Historic Ghent: The Lottery Hunt

4.17 (127 ratings)
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Explore Ghent on this wonderful adventure and feel the history of the city while you solve puzzles, visit its most iconic locations, and discover its hidden gems. 

Rediscover works of art and their authors in an entertaining way. Follow in the footsteps of power-hungry people who tried to take control of this important city.


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English, Dutch, Spanish

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  • Find out why people from Ghent often wear nooses around their necks and how the tradition started.

  • Learn about the industrial revolution and how it connects to Napoleon.

  • Feel the clash between Calvinists and the Spanish Empire.

  • Discover Jacob van Artevelde, a rich merchant who rose to the top only to come crashing back down.


You're a time traveller who protects the timeline from unauthorized changes. In your latest case, a curious and unknown criminal is making alterations to the timeline. Usually, the criminals who do this change simple things and are easy to catch. They go back in time with lottery numbers and stock information for easy profit.
Your latest prey is changing landmarks to meet unknown ends. You need to catch him before he becomes a threat. You've travelled to Ghent, and you've begun your mission.

Experience's route

Starting point Kouter 172
Kouter 172, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Places you will visit


It will take you

70-100 mins

You will walk

4470 steps

Total distance

3.4 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
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Robbe Van Herreweghe

19 Mar 2024


25 Dec 2023

Lucian Davidescu

16 Nov 2023


09 Nov 2023
aan te raden met 1 fles wijn pp.


25 Oct 2023
Wat een ontzettend leuke manier om een nieuwe stad te ontdekken. Je ziet andere dingen en kijkt met een andere bril. Een aanrader.

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