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Unterirdisch Uberleben - Surviving Underground: Sonnenberg Bunker

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Berglistrasse 33, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
+41 41 310 01 07
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I'll be honest, going to the bunker was a part of our tour that I was not looking forward to, but fortunately I went anyway. We were the only ones in the bunker and our local guide, Zora, was wonderful. It is simply fascinating that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JamieB312
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This bunker now accommodates 2000 people in the event of an emergency (it was originally intended for 20,000 people, but residents now have bunkers in the basement of their home). It was built during the Cold War period and its purpose was to protect its...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour in English. Impressive facility, but the most interesting part of the tour is to consider the realities of trying to survive in the face of the kind of disaster this was designed to address. Well worth a visit - the guides are excellent.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

The Cold War was real and frightening and the Swizz prepared as well as they could to ensure all its citizens were provided with shelter in the event of an attack. It is a marvel of engineering and construction and is designed around two motorway...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Switzerland has bunker space for 120% of the people that live in the country. We visited this bunker, which is one of the largest, with a group of 24 individuals ranging from 16 to 60 years old. The tour was worth every minute and every...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We were a small group of three who thought we knew what it was like during the cold war as we are old enough to remember it, but were we surprised. Zora was our most talented guide for this whirlwind tour of the bunker and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place and the tour itself. You can feel the atmosphere of the cold war. Our guide Kath was very friendly. Wish the tour lasted a bit longer and showed more rooms and facilities!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Roman S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our tour was with roughly 20 people who had little (or no) idea what we were walking into. Our guide gave us a plethora of rich information through this bunker tour, which truly opened up our eyes into the events of the Cold War and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I wouldn`t know a lot about this amazing Bunker without the great knowledge of Kathy. If you are already in Luzern. Why not make a visit? You would amaze how much swiss people have prepare for an emergency situation. What about us and our country?

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank eggeb
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic tour, quite diferent from the typical Lucerne atractions, and the guide is really nice and knows what she is talking, highly recommended!

Date of experience: April 2017
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