The Watchmaker's Curse in Gdansk

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You are in Gdansk, the city known for its clocks. 

Uncover its clock-inspired essence, learn its history and meet fascinating characters associated with the city. Talk to the lion and travel to the rhythm of clock ticking, through the maze of charming streets and alleys, in search of the "lost time". 

Follow the clues and don't be surprised by encountering even the most unreal situations, look for hidden parts of precise mechanisms. Explore the remarkable city in an unusual manner. 
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  • The game is not timed, so take your time
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Places you will visit


It will take you

166-196 mins

You will walk

4990 steps

Total distance

3.8 km


  • Get ready for an exciting adventure.

  • Visit the city's historical places Marvel at the extraordinary craftsmanship of the city's artists and their exquisite clocks.

  • Look higher and further than others ever would.

  • Immerse yourself in the breathtaking panorama of beautiful Gdansk.


The year is 2024. While sitting in a Gdańsk restaurant, you overhear a conversation about the prophecy of the clairvoyant Polimus.

According to the prophecy, today the curse on Gdańsk's clocks is to be lifted. You are surprised when a letter appears on the table, saying:

Refer to me as the Master! I had to punish the pride of the Gdańsk citizens! I destroyed my creation. Woe! Three times I say woe to whoever would try to fix them! H.D.

You pay for the coffee and head towards the Basilica

Game route

Starting point St. Mary's Basilica
Świętego Ducha 67/71, 80-834 Gdańsk, Polska
Finish point Gradowa Mountain
Gradowa 6, 80-802 Gdańsk, Polska
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Dmytro Bielyi

20 Aug 2023
Super cool quest!

Mariusz Lubkowski (Alakhaine)

20 Aug 2023

Anatol Broda

20 Aug 2023


16 Aug 2023

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  • 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.


Dmytro Bielyi
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Anatol Broda
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