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U-Boot Bunker Valentin

Rekumer Siel 1, 28777 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany
+49 421 69673670
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Vast and eerie space

Worth a visit for anyone interested in WW2. the site is well preserved and the entrance and audio... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
Rob C
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London, United Kingdom
Gigantic building and free entrance

If you are in Bremen, go to the vicinity and see that place! It's a gem!! The entrance is a bit... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2018
Bob x
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Florida
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Rekumer Siel 1, 28777 Bremen, State of Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Worth a visit for anyone interested in WW2. the site is well preserved and the entrance and audio guide are both free. Personal stories from those that were interned and worked on the site provide a human context to the concrete structure. As other posters...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

If you are in Bremen, go to the vicinity and see that place! It's a gem!! The entrance is a bit tricky to find = it's on the opposite side of the parking lot. The building itself it's huge, gigantic and enormous and you'll feel...More

Thank Bob x
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The Valentin Subway Factory is excellent to visit when you're in Bremen. It's a little far outside the city, but it's worth the time and effort to get there. They have not done too much to change the bunker, and it's mainly in the condition...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Takes more than an hour from the Bremen city center by train and bus. Probably will have to spend around 4-5 hours to visit. But still, it worths visiting. I would recommend this bunker more than any other places in Bremen. This overwhelming, colossal bunker...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Be prepared to have a few moments of reflection as you learn the history of the makings of this bunker

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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

It is the size of the bunker that get you. Of course the history of how it was built is awful, but nothing new. There is a self guided tour around and inside the building, including a small museum. It is a giant of engineering,...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

A bit complicated to go there, you must take a train and then a bus (count at least 45min from the main station). Check on the website the timetable because it's not always open. The visit is very interesting. You learn a lot about the...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

A little off the beaten path/autobahn, watch carefully for the small sign off of Rekumer Strasse pointing down the narrow street to the site. You may end up having to double back. The intended U-boat XXI factory bunker self guided tour provides an outstanding balance...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Very informative, self guided tour. Found being there haunting and quite emotional. Massive place, worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

An absolute pig of a place to find, don't follow google instructions and there's one tiny sign at end of road that's overgrown by trees. However is is worth the effort as it's pretty unmolested and unrestored. Terrifying reminder of how humanity can work. Over...More

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Response from Paul_Otter | Reviewed this property |
One hour would be the absolute minimum. I spend over four as a history nut...So anything in between would be fine. Enjoy!
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