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Tour in Thiva

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Hidden : 05/01/2008
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A tour in town of Thiva - Greece

Tour in Thiva

Let's go to know the city of Thiva. One of the most known cities of Ancient Greece which is full of archaeological discoveries of big interest.

We choose 4 spots of the city that you have to visit for discover the cache.


Spot #1

38 19.519N, 23 19.573E.
There you will find a bell tower of one of the most known churches of the city. Note the construction year of the bell tower. This is number X
From the courtyard of the church you have a nice view of the fertile lowland of Thiva.

Spot #2

38 19.358N, 23 19.055E.
You will be found in the courtyard of another very known church of the city where there are the marble bust of a very known mayor of the city of Thiva. On the base of the statue there is a sign with the dates of his birth and death.
You have to answer these questions.
1st Question. How many times appears the number 7 in the above years. This is the Y, 2nd Question. How many times appears the number 9 in the above years. This is the W, 3rd Question. Add all the number digits of the above years and from the two-digit result the last one is the Z

Spot #3

38 19.194N, 23 19.065E.
In this spot there is a statue if one of the most known and important poet of Ancient Greece. Find the four digit construction year of the statue that is encraved on it.
The 1st digit is number A , The 2nd digit is number B, The 3rd digit is number C
The 4th digit is number D

Spot #4

38 18.815N, 23 19.684E.
The byzantine church of Ag. Fotini.
How many green lamp posts can you see situated arround the small church in total?
This is number P

You can continue on the asfalt road that pass in front of the small church and reach Moshopodi area where you will find a nice quite park with a cafe bar. You can take a rest, drink a cup of coffee or a refresher and make the calculations for the last stage. In this area there is also a contemporaneous theater where in the summer take place many cultural events.

And now that you have make a small tour of the town lets do some Calculations :

Norh Coordinates : 38° A(P*2).(C-1)(D-P)(W+Y)

East Coordinates : 23° (Y*Z*W).(X-999+W)

and go to see the town from high. If you have a bike you will find very nice routes until the final spot of this cache. If you have a normal car be a little carefull.

I wish you to enjoy the cache and the tour in Thiva. The Greek Geocaching site (Only in Greek)

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre n ohfu pbirerq jvgu fbzr fgbarf

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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