Riese is the name of a plan and an underground mine-constriction complex created during the WWII. It is located in Góry Sowie (Awl Mountains) and Książ Castle. The main aim of the project was the creation of massive, underground, bombing-proof spaces for Hitler and the most important people in Nazi Germany and also a canter of armament industry. According to plans this underground city was supposed to host even 40 thousand people. During our tour we will visit these spaces and also visit one more interesting Reich project - Arado. This one day trip is a real treat for history and WWII lovers.
Lunch on request
Up to 30 days*
Pick up from your Wrocław hotel/hostel by the coach and our tour guide. Transfer to Kamienna Góra Arado Project Museum. Sightseeing with a guide. Transfer to Książ Castle sightseeing of WWII route. Possible lunch break. Transfer to Włodarz Riese Complex and sightseeing with a guide. Return to Wrocław.
The "Arado Project - Hitler's Lost Laboratory" in Kamienna Góra is one of the most modern underground tourist routes in Poland (Polish: Projekt Arado - Zaginione laboratorium Hitlera). The complex is located in the center of Kamienna Góra, at 1a Lubawska Street. During World War II, Kamienna Góra was one of the places where the German aviation industry developed its technological projects related to the aviation industry. Former textile factories have become the design office of ARADO. The most famous WWII jet Arado ...
Książ Castle is especially interesting as it joins older history, as the construction started in the 13th century, and more recent history as it was largely changed during WWII. If you enjoy conspiracy theories of the human civilization, there is no other such place like Książ as digressions about Hitler purposes for Książ are numerous. During sightseeing of the castle, you will be able to see lots of alternations introduced by Nazi Germans. Apart from the Castle itself it is worth to stroll in the Książ gardens desi...
Riese is a name of a plan and an underground mine-constriction complex created during the WWII. It is located in Góry Sowie (Awl Mountains) and Książ Castle. The main aim of the project was creation of massive, underground, bombing-proof spaces for Hitler and the most important people in Nazi Germany and also a canter of armament industry. According to plans this underground city was supposed to host even 40 thousand people. Currently, we are aware of existence of 7 major complexes. 4 of them are available to tourist...
Tour guide, museum guides, driver
Arado Project Museum, Książ Castle WWII route (Underground Route), Włodarz Museum
Your hotel/hostel in Wrocław
Your hotel/hostel in Wrocław
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