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"Secret City"

The first family self-guided

quest tour around Helsinki without a guide.

Spend time with your family and take part in this exciting self-guided quest all by yourself!
No long reservation. No need to wait for a guide or a group. Start a sightseeing tour at a convenient time.
You will only need mobile Internet, your phone and good mood.
Learn more about the city, create your own route, compete with friends and have lots of fun!






































"Secret City"
The first family self-guided quest tour around Helsinki without a guide.












Spend time with your family and take part in this
exciting self-guided quest all by yourself!
No long reservation. No need to wait for a guide or a group.
Start a sightseeing tour at a convenient time.
You will only need mobile Internet, your phone and good mood.

Learn more about the city, create your own route, compete with friends and have lots of fun!

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Feel free to ask it in a form below
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What is a self-guided quest tour?
It is a small family independent adventure around Helsinki for the guests and those who live in the city. It has a lot of benefits and is a unique product.
Mobility
In order to take part in the walk you only need your desire to learn more about the city, good mood, your phone or tablet and mobile Internet.
Convenience
You just need to open the self-guided quest in the browser of your phone, get the tasks in your personal account on the website, and you are ready to start your way towards new discoveries!
Safety and keeping distance
It is a great alternative to the usual group tours. You will not have to be around unfamiliar people and will not need to think about keeping distance.
Exciting adventure
Both the guests and citizens of Helsinki have a good chance to get to know the city better.
Focus on family time
It is a perfect opportunity to spend time with family and friends in an interesting way, to celebrate an occasion and just to have fun.
Recommended age: 6+

Affordable price
The independent family self-guided quest-tour is more affordable and will be much cheaper than a usual guided tour.
How it works:
First, you buy the self-guided quest on this website.
Then you receive 2 emails: one with the login and password, and the second one with the detailed instructions.
With the help of your login and password you should sign-in to your personal account on our website and then you are ready to start the self-guided quest-tour.
The non-activated quest will be valid for 3 months.
You can start your adventure at any convenient time.
Along the way you can take photos, go to a café, and you can always continue your self-guided quest on the following day or even a week later.
Every question has prompts from little Stadi Nalle bear.
After giving the right answer, you get some interesting information about the place.

It is not only a self-guided quest, but also a small tour.
We promise that you will enjoy your adventure!
The format of a self-guided quest is interesting for both adults and children.
The self-guided quest-tour through the telephone browser is convenient and interesting for participants of any age.

The cartoon character, the little Stadi Nalle bear, makes the self-guided quest even more attractive for children.

The recommended age for the quest is 6+

Independent family self-guided quest-tour in Helsinki
It is a great opportunity to learn more about the city in an interactive form. Say "No" to boring tours, become not just a family but a team of explorers!
The quest is suitable for all families with children of 6 + years old.

It does not matter whether you live in Helsinki or came on a visit for the weekend.
We care about your safety:
You will not need to be next to unfamiliar people and think about keeping a distance.

All you need is just mobile Internet, a charged phone and good mood. Let's start learning more about Helsinki in an unusual interactive form of a game. You won't be bored!
The little Stadi Nalle bear makes
the self-guided quest-tour even more attractive for children!
This cartoon character will give clues on every level of the self-guided quest. He will make sure you give the right answer!
Together with the little Stadi Nalle bear you will:
  • discover the secrets of Helsinki
  • "get to know" the Greek Goddess
  • listen to the city legends and tales
  • "swim across" the border of land and sea
  • solve the mystery of Finnish trolls
  • find the mysterious animals
  • get to know the secret of Havis Amanda Fountain
  • see the haunted house
  • learn the connection between a sausage and a shopping center
  • decipher the ancient inscriptions and much more.
This cartoon character will
give clues on every level
of the self-guided quest.
He will make sure you give
the right answer!

Together with the little Stadi Nalle bear you will:
  • discover the secrets of Helsinki
  • "get to know" the Greek Goddess
  • listen to the city legends and tales
  • "swim across" the border of land and sea
  • solve the mystery of Finnish trolls
  • find the mysterious animals
  • get to know the secret of Havis Amanda Fountain
  • see the haunted house
  • learn the connection between a sausage and a shopping center
  • decipher the ancient inscriptions and much more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question:
What kind of phone will be suitable for the self-guided quest?
Answer:
You can use any phone that has mobile Internet.
Question:
How difficult are the questions in the quest?
Answer:
As it is a family event we have chosen the tasks of different levels of complexity. Some tasks are easier than others and suitable for 6-8-year- old children. In others children will need to think a bit more, and those will be interesting for 9-15-year-old children. If a child cannot read, the parents can help.
Question:
Are there any restrictions for the number of participants of the self-guided quest?
Answer:
The most suitable number of participants is from 3 to 6 people. If you would like to compete with your friends, it is better to buy 2 self-guided quests.
Question:
What should I do if my phone dies during the quest?
Answet:
We recommend to fully charge the phone beforehand and take a Power Bank. If your phone is dying, you can send the link of the browser page that you are constantly using to your friends or family members together with your login and password.
In this case you will be able to continue the self-guided quest from the same place using a different phone. Otherwise, you will have to start the quest again from the very beginning using a different phone.
Question:
What if I don't know Helsinki well enough?
Answer:
We have developed such a format of a family self-guided quest-tour that while walking around the city with your family you get to know Helsinki and have fun.
In our quests, we tell you some unknown and unusual facts from the life and history of the capital of Finland, which will be interesting even to those who live in the city.
Qestion:
What is the duration of the self-guided quest-tour?
Answer:
It depends on your speed and the number of breaks you make. On average the quest lasts for about 1.5 hours. The route is about 2.5 km long.
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