CELLARS, BUNKERS & TUNNELS

Discover Nuremberg's Underworld

Discover secret passages and water tunnels, bunkers from the 2nd World War, battlements on the city walls, old beer cellar systems and nuclear bunkers from the Cold War era.

Our underworld experts will guide you through these secret places.

Join us in the underworld.

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advice

Information for people with special needs

Special event

Konzert mit
Lilo Kraus und Chris Schmitt

am 20.12.2022 um 19:00 Uhr

GUIDED TOURS IN
NUREMBERG'S UNDERGROUND WORLD

DUNGEONS

Medieval jurisdiction

Being thrown into the dungeon was usually tantamount to death. The medieval dungeons in the vaulted cellars of Nuremberg’s City Hall are unique in Germany...

NUCLEAR BUNKER

Surviving World War 3?

Five minutes to get into the bunker where there is air, water and light for 14 days. Shared with 2,000 fellow occupants, 8 hours lying down, 16 hours sitting....

TUNNELS AND SECRET PASSAGES

The castle’s hidden defences

Deep within Nuremberg’s bastions, secret winding passages were built to defend the city. A labyrinth of metre-high casemates, the embrasures of which were used to fire at all angles across...

CITY WALL

Nuremberg's insurmountable wall

Wealthy cities have to protect themselves. Nuremberg was rich and has a long tradition of investing in its fortifications. For centuries, Nuremberg was one of the best-protected cities in Europe....

WATER TUNNELS

Lifelines in the underworld

Water - vital for the existence of a city. Nuremberg’s citizens struck lucky deep within the castle rock. Wells and miles of tunnels were hewn into the sandstone, ...

ART BUNKER

Unscathed by WWII

In the Second World War, Nuremberg sustained the most devastation of all cities in Germany after Dresden. Yet many of Nuremberg’s art...

CHILDREN'S TOURS Available in German only

BETRAYED!

How does Nuremberg protect itself from enemies?

This tour is only available in German.

SCOUTS AND SPIES

Holiday Program: Secret Passages

This tour is only available in German. ….

GUIDED TOURS FOR CHILDREN AND SCHOOL CLASSES

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