Historical Brussels: The Origins of the City

(5 ratings)
Created by
Curiositas Mundus
There is life beyond Grand-Place! Play a city game and explore the streets of Brussels while you solve challenges and learn the fascinating history behind each exciting location. 

Come and discover the origins of the city: its port, nowadays converted into the lively Place Sainte-Catherine; the first city walls, which surrounded the cathedral; the Royal palace, its noble quarters such as the Grand Sablon, plus huge monuments such as the Palais de Justice!
per group of 2
  • After booking, follow the instructions you receive by e-mail for playing this city game & walking tour.
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee if you don't enjoy the quest


  • Meet Jeanneke, sister of a certain famous child.
  • Enjoy a stunning view of the palace from Poelaert viewpoint.
  • Stroll along the picturesque Mont des Arts.
  • Discover what happened at the Monnaie Opera...

Starting point

Porte de Flandre Tram Station

Know before you go

  • Quest available in English
  • This quest has 14 challenges
  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families


The year is 1926 and you are Olympus Peraux, world-famous detective, returning to his homeland of Belgium on a top-secret mission. You have been hired by the young Princess Astrid of Sweden, who, with her wedding to Prince Leopold of Belgium fast approaching, has grave concerns about her safety. The Princess has received an anonymous threatening letter by carrier pigeon, demanding that she must either cancel her Royal wedding or else be murdered at it!

Can you unmask her enemy and save the day?
People exploring Glasgow with Questo

Guided by a mobile app

Download Questo, choose the game you want to play, then go to the starting point and explore.

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How does a
game look like?

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.


(5 ratings)

Yoko Herstory

Jul 2021
The story linking each point is really fun with royal families and conspiracies! Also I learnt a lot about the historical city center in Brussels. I recommend to everyone!


Jul 2021
great experience! i want more! we love brussels!

David Sastre Moran

Jun 2021
Great I like how the history mix with the life in Brussels