Groningen: Around the Martini tower

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In the heart of Groningen, beneath the looming shadow of the iconic Martinitoren, lies a mystery that has been unsolved for decades. As dark clouds roll in, casting an eerie atmosphere over the city, residents are haunted by the memory of the 1997 disaster. 

Players of the Questo outdoor escape game will embark on a thrilling adventure, retracing the steps of the three students from that fateful night. 

Clues hidden in ancient cobblestones, cryptic messages inscribed on historic buildings, and whispered legends from locals will guide participants on their quest. 

As the clock ticks, players must unravel the chilling fate of the third student, revealing a tale of intrigue, betrayal, and the indomitable spirit of Groningen. Are you brave enough to uncover the truth?
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.

Places you will visit


It will take you

375-405 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


Dark clouds fill the sky and every Groninger is reminded of the 1997 disaster. 

At exactly 12am on 31 August 1997, three students from the student corps slipped past the fences of Martinitoren. Not knowing that they would not make it down the stairs. At least, two of them didn't… 

What happened to the third student? that's for you to find out...

Game route

Starting point under the Martini Tower
Grote Markt 22-24, 9712 HV Groningen, Nederland
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John Verbeek

12 Nov 2023


01 Oct 2023
We snappen de verhaallijn niet helemaal, maar de tocht en opdrachten waren tof. Veel antwoorden waren op dezelfde manier te vinden. Zou leuker zijn als het meer puzzelen zijn. De vragen zijn in Engels, maar de teksten waar je het uit moet halen zijn Nederlands.

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