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Casemates and Water Supply Conduits:
täglich um 15:15 h
fr., sa., su. & holidays auch um 16:15 h
sa., su. & holidays auch um 11:15 h

World War II Art Bunker:

täglich um 14:30 h
fr. & sa. auch um 17:30 h
sa., su. & holidays auch um 11:30 h

exceptions: please refer to tour description

admission rates

Casemates and Water Supply Conduits:
adults: € 8,-
reduced rate: € 7,-
children under 3 years free when accompanied by an adult

World War II Art Bunker:
adults: € 7,-
reduced rate: € 6,-
children under 7 years free when accompanied by an adult

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Förderverein Nürnberger Felsengänge e.V.
Albrecht-Dürer-Straße 21
90403 Nürnberg

Phone: +49 911 22 70 66
E-mail: infoatfelsengaenge-nuernberg.de

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Casemates and Water Supply Conduits

Guided tour in German only. English audio guides available!

Since 1545, monumental bastions have reinforced the city walls behind the imperial castle of Nuremberg. At the time of their completion, the imposing bulwarks built by Antonio Fazuni were unique in Germany. In their day, they were greatly admired and widely imitated.

Today, having survived the Second World War essentially unscathed, these impressive fortifications are hailed as a prime example of Renaissance defensive architecture in Germany.

Within the bastions, steep steps lead down into vaulted defense passageways known as casemates at the level of the dry moat.

From there, a staircase which has been there since 1543 leads further down into a rock-cut water supply conduit which formerly terminated in the basement of the town hall, next door to the "Lochgefängnis", the dreaded dungeon hole.

The exact age of this rock-cut "secret passageway" is unknown. But it was already in existence by 1459 when "pipe master" Scharpf described it and identified it by the name of "Lochwasserleitung".

Apx. 2 km of rock-cut passageways of this sort (which are generally ca 60 cm in width and about the height of a standing man) riddle the sandstone bedrock of the Nuremberg castle hill. They were originally dug to obtain a supply of water for the urban population.

With the introduction of a central water supply system, these historic rock-cut water conduits lost their vital significance.

guided tours

duration: about 90 min

täglich um 15:15 h
fr., sa., su. & holidays um 16:15 h
sa., su. & holidays um 11:15 h

exceptions: 07.11. to 31.03. closed
Saisonstart: am Samstag vor Palmsonntag, spätestens jedoch am 1. April

Guided tour in German only. English audio guides available!

Treffpunkt/Start

Eingang Kunstbunker, Obere Schmiedgasse 52, 90403 Nürnberg

admission rates

adults: € 8,-
Schüler / Studenten: € 7,-
children under 3 years free when accompanied by an adult

groups: € 80,- / fremdsprachig: € 90,-

Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 12 Personen

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Kassenautomat am Eingang "Historischer Kunstbunker"
Obere Schmiedgasse 52, 90403 Nürnberg

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Museumsladen am Albrecht-Dürer-Haus
Albrecht-Dürer-Straße 30, 90403 Nürnberg

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Tourist-Info am Hauptmarkt
Hauptmarkt 18, 90403 Nürnberg

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Tourist-Info am Hauptbahnhof
Königstraße 93, 90402 Nürnberg

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Buchung per E-mail: infoatfelsengaenge-nuernberg.de
Buchung per Phone: +49 911 227066