Escape-rooms become a new city attraction

Secret rooms, where people try to solve the puzzles to get away from a certain period of time are becoming more popular. New adventurous games are appearing every day in big cities, turning into modern philosophy of the entertainment. Zaporizhzhia meets the quests from other Ukrainian cities.


Quest rooms and escape rooms are experiencing a real boom. Around the world, enthusiasts and people who are truly passionate about this business are creating new puzzles and attracting increasingly complex gameplay scenarios and mechanics

Escape rooms are adventure games where teams of friends, family, or coworkers work together to find clues and solve puzzles to avoid simulated dangers or escape from the room before the time is up.

First appearing in Japan, quest rooms quickly spread and conquered the world. In 2014, there were about 22 quest rooms in the United States, up from 2,000 in recent years. The most popular quest networks receive over 100,000 visitors a year.


"Everyone likes to feel smart and have an easy adrenaline rush while solving the puzzle. You don't have to take too much risk in parachuting or diving," said the organizers of the quest rooms.

Over time, some of the quest players become organizers creating their own projects. Quest technology finds its place in the entertainment industry and the tourism industry. Teams of professional players travel to neighbouring cities, or even countries, in search of new puzzles and impressions.

Today there are more than 10 guest rooms in our city, each with its own unique scenario. linear or non-linear manner of play. For example, the #Originquest network proposes to visit 5 different rooms based on popular movies or books:

- Pirates of the Caribbean"

- Harry Potter

- Abandoned hopper

- The Hobbit

- Agent 007

- The Hiding Quest quest in the dark, which offers an unusual new format for the game


#Originquest writers work well with the storyline, involve unique mechanisms and use realistic props when creating each game. Game designers not only keep track of cool puzzles coming your way but also create new special effects that give players live emotions and excitement. The elements and most of the quest's designs are made under control in their own #Originquest workshop.

 Gamers from other cities visit #Originquest and other quest locations of Zaporizhyhia, and the team game becomes an additional tourist magnet.

 It is possible to join a large quest-family today. No matter if you are a beginner or a professional, your room and puzzle will be for everyone.


You can order a certificate to visit the quest room at the Tourist Information Center,


Soborniy Ave., 151, tel .: 050 424 20 54

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