An excursion down the streets of Główne Miasto to get to know the unique history and architecture of a few burgher houses of Gdańsk. It is also an excellent opportunity to see the places of birth, living or work of renowned citizens of Gdańsk.
A quest thanks to which participants can learn about the unique location of the city. They can visit the Oliwski Park, have a glance at the Oliwskie Forests and, finally, walk to the Valley of Joy (Dolina Radości) in the Tricity Landscape Park (Trójmiejski Park Krajobrazowy). The beautiful scenery and unique places make you want to return there!
A kayak excursion on the Motlava will make it possible to look at the city from the water level. Participants will learn about marine traditions of the city and about the history of places and buildings located on the bank of Motlava.
An excursion down the streets of the Old Town, Główne Miasto and Dolne Miasto with an opportunity to learn about the post-industrial heritage of Gdańsk. A participant learns about the city’s industry through the ages, about what its inhabitants used to do and the current functions of presented historical buildings.
Mennonites, a branch of Anabaptism, were Dutch settlers who left Holland after 1555 to settle in other parts of Europe, among others, in the area of the contemporary Żuławy Wiślane. The quest leads to Gdańsk via a part of the Żuławy, as far as Pruszcz Gdański. Participants have an opportunity to see arcade houses, gothic churches, wooden huts and hydraulic engineering devices characteristic for the Mennonites. It is also a great chance to admire the unique landscape of Żuławy Wiślane.
To travel the questing route select any quest in the application and go to the starting point. Following the instructions expressed in the poetic instructions, move to the next waypoint solving puzzles and ultimately reaching the finish line. There information about the number of points scored, time and place in the ranking is given. How points are scored? For each correct answer the participant receives 4 points. In case of doubt or problems with finding another location, you can use the HELP option, but then 1 point is subtracted. If you choose the wrong answer another 1 point is subtracted. Note: in order to compete in the ranking you must be connected to the Internet!
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