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Wolfsschanze, Wolf's Liar

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Address: Remote Forest Location of Gierloz and Ketrzyn, Gierloz 11-400, Poland
Phone Number: +48 89 752 44 29
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Description: Previously East-Prussia; Former Military complex of the Third Reich...
Previously East-Prussia; Former Military complex of the Third Reich. Military Commanding Center of the Eastern Front in WWII. Site of the 1944 assassination attempt on Hitler, by Claus von Stauffenberg. Story told in the 2008 film Valkirye.
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We booked this tour through Interpol, and had a driver pick us up at out hotel and drop us at the attraction. Once there, we were greeted by Jadwiga, our tour guide. She was so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We booked this tour through Interpol, and had a driver pick us up at out hotel and drop us at the attraction. Once there, we were greeted by Jadwiga, our tour guide. She was so friendly and gave us an incredibly interesting tour. We were able to walk into and through some buildings and all the while Jadwiga was sharing... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I didn't know what to expect coming here. I'm a history teacher and was really interested in seeing the spot where Hitler was almost assassinated. I thought I'd show up, see a couple of buildings, and it'd be over. What I didn't expect was a hike through the woods that really was a hike through history. Make sure you wear... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went to see the bunkers in the morning but sadly for us rain was a little pain in the xxx. We didn't get a guided tour which could be a better way to experience the atmosphere and learn more. Anyway nice place if you are interested WW2 and history.

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Swansea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stayed last week in Warsaw and organised 3 private tours via a company called Intopoland. Danuta dealt with all my queries in a very professional and helpful manner, and all of the trips were fantastic.We were collected on time from our apartment each day, and dropped off at a location of our choosing. We first visited Wolf's Lair, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is like a trip back into history. The remains of the bunkers that Hitler build give a great and lasting impression of how it was during the second WW. Sleeping at the hotel on the premisses is also an experience. Old SS barracks that have been changed into rooms were the old times revive. Walking along the path of... More 

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Drachselsried, Bayerischer Wald
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The place is unbelievable. Never knew this was the "Command and Control Centre" for Hitler. A few years ago I met one of Hitler's personal bodyguards, who was here. In use from 1941 to 1944 when it was destroyed by the SS before the Russians arrived. 40,000 troops guided the area. Get the Guide book if possible, our guide wrote... More 

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Chester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A must if you are in the area as an absolutely fascinating glimpse into history. It does need attention to retain historical status as concern it will not be protected for the future generations to visit.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I like history and I couldn't miss that being about 50 km from. You definitely need a guide there. We didn't get any map, there are no information boards. Maybe one at the entrance and near a place when was attack on Hitler. In 21 century it should be better prepared.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Visiting this place is a possibility to touch a piece of history. Especially if take a guide which costs reasonable money and helps to better understand the object and the activities happened there. It is absolute must to anyone which is at least a bit interested in WWII history. Visited already second time and still was interesting to be there.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This place is state of the art in means of engineering. Imagine huge, dense forest where from time to time you encounter bunkers, operational buildings, and war equipment. Some of the bunkers are still in really good condition. Ingenious (at times of WWII) technologies to be seen an heard about. It makes sense to book guided trip, they let you... More 

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Address: Remote Forest Location of Gierloz and Ketrzyn, Gierloz 11-400, Poland
Phone Number: +48 89 752 44 29
Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Northern Poland  >  Warmia-Masuria Province  >  Gierloz

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