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timetable

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

kontakt

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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Rock-Cut Beer Cellars

Thanks to the stability of the Triassic sandstone, extensive complexes of cellars - in some places up to four storeys deep - could be excavated into the bedrock.

To this day, an ingenious and amazingly simple system of ventilation shafts ensures the automatic circulation of fresh air.

Originally, these rock-cut cellars were used primarily for the making and storing of beer. In fact, the first reference to their existence has to do with the storage of beer. In an ordinance of the Nuremberg town council dated November 11, 1380, it is decreed that anyone intending to brew and sell beer must have a cellar of his own, "ten feet long and sixteen feet wide."

With the introduction of mechanical refrigeration, the rock-cut cellars lost their significance as beer-storage facilities. During the devastating air raids of World War II, many citizens of Nuremberg sought and found shelter in the historic beer cellars.

Today, a tract of cellars directly beneath the Altstadthof Brewery is once again being used for the storage of several tasty beer specialities.




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