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Walk in Valpovo

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Hidden : 4/28/2014
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Introduction

Welcome to the city of Valpovo. Walk around stages and collect the clues for the final coordinates. We are hoping that you'll have nice and pleasant walk.

Castle Prandau Normann in Valpovo

STAGE 1: Birth house of Matija Petar Katančić

Next time when you hold the Bible in your hands, remember the person who is responsible for the first complete translation from Latin to Croatian language. His name is Matija Petar Katančić and he is born in Valpovo in the year 1750 at this place that we are showing you.

Question to answer: From the memorial plaque attached on the house read the last two digits. This will be A.

STAGE 2: Rimocatolic parish church of Blessed Virgin Mary

The church is built in baroque style from the year 1722 to 1737. With its sheer size, architectural and stylistic features and quality baroque-classicist inventory stands out from other more modest religious monuments in Valpovština, and because of it, it enters the circle of valuable Baroque churches in Slavonija.

Left from the church is parish office with the plaque attached on it. The plaque is dedicated to Ante Evetović Miroljub, croatian poet who was vicar in this church.

Question to answer: From the plaque translate the whole year from Roman numbers. This will be B.

STAGE 3: High school Valpovo

First school for crafts in Valpovo was founded in the year 1898. In the year 1963 gymnasium was founded. Today under the name high school Valpovo there are many other orientations available for the pupils (gymnasium, ecconomic school, school of electrical engineering, various crafts). High school had gym for various sports but in the year 1999 the new gym was built next to the school.

Question to answer: On plaque on the new gym read XX from the following text: "Temeljni kamen položen je XX. svibnja 1996. godine". This XX will be C.

STAGE 4: Cultural center Matija Petar Katančić

The history of cinematographic in Valpovo goes way back to 1900 when the first show was held. At the site of the present theater regular performances began in 1926. This building was completly rebuilt from 2005 - 2010 and now is Cultural center "Matija Petar Katančić" with multipurpose hall for cinematographic and other cultural shows and activities.

Question to answer: At the waypoint coordinates count the number of rectangular ground level lights.This will be D.

STAGE 5: Elementary school Matija Petar Katančić

The first year, which is mentioned in the foundation of elementary school in Valpovo was 1774. In the year 1962 started the construction of the school that is standing here today. There are about 900 pupils in about 40 classes. If we count the number precisely the school celebrates this year 240 years of its existance.

Question to answer: Standing at the waypoint coordinates you see one of the entrances into the school. Count the number of the concrete pillars on the left side of the entrance.This will be E.

FINAL COORDINATES:
N 45° 39.XXX
E 018° 24.YYY

XXX = C*(A-E)-B-(A-(D+E))

YYY = B-A*(D+E)-E+D*(E-C)


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Chmmyr: Fhz bs nyy pyhrf vf 2058.
Pnpur: tebhaq yriry

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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