Chasing Gods through Midtown Manhattan, New York

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Midtown Manhattan is chock-full of major landmarks. But look closer to see the details of the facades, the sculptures, the gargoyles. Have you wondered what the meaning of Rockefeller Center's Prometheus and the gigantic Atlas is? Why are they there? They have a story to tell if you are willing to listen. Their hidden tales are for you to uncover...
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Places you will visit


It will take you

55-85 mins

You will walk

6570 steps

Total distance

5 km


  • Find out how to locate the Polar Star from Midtown Manhattan

  • See the most decorated building in New York

  • Find a medieval church on Fifth Avenue

  • Learn the story of a woman whose likeness appears in statues all over New York

  • Discover the legends and symbolism behind monuments


Why is everything moving so fast, and where is everybody running to? You figure you must be in New York City.

You are Hermes – the Messenger of the Gods. The Olympians became curious to find out if the humans still remembered them. No wonder they picked you – the God of trade, wealth, luck, thieves and travel – only you could handle New York City.

Game route

Starting point USS Maine Monument
Columbus Cir, New York, NY, USA
Finish point New York Public Library
476 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA
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Stella Jiang

05 Nov 2022
was very interesting and learned a lot! Great way to explore this part of the city. The only issue is that the readability is too high for non native speakers.

Michael Tsiporukha

28 Oct 2022
Truly fascinating tour. A wonderful combination of the seemingly endless history of NYC and a boundless creativity that helps each and every building feel as alive as the nature of Central Park

Nina Zaks

25 Oct 2022
The most unexpected treasures of midtown! Fabulous

Ben Tamir

25 Oct 2022
Fantastic tour, super informative and fun to walk!. Thank you for a great time!


22 Oct 2022
amazing fun and educational! Great opportunity to see these famous NYC landmarks in a different way.

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  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


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David Zaks
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Stella Jiang
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