Spitzbunker Air Raid Shelter in Neunkirchen
this superterranean eight-storey air raid shelter was built in 1938 and measures 23 metres in height. During World War II, it could provide shelter from air raids to approx. 200 people at a time. The Spitzbunker is the only accessible air raid shelter of its kind in Southwestern Germany
relevant filming facts
access by prior arrangement only
today, the bunker houses an exhibition
very well preserved
concrete walls, wooden benches. Upon prior agreement, smaller modifications on site are possible to accommodate filming
circular, tapered toward the top. The base area measures an average of approx. 10m
road traffic noise coming from the main road (passing at a distance of approx. 30 m) cannot be heard inside the bunker
a parking lot is situated next to the bunker, which is surrounded by trees and shrubs
wide variety of gastronomic offers inside the nearby Wasserturm (water tower) and the Saarpark Center shopping mall
upon prior agreement, the Information Room can be made available for make-up, wardrobe, technical equipment, etc.
coming from Saarbrücken on the A623 motorway (direction Neunkirchen), take the Neunkirchen exit and follow the signposts indicating the Saarpark Center. From the Spitzbunker parking lot right next to the Saarpark Center, follow the 200 m footpath to the bunker.
public buses operate between the Spitzbunker and Neunkirchen Cental Station, which is situated approx. 1 km away
a great many possibilities nearby (e.g., Spitzbunker parking lot)