Two friends were backpacking through the woods of northern Germany, in an area that was formerly the Soviet-run German Democratic Republic territory) – when they encountered a series of strange pipes coming out of the ground.
They bravely – or rather, foolishly – made up their minds to explore the area. What they discovered hidden just under the ground is a genuine piece of frightening history.
The two friends used to play there as children but were not allowed to explore the pipes.
But they finally decided it was time. The entrance was covered with a wooden lid, but they were able to remove it with a crowbar.
The view from inside the entrance.
They walked endless, hospital-like hallways…
Underground german bunker in the woods
The first dead end.
And another, caved in and covered in graffiti. They were not the first ones to visit here.
Doors that resemble bank vault doors looked like they were torn from their hinges by force.
They were heavy and covered in writing that was hard to decipher.
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