Solve the Puzzles Of Osaka Metro and Reach the Goal With New Subway Game

26.January.2020 | SPOT

Osaka Metro is currently holding a puzzle-solving game for passengers which will run until March 31, 2020. As of January 24, over 12,000 people have participated in this exciting endeavour.

 

The game requires people to ride with Osaka Metro and travel around Osaka while solving various puzzles to reach the goal. This style of escape game has proven incredibly popular in the subway around Tokyo and Nagoya, but this marks the first time it has been held in Osaka. The course is designed in such a way as to enable people to discover or rediscover the wonders of Osaka, allowing them to enjoy the many sights.

 

Participants must purchase a puzzle-solving kit, which comes with a 1-day train ticket to use Osaka Metro, and follow the instructions to complete the course. Once a puzzle is solved, they are granted knowledge of the next location to head to.

There is also a giant 4-meter long photo spot at Morinomiya Station which can be accessed via Osaka Metro’s Chuo Line and Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line. Snap a photo of yourself with the colourful train carriage handles, and also take a photo together with Osaka Metro’s official mascot character Nyanbarou.

 

After completing the event, head to the photo spot so you can add to your Osaka travel album.

 

*”リアル脱出ゲーム” and “ナゾトキ街歩きゲーム” are registered trademarks of SCRAP Co., Ltd.

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