Barcelona Mystery City Game 

The Secret of Cerdà


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In this self-guided treasure hunt game, you will pass by must-see attractions and less-known corners in Barcelona while solving a real historical mystery. Follow the treasure map to visit five different locations, solve escape-room-like puzzles, and unlock a series of locks on a treasure box to uncover The Secret of Cerdà. Come discover the best of Barcelona in the most fun, unique tour in the city!

Available in English, Spanish, Catalan, and French. This is NOT an app!

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The Story:

In 1856, Barcelona was suffocating inside its medieval walls. An eccentric urbanist Ildefons Cerdà’s design was chosen for the expansion of the city. What secrets has the eccentric architect hidden in his plans? Explore the city and solve puzzles in this outdoor escape game to find out!

In this Mystery City Game you will:
– Walk around discovering must-see sites and attractions 
– Solve puzzles using special tools and finding details in Barcelona’s streets and secret corners
– Follow a true story from the city’s history as you race against the clock or compete with your friends, family, or colleagues

For whom?
Suitable for ages 6 and older and a great idea for a family visit to Barcelona, a date with someone special, or an event with your team

Where is it?
The game starts and ends at Maximum Escape 2 on the Carrer de Trafalgar 17 just next to the Plaza Urquinaona. The route covers 2,7km and passes by five key sites in the city: the Gothic Quarter, the Block of Discord, Eixample, Plaza Catalunya, and Palau de la Musica.

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