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HiddenCity

#167 of 650 Tours in London
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Address: London SE1 8XX, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7112 8951
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Explore concealed streets, uncover quirky shops and stop by tucked away...

Explore concealed streets, uncover quirky shops and stop by tucked away taverns.HiddenCity is a trail of clues by text message. Each clue takes you to a hidden location, where you are challenged to look around to find the answer. Reply with the correct answer and get the next clue.To get started, sign up on the HiddenCity website.Trails are an experience of two to four hours with the goal being to complete all the clues and reach the final hidden cafe, pub or bar. Ideal for groups of two to four people.You can also play the game as a competitive event by entering multiple teams, contending against each other to be the fastest to complete a trail.

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Did this as part of an away day for my team. Took the Moriarty's Game challenge. Was a great day that everyone enjoyed and definitely came across parts of London I never knew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Farah S
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London, England, United Kingdom

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Did this as part of an away day for my team. Took the Moriarty's Game challenge. Was a great day that everyone enjoyed and definitely came across parts of London I never knew existed! Highly recommended.

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Thank Farah S
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We tried to do it today but it wouldn't work. We all called, left vms etc. Eventually someone responded via Twitter to say it was a server issue and to try again as it should work. It didn't. No one bothered to call us back or help us further. Was very frustrating as this was one of the only times... More 

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2 Thank Miss D
Wickwar, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We did the city lights evening trail, This was a great way to see hidden parts of the city that you normally wouldn't see like ruins or secret gardens, we had no knowledge to the area and still had fun doing it. It was a lot of walking, we ended up doing about 10miles but it was easy terrain. It... More 

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Thank Sar_CampbellHill
london
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Over cryptic and really dragged on. Did this with a bunch of colleagues and we were all bored to bits with it in the end. Dull.

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Thank ojskeed
London
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We paid our £25 and turned up at the launch point to receive our first clue which was a code breaker numbers and letters question. At this point I felt a little disappointed as we have evolved from SMS messages as being the only means of communication in the 21st Century and would have appreciated a mixture of pictures, web... More 

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Thank CoaleyLondon
San Diego, California
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

When visiting a friend in London, we decided to sign up for HiddenCity's "Moriarty's Game." We had been to London before and had seen the major sites, so we thought this would be a different way to see the city. And we got even more than we planned for! Tricky puzzles delivered to us by phone sent us around some... More 

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2 Thank Katie1216
Newtown, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I didn't know what to expect when we started as a family team with this present for my birthday. But it was so much fun. Having clues to solve means that you are more aware of the buildings and places we saw. We had a fun few hours including stopping for a meal. A unique way to "sightsee"

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Thank Davidnewtown
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I booked this for a friends birthday and we set off on our trial around London on a dry Saturday in December. I had booked Cryptic Covent Caper and we managed to finish in about hours with a pregnant woman and having wasted 20 minutes on a clue as a very rude wedding party seemed to think that they had... More 

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Thank Claire B
Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is a great way to get to know Shoreditch on foot. This walking tour of graffiti is set up as a competitive event but is also just a great way to see a different side of London. Boutique coffee shops, homeless drunks, unique stores and bars all share streets that are lined with graffiti, from Banksy to bums. Our... More 

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Thank Elke M
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Wanted to explore a well loved city as a day of celebration. This was great fun! Everyone got involved and we all discovered parts of London previously unknown! Very well organised and all bars and restaurants along the way were very accommodating Thanks!

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Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the reasons that Southbank is such a collectively cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and festive atmosphere. On top of all the fun stuff to do at Southbank is the opportunity to simply sit back and admire photo-op views of iconic landmarks like Parliament and St Paul's Cathedral, just on across the Thames.
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