How Rembrandt van Rijn became world's greatest painter - Leiden

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Fancy a fun tour through Leiden, learning something about its most famous citizen and combining this with some puzzles? Then this is the Questo for you! 

The famous painter Rembrandt van Rijn lived in the centre of Leiden for the first 25 years of his life. In this city, he mastered the skills of painting that ultimately made him the world's greatest painter.

Most landmarks of his life here are still there and included in this story. 

Will you complete this quest and step into Rembrandt's youth?


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

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English, Dutch

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  • You will visit all the landmarks from Rembrandt's youth

  • Challenging games to solve together as a couple or group

  • You will see some unique parts of Leiden where tourists rarely come

  • Great opportunities for pictures


This Questo takes you to Leiden in the 17th century, the era in which Rembrandt van Rijn was born and raised in this city.

For one day you are a famous painter from Amsterdam who recently heard great stories about a young and exceptionally talented painter from Leiden. You decide to go there and check it out for yourself as you are looking for a successor...

Experience's route


Places you will visit


It will take you

105-135 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km

  • Family friendly
  • You can stop for a break any time
  • Fun to do as a couple
  • Route open 24/7 but better during daylight hours
  • The game is not timed, so take your time
  • If the weather gets cold, you can pause and go inside to warm up at almost any location in the game
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Get the Questo app and you’re all set

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

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Simone Henn-Pausch

31 May 2024


09 May 2024
erg leuk, very nice


09 May 2024
very nice puzzles and enjoyable route, with very nice weather :-)

Ilonka Kuipers

09 May 2024


14 Apr 2024

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