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Historische Felsengaenge Nuernberg

Bergstr. 19, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 2449859
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This tour is unmissable!

Tickets are bought at Altstadthof brewery. Very interesting tour in English, in small group... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Luna_Snowshoe
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Super interesting and educational!

This is really a fascinating tour underground. The people of Nuernberg dug cellars 4 levels deep... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martini1014
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Chicago, Illinois
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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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 16 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
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We booked this tour through the Tourist Info Centre. The starting point for the tour wasn't particularly easy to find even with the map, but by asking local shopkeepers we got there. The tour was in German but we were provided with an English language...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a fascinating subterranean way to see Nuremberg. Beneath the stable Triassic sandstone streets of Nuremberg, are hidden extensive complexes of cellars. In some cases, the cellars are up to four storeys deep. The original use of these cellars was to store beer. During...More

Thank shri5
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

A labyrinth of tunnels carved out of the Rock on which Nuremberg sits for storing beer sounds ridiculous - but it is true! The tunnels are actually not that impressive but the effort to create and adapt them is. The history and information provided is...More

Thank LastMinuteLarry
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Very interesting, nice tour guide .. worth the money, although it is not very expensive. Would have loved to see some more ... Time went by to fast ... Tried the whiskey - great! - The "Rotbier" (red-beer) isn't my kind of taste but for...More

Thank SandraBerlin68
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We took the Red Beer tour which begins and ends with beer sample. There are no English tours for this particular tour, but there are audio guides available. The tour was interesting, but I felt like we missed a lot with the audio guide. The...More

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