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Monument Valley

Help Ida discover who she is in this beautiful puzzle game

Monument Valley is an imaginative and innovative Escheresque puzzle game that has inspired many

Monument Valley

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Monument Valley
Monument Valley
$3.99 in the App Store

Monument Valley is an imaginative and innovative Escheresque puzzle game that has inspired many. Prepare yourself for a beautiful journey across unique lands that look like optical illusions to the eye and think outside the box as you figure out the solutions to the game's intricate puzzles.

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Changing environment. You tell Ida where to go by tapping on the spot you want her to walk to. If she’s unable to go to that spot, she will not move. With swipes and taps, you are able to rotate parts of the architecture to create new paths that would have otherwise been impossible to make. Guide Ida across a waterfall or have her walk down sides of walls in this awesome and imaginative game.

Changing environment
Challenging levels

Challenging levels. There are plenty of levels for you to solve, and in order to move on to the next, you’re going to have to figure out the previous one, of course. In each puzzle, you need to guide Ida from the starting point to the ending shrine, which has a distinctive marker on it for easy recognition.

Beautiful puzzles. Experience why this beloved puzzle game has won the hearts of millions around the world.

Beautiful puzzles

What is it about?

Monument Valley is an Escheresque puzzle game where you help guide Princess Ida through illustrious stages that are designed to be intricate optical illusions in order for her to figure out who she is. The art style in the game is revolutionary, and everything is beautiful and stunning. While the game may seem a bit short, there is more content available through in-app purchases. And in the end, it's all about the experience getting to the end than how much time you spend playing it.

For those who...

  • Love puzzles
  • Love artistic games
  • Want something soothing and is more about the experience getting there

Not for those who...

  • Want something longer and fast-paced

Why we love it

Monument Valley is a breakthrough puzzle game that has inspired many others like it. The optical illusions are stunning and intricate, puzzles are more about the experience than challenge, and it is just one of those games you must experience for yourself. It's revolutionary, and for good reason.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Puzzle Adventure
Last updated
November 4, 2022
Release date
April 3, 2014
More info

Monument Valley is $3.99 but there are more add-ons

  • $1.99

    Forgotten Shores

App Store Description

** Apple Game of the Year 2014 **
** Winner of Apple Design Award 2014 **

In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world.

Monument Valley is a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People.

Ida's Dream now available.

Forgotten Shores: Eight new chapters of adventure and illusion available now as a separate purchase.

Buy or download Monument Valley now and you’ll also get our fully animated iMessage sticker pack, including 5 stickers exclusive to players! Only available on iOS10 and above.


"This might be the most beautiful iPad game of 2014" - Wired

"Brilliant design... stayed with me like a dream I didn't want to forget" 9/10 - Polygon

"The most sublime hour my iPad has ever given me... and the value of such a thing is incalculable" - Kotaku

"Monument Valley stuns with its serenity... each screen is a work of art" - Huffington Post

"Almost impossibly gorgeous... a feast for your senses" 5/5 - Touch Arcade



Inspired by minimalist 3D design, optical illusions and palaces and temples from around the world, every monument is a unique, hand-crafted world to explore.


Twist and drag to reshape the world and help Ida to explore. Designed to be easy for everyone to pick up, enjoy and complete.


Audio reacts to your manipulation of the world to provide a surreal and beautiful soundscape. Best experienced with headphones.


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** Monument Valley is designed for iPhone 4 and above. It is NOT compatible with iPod Touch 4th Generation.

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