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Historische Felsengaenge Nuernberg

Bergstr. 19, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 2449859
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A Truly Unique Experience

For me, this was my favourite attraction in Nuremberg. The tour was supposed to be in German... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
TheCautiousTraveller
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Goole, United Kingdom
Something different

I've been on other underground tours, such as natural caverns and catacombs, but this tour of the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
pathfinndr
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Norman, OK
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The history of Nuremberg's rock-cut cellarsSouthern Germany's biggest rock-cut cellar mazeThrough many centuries, the citizens of Nuremberg have built vaults and corridors into the bright red sandstone below their city. In 1380, the widespread cellar system was mentioned in a document for the first time. In all those years, the cellars were primarily used for the ripening and storage of beer – mostly the city's famous red beer.Today, the craft brewery Hausbrauerei Altstadthof again uses a small part of the widespread maze-like cellar system to ripen and store specialty beers and beer schnaps.Of course, visiting the craft brewery and the whisky distillery will be part of the tours. Afterwards, there will be time to taste the local specialties in the brewery tavern. Just come around, it is worth a visit!
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Bergstr. 19, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

For me, this was my favourite attraction in Nuremberg. The tour was supposed to be in German, however as most of us on the tour were English, the guide decided to do it in English. We had the audio guide with us, but didn't use...More

Thank TheCautiousTraveller
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I've been on other underground tours, such as natural caverns and catacombs, but this tour of the old brewing cellars beneath Nuremberg is pretty unique. Not only do you get a sense of how the cellars were used in medieval time for brewing beer, but...More

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent way to spend a few hours and get a completely different view of Nuremburg. The explanation, albeit through an audiogram was very informative. Well worth the money.

Thank Mancs12
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The Subterranean Nuremberg is not well know to the general public. However, it is since several centuries that this tourist attraction is hidden beneath the street of Nuremberg. We thoroughly enjoyed this 75 minute visit of the underground of the city. Our local tour guide...More

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great information and history, excellent way to spend a few hours. Tour is sponsored by a brewery nearby, so you will get a bit of a sales pitch at the end, but its a great tour with lots of great information.

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Tickets are bought at Altstadthof brewery. Very interesting tour in English, in small group, attentive guide was passionate about the history of the place and the city. It's great to learn about the ingenuity of people to beat the lack of technology (and fridges!), potable...More

Thank Luna_Snowshoe
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is really a fascinating tour underground. The people of Nuernberg dug cellars 4 levels deep. Right under their houses. They used these cellars to store their favorite beverage at just the right temperature. What's their favorite beverage you ask? Well- BEER of course!! The...More

Thank Martini1014
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Very good tour throughout the underground of Nuremberg and the history of Germany plus the tour of the beer and whiskey brauerei.

Thank Norbert D
Reviewed 25 February 2017

An alternative way to learn about German life! An interesting way through subterranean Nuremburg! Our guide was very informative and made the tour interesting for us to enjoy every minute of it! An ideal option for those rainy days!

Thank Syl08
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Learnt a lot about the practices in brewing beer, Bavarian life in the past and even the history of some pickle company in the cellar. Had the opportunity for free tasting of brewery selection after too. Highly recommend and worth the 6€. English tour Sunday...More

Thank Rebecca L
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