Historic Downtown New York: Captain Kidd's Pirate Treasure

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New York started as a Dutch Colony of New Amsterdam. After a mere 40 years, it became a British Colony of New York. Walk the narrow winding streets of historic downtown where the mighty city has begun and see some of the most fantastic sights, such as Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty. You'll walk along Wall Street, and you'll stand next to the impregnable Federal Reserve. Have you heard of "Treasure Island"? An unfortunate pirate that inspired this story will be guiding your quest.
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Places you will visit

12

It will take you

55-85 mins

You will walk

5910 steps

Total distance

4.5 km

Highlights

  • Admire the breathtaking Brooklyn Bridge

  • See the Statue of Liberty from the closest point at the shore

  • Find out how Wall Street got its name

  • Discover the oldest restaurant in the country

  • Get to know where most of the world's gold is kept

  • Listen to the story of the never found pirate's treasure

Storyline

It's always the same dream. You are trying to open an old chest. You struggle with the rusted lock, then the heavy lid gives way and reveals a treasure of silk, muslin, sugar, opium, and gold coins. You grasp for it, but it escapes your reach. You start gasping for air, realizing that you are underwater, and... you wake up.

You are a descendant of the most unfortunate pirate ever to sail the high seas — the infamous William Kidd. He was accused of piracy, and executed.

His treasure was never found...

Game route

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Starting point Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, USA
Finish point Brooklyn Bridge
89 South St, New York, NY 10038, USA
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Oleg Voitenko

08 Jan 2023

eda

02 Dec 2022

Adelle

30 Nov 2022

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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

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