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Massive reminder of dark times

We were intrigued by the strange steep roof of this unusual construction and went to have a closer... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2017
Trainbleu
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Brussels, Belgium
unfinished bunker

I actually stumbled upon this Hockbunker accidentally. It was erected during World War 2 to protect... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2017
konshoe
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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Jun 23, 2019
“Interesting part of history”
Apr 13, 2017
“Massive reminder of dark times”
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Although never completed and thus not tested this seems like a very sturdy shelter against air raids. All locked up it seems not to be used today. Nevertheless, it is very impressive

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

We were intrigued by the strange steep roof of this unusual construction and went to have a closer look at it. It turned out to be the roof of a high-rise bunker (‘Hochbunker’ in German) on Augustinerhof, built in 1942 next to the town hall....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

It was said to have been built for the protection of enemies against air strikes that can accommodate and hide people for safety from the enemies. The construction was intended to the advantage of being built upward, which was much cheaper than downward excavation. It...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

I actually stumbled upon this Hockbunker accidentally. It was erected during World War 2 to protect officials and civilians against potential air attacks but was not completed (you can see the roof that is not covered by any roof tiles or slates). There are a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

38 Meter high. 1942 Built next to City Hall in order to defend it against airstrikes. Pointed roof shape (never completed) so bombs would bounce from the roof to the ground. WW II fire management, technical emergency service and urban management. Has also served as...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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