Back in January we did one the best things we've ever done in Tokyo - a puzzle scavenger hunt in and around the Tokyo Metro. We were super excited to find out that it was back with all new adventures and puzzles! And, once again, the Tokyo Underground Mysteries did not disappoint!
|Many other people doing the same thing we were doing - trying to interpret a series of windows!|
We got a late start in our day, so we started with lunch while we figured out the first puzzle and then we were off!
|Fried rice (chahan) from Pepper Lunch|
|Godzilla Road with Godzilla in the background!|
Once again, my favorite part was the mystery train ride. We got on a the train, per instructions, and then had to answer questions solvable only during the ride between each stop until we knew where to get off next.
|Watching the board for answers and clues|
|Puzzle book in one hand, train handle in the other, pencil had to go somewhere!|
|Not a puzzle, just an amusing sign outside of a restroom|
|Chocolate pecan waffle break|
|Found an excellent view of the Shibuya crossing!|
It took us a little longer this time, but we worked well together and definitely wouldn't want to do this alone. Once we'd acquired all the clues, we headed home, took a break, ate Thanksgiving Dinner Part Deux, and then spread everything out on the dining room table to solve the final puzzle. It took some trial and error and even a little serendipity, but we did it!
|More windows = more clues|
For those in the Tokyo area or visiting before the end of January, I highly recommend this adventure!