The Siege of Porto: Fight for Freedom

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Play a city game taking you through the hidden history of Porto and explore the fighting spirit of the city during the constitutional wars and the dictatorship.

During this walk, you will see places where the civil war was fought and the rebellious Portuenses made their stand. See the river from a new perspective, the culture of a city, the national theater, the first public library in the country, the old jail and the university rectory. 

Are you willing to fight for your rights, as they did? Step this way…
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.
  • The game is not timed, so take your time
  • Route open 24/7 but better during daylight hours

Places you will visit


It will take you

85-115 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


    The path will take you from the old dictatorship's State Police headquarters, by and old monastery, turned library, the medieval walls of the city, the old jail and court of Porto, the old building of the university, the engineering college, a military base and the monumental church of Lapa.


It is 1946. The dictator, Salazar, has been in power for a decade. However, dictatorships across Europe are in decline.

You’re Artur Souzão. You work for the state police as an intelligence officer, but nothing is as it seems. For centuries, your family has been part of a secret group dedicated to helping people rise up, and, now too, you strive to end the dictatorship. 

Something has been found in the old records of the town hall, something almost sacred.

It's your time to act! Small steps, Artur! Small steps…

Game route

Finish point Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Lapa
Largo da Lapa nº 1, 4050-069 Porto, Portugal
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Rita Neves

23 Oct 2023

Marco Bok

12 Oct 2023

Ovidiu Gavry

08 Oct 2023

Nicole Obrist

31 Aug 2023

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.


Marco Bok
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Ovidiu Gavry
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Renate Van Kekeren
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