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A Historical fort

The visit of this fort was very interesting. The visit is mostly underground. The guide (Noami) was... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
PiggyRusnak
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Amazing WWI fort

This fort is amazing. We had an extremely knowledgable and passionate guide. She knew so much... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Nathan H
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Built from 1893 to 1916, the Feste Kaiser Wilhelm II represents the beginning of a new era in fortifications conceptions and technologies. Dispersed constructions connected with underground tunnel, iron cupolas, concrete buildings, power plants and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rue du Camp | Mutzig, 67190 Dinsheim-sur-Bruche, France
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The visit of this fort was very interesting. The visit is mostly underground. The guide (Noami) was really knowledgeable and knew what she was talking about. The visit is detailed — is wasn't too long at 2h & 45mins.

Thank PiggyRusnak
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This fort is amazing. We had an extremely knowledgable and passionate guide. She knew so much, about the construction, history and the impact the wars had on the the surrounding area, villages, towns and communities. Due to junkers allot of history has been striped away...More

1  Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This fort is amazing - so much to see and learn. We had a VERY knowledgable and passionate guide - Noami. She knew so much, about the fort and also about how WW1 and WW2 impacted the surrounding area, villages, towns and communities. We had...More

1  Thank 69ab1
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Good attraction to visit. This is a guided tour only per scheduled hours. Currently (could be this is a low tourist season) tours are only given in French or German languages. They also give a leaflet in English if needed. The price is 10 euro...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very knowledgeable guide, 2h45min of history, 10 euro. Visit only with guide, therefore needs to check the schedule.

Thank Franck B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited here as there was a publicity leaflet in our hotel and we thought it looked interesting as it was described as an underground fort used in the First World War and showed pictures of a hospital and many other interesting features. You obviously...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

a beautiful preserved old world relic of the pre WWI construction era. nice tour in a clean , well lite , sub terranian fortress. many relics and artifacs on display and many original cannons. From construction in 1893 to the Nazis leaving in 1945 ,the...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This guided visit (in several languages) , mostly in the underground, gives you the feeling how soldiers lived at this time. The guide explains you many details about history and strategy of war: don't miss this visit!

Thank grossengleitner
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Mutzig fort is a really nice experience to get a peek into the vast military history of the region Alsace. I would suggest to check out the website and the schedules of the tour, because english tours are only available in summer, and on...More

Thank Parth M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Speaking as a war correspondent and expert on modern fortifications, Mutzig is spectacular and fascinating. This vast work served as a model for the Maginot Line's engineers. Designed to block any French advance north before WWI. Actually, two main forts and a series of batteries...More

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Response from Ruben A | Reviewed this property |
I did it in English. This is only at 15:30 daily and it lasted 2.5 h as well. I assume that some technicisms might be difficult to follow in German if you're not familiar with it. If you're a group of more than 10 you can... More
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Regret to inform you that in my opinion it is probably not suitable for your mother due to the length of the tour ~2.5 hours, numerous stairs etc. There are no elevators and I do not recall any benches where whe might be... More
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