in English and Hungarian
  • The link is valid for 15 days starting from your booked activity date
  • Right after booking, you will receive the play link to the City Trail sent by email by Secret City Trails

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