Bucharest Chronicles: The Mystery of Mantuleasa Street

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Discover the mysterious and fascinating Mantuleasa district through a journey in Mircea Eliade's Bucharest. In Eliade's mythical Bucharest, every road is the equivalent of the road to oneself; Bucharest is not only a space, but also a time. During the game you will meet mythical figures who will carry you through the maze of streets and old buildings of Bucharest. Follow the clues and you will discover the beauty of the historical architecture of the Mantuleasa district. Enter the unseen world! 
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  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Cross the street carefully
  • No attractions ticket(s) required
  • We recommend not playing at night

Places you will visit


It will take you

84-114 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


  • Experience the authentic atmosphere of old Bucharest: narrow streets, old buildings and small shops that create an authentic atmosphere that will transport you back in time

  • Discover buildings with impressive architecture

  • Discover the place where Mircea Eliade spent his adolescence

  • The quest ends at Green Tea - one of the cosiest tea shops in town ☕


Dacian Iancu is a dreamy and melancholic school teacher who feels his life is empty and meaningless. His adventure begins on a day that seemed to be like any other day. Walking on his usual path, he finds himself transported into the unseen world of old Bucharest. The quest is about Dacian's attempt to find his way home. He goes through a series of adventures that give him a deeper understanding of the world, thus finding his way to fulfillment.

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Elena Batros

15 Sep 2023

Lidia Istrate

30 Jul 2023

Valentina Pîrciulescu

30 Jul 2023

Daniel Nicolescu

30 Jul 2023

Irina Bărăscu

19 Jun 2023

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