The Ghost of Düsseldorf's Old Town

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Embark on a thrilling adventure through Düsseldorf's historic streets as Jan Wellem's trusted detective. 

Solve riddles, explore iconic landmarks like the Basilika St. Lambertus and the Schlossturm, and uncover secrets with characters such as Heinrich Heine and Schneider Wibbel. 

A unique blend of mystery, local lore, and a chance to immerse yourself in Düsseldorf's rich heritage. Play to experience the city's charm, unlock its secrets, and become the hero in Jan Wellem's quest for internal peace.
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.
  • No attractions ticket(s) required
  • We recommend not playing at night
  • If the weather gets cold, you can pause and go inside to warm up at almost any location in the game
  • The game is not timed, so take your time

Places you will visit


It will take you

63-93 mins

You will walk

4600 steps

Total distance

3.5 km


  • Historic Landmarks Adventure: Basilika St. Lambertus, RheintreppenEncounter Renowned Figures: Heinrich Heine, Schneider WibbelDüsseldorf's Hidden History: City's fascinating lore and legends.Mystery and Heritage Blend: Storyline involving mystery, adventure, and cultural heritage.Jan Wellem's Quest: Be the hero in Jan Wellem's mission.


Welcome to an immersive city adventure game in the heart of Düsseldorf's historic old town. 

Prepare to embark on a captivating journey filled with clues, riddles, and fascinating discoveries that will unveil a hidden mystery and intriguing storiy of this centuries-old city.

Ready to unlock the "The Ghost of Düsseldorf's Old Town"? 

Game route

Starting point Jan-Wellem-Reiterstandbild
Marktpl., 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany
Finish point Schneider-Wibbel Statue
Schneider-Wibbel-Gasse 9, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany
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Get the app and you're all set

Download it, choose your route and just walk to the starting point.

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What does an
outdoor escape 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.

  • Role-play

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