Jewel of Brasov: Exploring the Enchanting Schei

5 (7 ratings)
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Venture beyond the old town of Brasov and discover the hidden wonders of Schei! Prepare for an immersive journey into a world steeped in rich culture and history.

Schei's history is a testament to the resilience and determination of its inhabitants. Unravel the untold stories, help organize a revolution, and let the spirit of Schei ignite a fire within you.

Get ready to be spellbound by the allure of Schei and embrace its call for exploration and discovery!
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.

Places you will visit


It will take you

69-99 mins

You will walk

4600 steps

Total distance

3.5 km


  • Discover the jewel of Brasov, the magnificent Schei neighborhood that many tourists miss.

  • Explore beautiful crosses from the 17-18th century.

  • Walk along enchanting alleys that you won't even find on Google Maps.

  • Be amazed at the breathtaking viewpoints.

  • Discover the fascinating story of the controversial hero of Schei, Capitan Ilie Birt.


It's 1738. You are Capitan Ilie Birt, a wealthy merchant from Scheii Brasovului. You have just returned from a glorious campaign against the Ottomans.

On your way back home, you realize that now is the perfect time to implement the secret plan of the Romanians living in the Schei neighborhood. 

With the prestige gained on the battlefield and with the wealth of the local merchants, you could turn Schei into a Republic. That way the people could finally break free from the Saxon tyranny.

Game route

Starting point Piața Unirii
Piața Unirii, Brașov, Romania
Finish point Crucea lui Ilie Birt, Piața Unirii
Piața Unirii, Brașov, Romania
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10 Sep 2023

Cornel Dumitrescu

09 Sep 2023

Alexandru-Catalin Cristea

05 Sep 2023


03 Sep 2023

Catalina Taras

18 Aug 2023

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