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Underground City of Osowka -Tourist Route

German ground and underground construction of the Second World War of military-strategic purpose. Mining and construction works carried out in 1943-1945 resulted in a huge underground system of corridors, halls and fortifications.

The underground tourist route in Osówka complex  is a system of concrete corridors, halls of fortifications that were built on a large scale in 1943, by workers and prisoners from the camp Gross-Rosen. Excavations are part of "Riese" complex - Hitler's biggest quarters not only in Lower Silesia, but in the whole Reich. Osówka Complex is the most advanced facility in terms of  construction project in the Owl Mountains (Gory Sowie). The overground part of the complex is the external infrastructure of the underground premises. The largest two objects which attract the most attention are conventionally called "Casino" and "Gymnasium". "Casino" is a monolithic single-storey, reinforced concrete structure with a length of about 50 m and the second object, "Gimnasium" is a reinforced concrete foundation of technical premises designed to provide services to the underground part.  Today you can visit about 1700 m of underground corridors and halls, full of stories of the past years. It is the most interesting complex built in the Owl mountains (Gory Sowie).
Since 1996, it has been open to the public.

Underground City Osówka Ltd.
ul. Grunwaldzka 20
58-340 Głuszyca
tel +48 74 845 62 20
e-mail: biuro@osowka.pl

Here you can get all the information on how to visit the facility and arrange guide service in a foreign language.
The office is open from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 16.00, and in season on Saturdays from 09.00 to 14.00.

Tourist Route is open daily:
from April to October, from 10.00 to 18.00.
from November to March from 10.00 to 16.00.
The route is closed: the first day of Easter, 1 November, 25 December.
Opening hours:
- April: 10:15, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
- From May to September: 10:15, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, [18:00 - only for groups over 10 people].
- October: 10:15, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
- From November until the end of March: 10:15, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
The facility is divided into four routes:
Historical, takes about 1 hour [underground]
Extreme, takes about 1.5 hours [underground]
RIESE Expedition, takes about three hours [+ underground premises]
Educational [for children], the duration of about 2 hours.
The internal temperature is about +10.0 ° C.
Humidity - about 90%.
The track is lit electrically.
The tour is available for people with disabilities and limited mobility on request.
Guided Tours.
We recommend comfortable, athletic shoes and warm clothing in the summer.
Groups  or visits to special routes need to be arranged in advance.
Groups in foreign languages require advance arrangements.

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Świerkowa 29d
58-340 Głuszyca
La latitude et la longitude: 50.68728,16.37107
Fax+48 748456332
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