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...

REBUILDING THE CITY

Destroyed / Reconstructed?

The old town of Nuremberg was more than 90% destroyed after the 2nd World War. Why and how was Nuremberg destroyed in such a way? And why are there again today ....

Förderverein Nürnberger Felsengänge e.V.

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D-90403 Nuremberg

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