Historic Ghent: The Lottery Hunt

4.06 (107 ratings)
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Explore Ghent on this wonderful adventure and feel the history of the city while you solve puzzles, visit its most iconic locations, and discover its hidden gems. 

Rediscover works of art and their authors in an entertaining way. Follow in the footsteps of power-hungry people who tried to take control of this important city.
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  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families

Places you will visit


It will take you

70-100 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


  • Find out why people from Ghent often wear nooses around their necks and how the tradition started.

  • Learn about the industrial revolution and how it connects to Napoleon.

  • Feel the clash between Calvinists and the Spanish Empire.

  • Discover Jacob van Artevelde, a rich merchant who rose to the top only to come crashing back down.


You're a time traveller who protects the timeline from unauthorized changes. In your latest case, a curious and unknown criminal is making alterations to the timeline. Usually, the criminals who do this change simple things and are easy to catch. They go back in time with lottery numbers and stock information for easy profit.
Your latest prey is changing landmarks to meet unknown ends. You need to catch him before he becomes a threat. You've travelled to Ghent, and you've begun your mission.

Game route

Starting point Kouter 172
Kouter 172, 9000 Gent, Belgium
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15 Aug 2023
Leuke wandeling!

Kir Gravestock

14 Aug 2023
fun way to see the city

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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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