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Underground air raid shelter

Open every last Friday of the month, this is a guided visit of an air raid shelter (€3, but beware... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
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2 Oct 2016
“Underground air raid shelter”
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Via Fabio Severo | Di Fronte Al Civico No 11, 34100, Trieste, Italy
+39 339 253 9712
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By chance, I was in town on the last Friday of the month (which is when tours are given). The guide was really accommodating as he loaned me a jacket (it can get a little chilly down there relative to the summer heat) and also...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Open every last Friday of the month, this is a guided visit of an air raid shelter (€3, but beware -- both the tour and almost all the expository text are in Italian, with a handful of German texts spread throughout). The difference between the...More

5  Thank Gunther S
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Amazing architecture of underground shelters and the story of bombardments of Trieste during wwII. Hard to get the schedule of guided visits.

6  Thank Dean M
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Trieste was the only part of Italy that after Sept.8 1943 was annected to Germany for strategic reasons (the Port). This put it under bombing so the germans and Italians built a network of shelters for the German governor and army and for the civile...More

7  Thank checovenier
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Outstanding place of history but above all exciting. It is a unique example of urban bunker and shelter that had been used for different purposes. You have to bring with you a torch, wear boots and maybe a raincoat. Not easy to find info on...More

2  Thank LauraNovak
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

This place is an outstanding example of the urban bunkers during the 2nd world war. It is an experience full of emotions. We need to remember this part of history in order not to repeat these mistakes. The guide is keen to explain the history...More

2  Thank DanicaJablonska
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Had read about Klein Berlin and seriously tried to get there. Went to their website to try to determine hours they were open. To no avail. Called directly but no one spoke English. That's fair. Called the Trieste travel information only to be told that...More

4  Thank TGB40
Lucio M, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Kleine Berlin, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2015

Sorry for the problems you have had in contact us. We are a private association and not a public museum, we are open only every last Friday of the month at 8,00 p.m. or, in other days, on reservation, for schools or groups of at...More

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13 September 2018|
Response from Lucio M | Property representative |
The Kleine Berlin is open with a guided tour every last Friday of each month at 6.00 and 8.00 pm. (in november Friday 28th) For the visit is not necessary to book but simply arrive at the entrance a few minutes ahead of... More
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19 July 2018|
Response from Lucio M | Property representative |
Good morning, The Kleine Berlin is a private site run by some volunteers of the CAT - Club Alpinistico Triestino, so it is open to the public only every last Friday of the month with two guided tours starting respectively at... More
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16 July 2018|
Response from Lucio M | Property representative |
The tours is long about 500 meters and the visit take about two hours, there are light end electricity
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