Hidden Gems Bologna: City's Untold Stories

(25 ratings)
Created by
Bryan Da Silva
Discover the mysteries of historical Bologna as an artist in search of inspiration, exploring the exciting bustle of the city and its local stories.

On this quest you will see the two leaning towers, Piazza Maggiore, and the Quadrilatero from a unique perspective. You will tour Bologna through its iconic centre, uncover its secrets, and find out what is hiding beneath.

Ready to experience Bologna’s mysteries and untold stories? Right this way...
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Places you will visit


It will take you

67-97 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km


Uncover the seven secrets that cloak Bologna in mystery 

Explore the infamous streets of the Quadrilatero

Discover the quirky side of Bologna

Learn about the story that left this small medieval town in the mind of a young writer to become a world-famous tale

Starting point

Piazza di Porta Ravegnana

Know before you go

  • Quest available in English
  • This quest has 14 challenges
  • Not for kids


You’re an emerging writer from London, whose debut novel was a success. But now writers’ block has struck.
The year is 1815. Many of your friends have lost hope in your creative powers.

“One successful book is good enough,” they say.
Such words haunt you. You know they mean no harm, but you can’t just give up. You must act.
In your despair, you’ve come to Bologna. You heard the city’s many secrets and artistic flair inspire many artists. You hope to be next.

You’re on a mission to find your story. You refuse to leave Bologna until inspiration strikes.
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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.


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


(25 ratings)


Sep 2021
Beautiful experience!

Jennifer Stec

Sep 2021
Sehr unterhaltsam und lehrreich, wenn man gut im Englischen bewandert ist. Es dauert aber länger, als angegeben (bei uns fast 3 Stunden).

Filip Maria

Sep 2021
would do it again!

Nad Sak

Sep 2021
A new fun way to know about history.. great job 👍 I have some small remarks on the 12th question because the clue was phrased incorrectly in English.


Aug 2021
top but longer than expected