How it works
What is WalQlike?
WalQlike is a mobile application that offers interesting city walks made as a simple quest. Along the way, we have collected a lot of mysterious stories, historical sights and secret locations for you. Walk, search and you will find out a lot of interesting!
How to start a quest excursion?
Install the WalQlike app to your phone by downloading it from Google Play or App Store. Then select the desired city and the theme of the route that you like most. Read the short description and head to the starting point. When you are on the spot, click "Start the quest" - the application will build a route for you. Only the first location will be opened at the begginning, where you will need to read the riddle, solve the puzzle or find some object. After answering, you move on to the next stage, and thus the excursion becomes more and more exciting. WalQlike will guide you all along the way, give hints, and tell interesting stories about the city, its inhabitants, and places.
Can I create my own quest by interests?
To create such a quest, open the application, and select the "Generate" section. Before starting the excursion, the application will ask you about who you are with, how much free time you have, and what interests you the most. Then it will choose the attraction, that is the closest to your location and make an individual route. So far, this function is available only for the city of Kyiv.
Do I need any preparation for the quest?
WalQlike quests do not require any special preparation. All you need is an installed application, Internet access, a few hours of free time and an good mood!
Which cities does the application work in?
WalQlike walks are available in 11 cities of Ukraine, such as Kyiv, Lviv, Kamianets-Podilsky, Chernihiv, Chernivtsi, Ternopil, Odesa, Kharkiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Dnipro and Poltava.
How many people can take part in the quest?
Quests can be played either alone, or with friends and family, with a dog, children, and whoever else. The number of participants is not limited.
Can I start the quest anytime?
Yes, you choose a convenient time to walk by yourself. Moreover, you can always pause and continue the route later.
Will I need the Internet access?
To start the quest, you need Internet access and an activated GPS navigation function.
How long does it take to complete one quest?
The passage time depends on the quest you have chosen. On average, this interval is 1.5-2 hours and is indicated in the details of each route.
Is the app free?
The app is free thanks to the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation, the Spilnokosht platform, and the patrons who helped us raise the start-up capital.
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