Quest rooms have become one of the most exciting places to hang out, have fun or go to teambuilding in Bulgaria and abroad.
At present there are such rooms in many Bulgarian cities, most of them concentrated in Sofia, Varna, Plovdiv and Burgas. Apart from big cities, escape rooms offer great time in Bansko and other Bulgarian resorts making it easy to discover your favourite room and have fun even when you’re on holiday.
Anyways, what makes escape rooms so trendy and exciting?
First, for sure it’s the story they tell. Because no matter how much money are invested in an escape room, if the story is not interesting and exciting, it will be just one of the numerous escape rooms worldwide.
Are you wondering why we are saying all this? Well, because we would like to tell you about some of the most exciting and popular rooms worldwide and reveal part of the stories they tell.
The 10 largest and most exciting Escape rooms in the world
SECRET ROOMS – Milan
One of the most interesting and largest escape rooms in Europe is in Milan.
SECRET ROOMS offer various exciting quests and Sabotage is the most popular one. The team has to enter a military base, to stop the launching of a nuclear warhead and to prevent World War III in 60 minutes.
Sabotage can be played by three teams in three different rooms at the same time. Although each team plays in its own room, the environment is identical and every team has the task to complete the task with the nuclear warhead and to win the contest between the teams at the same time.
The game is played in teams of 2 to 6 members and the time to “save the world” is limited to 60 minutes.
Another very intense and exciting escape game offered by SECRET ROOMS is Nightmare.
In order to exit the room every team has to collect five lockets – air, earth, fire, aether and water which are hidden at the least expected places in the room. To leave the nightmare and return to reality, players must work in team, have fast and logical thinking and do it… in 60 minutes.
Escape plan – London
Escape Plan is a creative game taking place during the Second World War. Immediately upon entering the room, the players realize they are in a concentration camp from the WW II and they have to follow the route of a fugitive in order to escape.
There are hidden puzzles around the “camp” you have to find and connect in order to discover the code for the camp door. What makes is even more difficult are the numerous fake trails that you need to find and ignore.
Dangers are waiting everywhere… there are windows but you can’t get out through them, there are ropes you can’t climb up and so on fake exits that you have to ignore to be able to find your way out of the camp in 60 minutes.
TeamEscape - Hamburg
One of the largest escape rooms in Germany which offers exciting games, full of adventures.
The most popular quest option is The Gallery. You are a group of experienced thieves that must enter into the private gallery of the wealthy art collector Captain Joe Parker to steal his most valuable possession.
The Captain has hidden his priceless treasure at a very secret place and you have to plan the perfect crime to get it. You have to enter the private gallery and find and distinguish the object you’re searching for among all the works of art kept there.
Another escape game of TeamEscape that’s worth your time is The Kidnapping.
The famous scientist Hofman is developing an antiserum against a very dangerous pathogen used by terrorist groups to threaten the whole world. Just before presenting his research report, he has disappeared mysteriously. Intelligence services believe that he was kidnaped by a terrorist group who doesn’t want him to finish his work.
The team members play the part of secret agents who ought to enter Hofman’s house, discover the clues and find the disappeared scientist.
The Hofman Formula
This room is the second part of The Kidnapping. A terrorist organization has threatened to cause a pandemic with a dangerous pathogen. The scientist Hofman who is very close to discovering the antiserum is kidnaped from his lab. This leaves the whole world in danger of being destroyed. Players in this game are scientists who have to penetrate Dr Med’s laboratory, find Hofman’s work and finish it in order to save the world.
Escape Hunt – Paris
The Escape Hunt room in Paris gives you the chance to become Sherlock Holmes for an hour. It offers complicated-plot games that require deductive thinking, quick mind and team work.
One of the games, Crime at the Cabaret, tells the story of Louise, the leading dancer of a famous cabaret who has disappeared mysteriously and the show cannot go on without her.
In 60 minutes the players must track Louise and find out what happened to her so that media don’t discover it first.
Ricoletti cycle –Trevino
Probably one of the most ingenious escape rooms you can visit. Ricoletti cycle offers the chance to enjoy unique experience that introduces the player to a story of two parts. In the first part the team is in the Ricoletti villa where Mrs. Ricoletti has just been murdered. Her husband Umberto blames her friend Edel and locks her (together with the players) in the tearoom. In 60 minutes the players must exit the room before the real murderer escapes.
The second part of the game starts when the players manage to exit the tearoom and start searching for the real murderer of the landlady Mrs. Ricoletti.
Escape Room in Rome
Secret of the Vatican – the most appropriate game for an escape room in Rome, right? In 60 minutes players must discover millenary secret guarded carefully by father Fabio that will reveal the truth about the Vatican.
The game is full of challenges, quests and logical puzzles. You can play a similar game in an escape room in Bansko but instead of Rome, you have to discover the secrets of Egypt.
Escape Room Challenge – Dallas, Texas
Open Sea Robbery is one of the most exciting and amusing escape games you can try.
Captain Blackbird has discovered that thieves have been on board and have stolen one of his treasure maps while he was on land with his crew. Afraid that they will try to find the real map, the captain leaves fake maps and fake clues around so thieves get confused.
Players have to return to the ship and find the real treasure map in 60 minutes or they risk to get caught and thrown to the water by the captain.
Roomescape – Stockholm
Roomescape has 7 different rooms offering variety of topics and difficulty levels
One of the most famous games of Roomescape is Zodiac Killer.
Your team and you are caught by a creepy zodiac killer and you have to get free and escape from him in order to avoid the autopsy table.
TameOut – London
One of the most exciting TameOut games is Mission Breakout. The plot is based in 1940, during WW II. The department decoding Nazi messages is located in an abandoned subway station in London. Winston Churchill asks you to decode a Nazi code urgently in order to save the world.
Of course, there are many more exciting and interesting escape rooms worldwide and in Bulgaria, we only offer you our humble Top 10 Most Exciting quest rooms.