Osówka underground city in Głuszyca

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Country: Poland Region:
dolnośląskie
Town:
Głuszyca
Category:

tourist attraction

city

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 3-7
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

Osówka underground complex is one of the most interesting in the Owl Mountains.

Underground tunnels with an extensive network of corridors, created in mid-1943 were used for the construction workers and prisoners of the concentration camp Gross-Rosen. Construction was covered in mystery and was probably used as a secret hideout of Adolf Hitler. It is said that this was the last, largest and most extensive Hitler's fortress in Lower Silesia.

The most interesting objects in the underground city are: 50-meter-long "Casino" with window openings, concrete block called "gym", the remains of the narrow gauge line, the foundations of the prison barracks, as well as a memorial plaque with the names of people who had participated in the reconstruction and to whom we owe the possibility of visiting the place.

If you plan to explore the complex should stock up on warm clothing, comfortable shoes and socks, even in the summer because there is cold here.

Walking takes place with a guide, participants receive helmets.

Osówka underground city in Głuszyca

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Adress:

Świerkowa 29d  Sierpnica, 58-340 Głuszyca

Opening days and hours:

open from April to October, from 10:00-18:00 and from November to March 10:00-16:00

Tickets adults:
14 PLN
Tickets children:
12 PLN
Pass:

n/a

Additional information:

- The complex has a paid parking (4 PLN cars and 10 PLN coaches)

- Over the counter cash payment only

- Visitors have a choice of several routes:

Exploring the underground city - an extreme journey into the past costin 20 PLN, reservation required

Getting the underground city - EXPEDITION RIESE, cost 70 PLN, reservation required

ducational tour for children MEETING WITH SOWIOGÓR (minimum 15 people), cost 20 PLN, reservation required

E-mail:

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Phone:

+48 74 845 62 20

Source:

su; www.osowka.pl; http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Os%C3%B3wka_(g%C3%B3ra)

Updated on

Thursday, 04 April 2013

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